From left to right: Glenn Millar, Marjory Godfrey, Kevin Rudd MP, John Godfrey
Camp Hill’s John Godfrey received a Griffith Australia Day Award last week at a ceremony hosted by the Member for Griffith Kevin Rudd and held at Lourdes Hill College at Hawthorne.
He was nominated by Glenn Millar, the founder and host of the Carindale & Eastern Suburbs Community Forum.
Glenn Millar says John has tirelessly supported both his community forum and many other local groups and associations.
“He has become our local history guru, giving many detailed and fascinating speeches to our group on local history, geography and topography, enthralling locals with his knowledge,” Glenn said.
“I agree with Kevin Rudd, that these awards are more relevant and important than the official Australia Day Awards, because they recognise genuine locals who have given many years of commitment and time to local charities and community groups, who go unrecognised by our communities,” he said.
This is not a short post, but I really felt that it was important to document some of John’s interesting and community-focused background for other locals to appreciate. Continue reading »