Award recognises ‘doing good’

Congratulating Jo Steffensen after she was given a ‘‘Doing good in the community’’ award are...
Congratulating Jo Steffensen after she was given a ‘‘Doing good in the community’’ award are Rotary Club of Mosgiel president Graeme Watson (left) and project co-ordinator Fraser Ellis. PHOTO: SUPPLIED
The Rotary Club of Mosgiel are highlighting the good in the community.

Club president Graeme Watson said the club decided one way to share some good was to acknowledge those in the community who just get on and help without any fanfare.

The first award ceremony was held at Burns Lodge in Mosgiel on Monday night.

Brian Larson
Brian Larson

Mr Watson presented Jo Steffensen and Brian Larson with the club’s first "Doing good in the community" awards.

Ms Steffensen had attended the Rotary Book Sale in Mosgiel every year and volunteered to look after the children’s book section, sorting, stacking and helping children with their purchases.

Mr Larson received the other award for his work collecting rubbish off the roadsides around Mosgiel.

Most days he can be seen out walking and keeping the place clean, Mr Watson said.

Mr Larson said he loved seeing people, having a yarn and keeping the place tidy.

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