Concord Hospital’s Alice Kang announced Canada Bay’s Citizen of the Year

CONCORD Hospital’s Director of Marketing and Community Relations Alice Kang was named the City of Canada Bay’s Citizen Of The Year last Friday.

A former nurse, Ms Kang has served the hospital for more than 40 years and also serves as Executive Officer to the Kokoda Track Memorial Walkway.

Alice was recognised at an Australia Day ceremony hosted by City of Canada Bay Mayor Angelo Tsirekas.

“This is a well-deserved accolade for Alice who’s commitment, enthusiasm and advocacy in the City of Canada Bay has delivered many benefits for our community,” Mayor Tsirekas said.

Rosebank Catholic College student and environmental enthusiast James King was named as Young Citizen Of The Year and the Sports Citizen Of The Year was collectively received by the Abbotsford Juniors Football Club U/18s who won the Canterbury District Division 1 Championship and Football NSW Champion of Champions Tournament.

The City of Canada Bay Arts And Culture Award was presented to Concord Garden Club for service to local history and heritage.

The event also included a Citizenship Ceremony and address by Australia Day Ambassador, Dr Cindy Pan. Medical practitioner, best-selling author and media personality, Dr Cindy Pan has written for publications such as Body and Soul and appeared on television shows including The Morning Show and Q&A.

“We have a wonderful opportunity to come together and celebrate community spirit. Congratulations to all of our winners and to our newest citizens,” Mayor Tsirekas said.