I’ve had another busy month visiting many schools and congratulating countless members of our community. One of the best things I love about my job is the people I get to meet, and admire what they do within our area. Art has been popping up everywhere recently, with the opening of the Seaview High School Art Exhibition and our Gibson local, Dianne Schroeder, creating her Poppy artwork along the Jetty at Brighton Beach.
Poppies at Brighton
If you haven’t already been, pop down to Brighton within the next week to view the commemorative display of knitted and crocheted poppies for Remembrance Day. The Poppy Project was created by local crafter Dianne Schroeder and her group of crocheters and knitters in February 2016. Every year Dianne displays the artwork around the time of Remembrance Day and also Anzac Day. With a total of 5 displays, I watched as many people from the local and wider community admired the beautiful work. Thank you Dianne!
If you’d like to attend a Remembrance Day Service, you can visit either Marion RSL or Brighton RSL. For information on these services, please visit the Calendar section on my website via http://www.coreywingard.com.au/calendar.
Seaview High School Art Exhibition
Many talented students at Seaview High School had the opportunity to display their artwork at an Art Exhibition held at the school on 5 November 2018. The extensive variety of art created by Year 12 Students was astounding. I am looking forward to having some of these art pieces displayed at my office, so keep an eye out for them when visiting.
Brighton Secondary School Graduation Night
I was delighted to be invited to the Brighton Secondary School Valedictory Night held at the Convention Centre on 1 November 2018. With a total of 304 Year 12 students graduating this year, it was a pleasure seeing these students follow in my footsteps, having been a previous graduate, all those many years ago! Congratulations to the 2018 Graduating Class.
Supporting our Farmers and Regional Businesses
South Australia’s Family and Business (FaB) Support Program is here to help farmers, farming families and regional businesses. FaB provides a free, informal, confidential, independent and understanding approach available for individuals, families or businesses in South Australia who may be affected by drought.
Promoting support for mental health and well-being issues is to ensure every individual has support. Be mindful and ask if they are okay. For those people who feel they themselves are at risk, or who think someone may be at risk do not hesitate to get in contact with:
Lifeline Phone – 13 11 14;
South Australian 24 hr Mental Health Triage Line Phone – 131 465;
Suicide Call Back Service Phone – 1300 659 467; or
Call the FaB Support team direct on their mobile or via the 24-hotline 1800 255 556 or email PIRSA.Recovery@sa.gov.au.
Please click here for more information.