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Hard work Mary’s secret to beat age

Special birthday girl: Gwendoline ‘Mary’ Powel. Picture: Robin Kornet<B> </B>

GWENDOLINE Powell, better known as Mary, celebrated her 100th birthday last Saturday with friends and family at The Manse restaurant in Armadale. more »

Nature’s beauty in focus

Ashley Pots’ photographic skills won him the student |category of a national photo competition. Right: Magdeline Lum’s photo of a bee won the People’s Choice Award.

HAVING an eye for tiny detail has paid off for a Year 6 student from John Calvin School in Kelmscott. more »

Sporting Marj still living life to the full

Marjory Creyk. Picture: Marcelo Palacios   d338124

FAMILY surrounded well-known and long-standing local community member Marjory Creyk for her 90th birthday this month. more »

Cr Hart named on honours list

Cr Pat Hart receives her award from WALGA president Troy Pickard.

CITY of Armadale councillor Pat Hart’s years of work in local government and passion for protecting the environment has helped earn her a place on the 2010 Local Government Honours list. more »

Green rewards for best behaviour

Fertilise Wise campaign worker Paul Lock and prize winner Sue Nesci.

SUE Nesci’s involvement in an environmental behaviour change program has earned her $1000. more »

Bucket loads of lives

Serial blood donor Fred Trill has donated the equivalent of 20 buckets full in 10 years. Picture: Marcus Whisson<B> </B>www.communitypix.com.au   d337023

FRED Trill has single-handedly saved 957 lives, simply by giving blood. more »

Youth mentor wins award

Skateboarder Josh McMurray has been awarded for his leadership skills. Picture: Marcus Whisson<B> </B>www.communitypix.com.au   d337054

MADDINGTON skateboarder Joshua McMurray’s commitment to skateboarding events and youth mentoring saw him win a state-wide youth award this month. more »

Review worth the wait

Denson Baker and Claire McCarthy have been thrilled by reviews of their film, <I>The Waiting City</I>. Picture: Will Russell <B></B>www.communitypix.com.au   d335983

CINEMATOGRAPHER and former Kelmscott resident Denson Baker has received plenty of acclaim since he graduated from film school 10 years ago, but he could not be happier after reading a review of his latest film, The Waiting City. more »

Rotary of WA appoints first Muslim president

Salim Youssef is relishing his role as Kenwick Rotary Club’s new president.

HUNTINGDALE man Salim Youssef is the first Muslim president of a Rotary club in WA, appointed by the Kenwick club this month. more »

Honour for ‘hero’ nurse

Lyn Dimer.

NAIDOC Week celebrated unsung heroes this week as part of its annual theme to acknowledge the quiet achievers in the indigenous community. more »

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