Casterton Memorial Hospital Volunteer - Finalist in the 2013 Victorian Young Achievers Awards

Mr Matthew Kensen with his Certificate of Achievement for "2013 Victorian Young Achievers Awards"
Friday, 19 April 2013
CMH Volunteer, Matthew Kensen, Finalist in Victorian Young Achievers Awards.

Casterton Memorial Hospital employee and volunteer Mr Matthew Kensen has been recognised in the 2013 Victorian Young Achievers Awards held recently at Etihad Stadium.  Matthew was a finalist in the "Saward Dawson" Community Service and Volunteering Award category.  Matthew and his family travelled to Melbourne on the 12th of April to receive the Award.

Matthew has been volunteering at the Casterton Memorial Hospital in both Glenelg House and the Catering Department for several years and this led to Matthew being employed in the Catering Department one day per week.  Matthew also volunteers with the Casterton Secondary College, the Casterton Scout & Cub Groups and is a very keen supporter of Community Fundraising.  Matthew has been a valued and respected part of the team at Casterton Memorial Hospital where residents, patients and staff all appreciate the time and effort he provides to making life that bit happier for all.

Josephine Hunter of Alexander received the major prize of $2000 in this category for her services to the State Emergency Services and her efforts during the 2009 Black Saturday Fires.