Rotary Woolgoolga presents locals with Pride of Workmanship awards

Rotary Club of Woolgoolga Pride of Workmanship project coordinator Richard Matthews with 2023 recipients Joy Cassells, Teneashia Skinner, Lisa Scorse, and Rotary Club of Woolgoolga President Rod McKenzie.

ROTARY Club of Woolgoolga members have delighted in publicly recognising three local residents by presenting each of them with its prestigious Pride of Workmanship Awards.

Pride of Workmanship is an approved Rotary project adopted by over 600 Rotary clubs worldwide.

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It is designed to publicly acknowledge an employee or business operator who displays outstanding qualities in terms of customer service, attitude, dedication and commitment to his or her job.

Employers and members of the public are invited to nominate a candidate who they consider fills these criteria.

The three local recipients of the Rotary Woolgoolga Award are Joy Cassells, Teneashia Skinner and Lisa Scorse.

“Joy Cassells oversees the Meals on Wheels service in Woolgoolga,” Rotary Club of Woolgoolga project coordinator Richard Matthews told News Of The Area.

She was nominated by one the Meals on Wheels volunteers with the accompanying citation: ‘Joy is totally dedicated to superior customer service where she displays outstanding qualities, always carrying out her duties with a cheerful attitude.

‘She acts as a guide and mentor to all the volunteers, always supporting them and offering to help them’.

Teneashia Skinner is a Shift Manager at Ground Earth Cafe Woolgoolga and is studying for her Certificate 2 in Hospitality.

She was nominated by one of her loyal regular customers with the following recommendation: ‘Teneashia’s friendly approach, warm smile and genuine interest in her customers sets her apart.

‘She creates a welcoming atmosphere where all customers feel valued and appreciated.

‘She constantly strives to provide a memorable dining experience’.

“Lisa Scorse is a NSW Service Agent, employed by the Woolgoolga Neighbourhood Centre to operate the local Centrelink Agency,” said Richard.

Lisa was nominated by a work colleague, who provided this citation, ‘Lisa has provided the Centrelink Service for several years and is always friendly and helpful in her role.

‘She goes above and beyond her duties to assist customers in their dealings with Centrelink’.

The Awards took place at a presentation dinner on Monday 25 September.


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