The Community Citizen of the Year Awards reward and recognise individuals and organisations making a notable contribution during the current year, and/or to those who have given outstanding service over a number of years.
Outstanding contribution and community service includes areas such as; education, health, fund-raising, charitable and voluntary services, business, sport, arts, the environment, social inclusion or any other area that contributes to the advancement and wellbeing of a community.
Horizon Power sponsored the 2019 Award for Active Citizenship which was awarded to the Bloodwood Tree Association Inc in celebration of their life changing work.
The organisation has been in the Pilbara for over four decades and offer alcohol and other drug support services, mental health support, homelessness support and employment and training. The award was accepted by Board Member Alfred Barker and CEO Kelly Howlett.