2015 Citizen of the Year – Cheryl Gaedtke
Category : General News
Cheryl’s hard work and dedication to the region was recognised at the 2015 Australia Day Awards ceremony where she was awarded the Citizen of the Year Award!
Cheryl’s significant contribution and passion for the Kilcoy and surrounding communities are very evident in her commitment and support of a wide range of activities. One recent example of this was the successful running of the Kilcoy Christmas Carnival. As President of the Kilcoy Chamber of Commerce and this Sub-Committee, her strong leadership, encouraging and empowering approach she engaged both committee members and businesses in the area to achieve this wonderful Community activity which bought together wide variety of residents including hundreds of children. Also, Cheryl’s active involvement on the Kilcoy & Community Bank committee has seen interest and commitment by local people and business grow considerably. Cheryl is an avid promoter of Kilcoy and the wider Somerset Region.