August 2008 Support Payment Recipients

Recipients of the August 2008 Support Payments were announced at the award presentation on August 12 2008. 

 

Alan Holloway

Alan has been working in the meat industry for 12 years in New Zealand and Australia.

Alan is interested in Meat Safety and has asked for his support payment so he can complete Cert III and Cert IV in Meat Processing (Meat Safety).

 

Brendon Jones 

Brendon has been in the meat industry for 14 years, is a State Emergency Service volunteer and has worked on the land all his life.

Alan would like to become a Meat Inspector and has asked for his support payment so he can complete Cert IV in Meat Processing (Meat Safety). 

 

Kris Lloyd

Kris is the Head Cheesemaker of Woodside Cheese Wrights and has won numerous awards as specialist cheesemaker of goat and cow cheeses. 

She is the founder and current Chair of the South Australian Cheese Association "Cheese SA".

Her support payment will be used to attend TEC sessions as she would like to develop her leadership and management skills.

www.woodsidecheese.com.au

 

Jean Marshall

In her application Jean stated "since moving back to SA 14 years ago I have been working at my dream job".  Jean has worked  at Cottage Box Chocolates in Murray Bridge for 14 years and is now co-owner of the business.

Jean has asked for her support payment so she can complete Cert IV in Business (Small Business Management) and  consequently have more knowledge on running a small business with improved efficiency.

 

Tamara Piec

Tamara is passionate about quality and the pursuit of excellence.  

In her application Tamara stated "I love the work that I do, and feel that it provides me with unlimited inspiration and a lifetime of interesting things to look forward to... I have long been obsessed with good quality patisserie and confectionary... If I can  harness the education that is available to me - which I believe is the key to freshness and vitality in any industry - then I will be  well on the way to a much more fulfilling career". 

Tamara has asked for her support payment so she can attend courses at Savour Chocolate and Patisserie School in Melbourne,  Appetite for Success Program fees and the purchase of a confectionary and & patisserie professional library.

 

Betty Stanton-Blenkiron

Betty has been in the meat industry for nearly 25 years.

Betty would like (and is determined) to become a Meat Inspector and has asked for her support payment so she can complete Cert IV in Meat Processing (Meat Safety).

 

Catherine Stevens

Catherine has worked at Cottage Box Chocolates in Murray Bridge for 14 years and is now co-owner of the business.

She would like to improve her knowledge in running a small business and has asked for her support payment so she can complete Cert IV in Business (Small Business Management).