Awards were organised by Heidi Ashburner, Coordinator of Riverside Nursery to honour and recognise the teams who work at the Riverside Nursery and Bega Valley Workcrew. Whilst Supported Employees were also awarded certificates for their contributions, this post focuses on the Tulgeen staff who work alongside them.
Recipients of awards were as follows:
Jarrod Palmer Bega Valley Work Crew – The Raisin Award Of Appreciation for most deserving of a raisin pay.
Mel Pickering Bega Valley Work Crew – Kool & The Gang Award Of Teamwork for excellence in group work.
Matt Adamson Bega Valley Work Crew – Loch Ness Award of Recognition for least likely to be found.
Paul Spiteri, Operations Manager ADEs – The Point Buck Award of Excellence for Talking a big game.
Derek Povel, Riverside Nursery – The Running With The Bulls Award of Leadership for Biggest Risk Taker.
Sue Burgoyne, Riverside Nursery – The world’s best Big Kahuna Award for most time surfing the internet.
Jen Russell, Client Services General Manager – The Bermuda Triangle Award of Acknowledgment for the desk where things go in but don’t come out.
Dan Butchers, Riverside Nursery – P,s & Q,s Award of excellence for best manners.
Kevin Cox, Bega Valley Work Crew – The Outstanding Bunsen Burner Award for hottest ideas.
L to R: Kevin Cox and Matthew Adamson
L to R: Jen Russell and Mel Pickering with David Murphy
L to R: Sue Burgoyne, and Daniel Butchers
L to R: Paul Spiteri and Derek Povel