Delys Sargeant Age-Friendly Awards 2019

The Point Nepean Men’s Shed collected 2 awards – a “Promotion of Intergenerational Opportunities Award” for the Men’s Shed and the “Mornington Peninsula Shire Mayor’s Senior Achiever Award ‘Elder of the Year’” for Terry Phippen. 

The official media release from the Shire: Among the winners was Elder of the Year Terry Phippen who was recognised for his work to build an inclusive community. Terry has worked closely with a range of community organisations including growing a Men’s Shed that welcomes all ages; organising veggie boxes for a local primary school; promoting awareness of the environment and sustainability through the making of insect hotels and coordinating residents, businesses, CFA, schools, police and many others for the community Billy Cart Derby.