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Winchelsea Art of Wellbeing

Peter Birkett (CEO) Hesse Rural Health Service presenting award to Jeanette Mcconachy (Art Show committee), Lyn Redding (Art Show committee) Shirley Roeszler ( HRHS.)

WANDER through the Hesse Rural Health Service complex in Gosney Street and you become aware of the many paintings and photographs that adorn the internal surrounds. The remarkable people at HRHS have thoughtfully selected and placed works by local and regional artists that reinforce the feeling that this is a place with a strong focus on health and wellbeing. After seeing details of this year’s Winchelsea Uniting Church Art & Photography Show, HRHS decided to sponsor an award for the piece of artwork or photography that best reflects ‘Health and Wellbeing’. Andrea Dunlop, Corporate Services Manager, explained ‘we thought that this would enable a focus on Winchelsea as a healthy community. Jeanette McConachy, on behalf of the Art Show committee thanked both Andrea and Peter Birkett (CEO) for their generous support in sponsoring the award.

Judging for this award, being prize money of $50.00 will be by representatives of HRHS.

Other awards include Best Exhibit in Show, People’s Choice Award and Freda Encouragement award. All exhibits can be viewed from 7.30pm Friday October 30th (Official Opening), Sat Oct.31st & Sun Nov 1st ,10am to 5pm and Mon. Nov 2nd.10am to 4pm. For more information contact Jeanette McConachy 0409418766 / 52672488. or Peter Redding 52673162.