A public farewell will be held for long-time Balclutha
physiotherapist Dr Stephan Milosavljevic tomorrow night.
Dr Milosavljevic, who has lived and worked as a
physiotherapist in Balclutha for the past 30 years, is
leaving the town to become professor and director of the
school of physiotherapy at the University of Saskatchewan, in
Balclutha woman Sheila Moore, one of the organisers of the
farewell, said Dr Milosavljevic and his wife Marion were
important members of the community and would be sorely
Mrs Moore said Dr Milosavljevic had changed the lives of many
in the Clutha district, and the evening was a chance for the
community to thank him and his wife as well as to hear about
his seven-year rural health research project.
Dr Milosavljevic is also an academic at the University of
Otago, where he completed his masters and PhD studies.
The farewell for Dr and Mrs Milosavljevic will be held at the
Balclutha War Memorial Hall at 7.30pm tomorrow. Tickets are
available from Betta Electrical.
The $40 cost covers event expenses. The evening is being
organised by the community.
A supper will be held afterwards.