by S Lowe 5THE FM newsonline wattlerangenow
Sandy Walshaw manager of The Millicent & District Community Club received the MBCA Employee of the Year Award. The category attracted a record 42 nominations and from a wide variety of industries. The high quality of the nominations was evident but this one stood out because there was tangible evidence that the business had seen marked improvements in many areas because of Ms Walshaw’s contribution. Ms Walshaw received the MBCA trophy and $100-00 voucher.
Over 12 months Sandy has driven change, willingly and successfully. She has been part of the restructure of the Club, has worked with the Board to help bring about that change and the continued improvement. She loves the customers and often attends special events just to make sure that all goes well for the customer.
Nominees in this award were:- Bianca Thomas – Kutz on Kentish, Anne Hughes – Australia Post Millicent, Belinda Mee – Kutz on Kentish, Pat Reilly – La Fromelle, Leandra Worrell – The Grand Hotel, Jessie Gregetic – Jaffle King & Carvery, Vicky Grant – Laura & Vicky Hair Designers, Michelle Skeer – Malseed Real Estate, Sonja Shoebinger – Acky’s Delli, Tina Smith – Millicent Chemist & Giftware, Ruby Miranda – Pierina’s Hair & Body Concept, Melissa Patzel – Millicent Real Estate, Michael Renehan – The Balcony Cafe, Karen Hately – Foster’s Foodland PL, Sharon Janek – Salt & Pepper Seafood, Kat Hicks – Somerset Hotel, Rosie Harvey – Millicent Veterinary Clinic, Jan Sargeant – Millicent Veterinary Clinic, Nicole Skeer – Millicent Chemist & Giftware, Angela Osborne – Heaven on a Hanger, Jenz Telfer – Woolworths Millicent, Casey Merrett – Denton Sportspower, Jess Bowman – Shearer’s Cook Cafe, Jenni Fuller – Alternate Life Health & Wellbeing Centre, Colleen Stewart – Java Cafe, Ben Sims – South West Freight, Trevor Stevens – South West Freight, Dr Libby Varcoe – Millicent Veterinary Clinic, David Foster – Foster’s Foodland PL, Mandy Scanlon – IGA Millicent, Sally Gregurke – Millicent & District Hospital, Sandy Walshaw – Millicent * District Community Club, Kristy Bromley – Somerset Hotel, Michael Cavanagh – Foster;s Foodland PL, Elizabeth Wallis – Millicent Chemist & Giftware, Laura Renehan – The Balcony Cafe, Kalli Quinlan – The Balcony Cafe, Fred Smith – SE Times, Deb Gurney – K & S Caltex Service Station, Faye Smith – Caltex Service Station, Julia Gibbs – Millicent Florist, Gayle Lloyd – In-Store