Outstanding Contribution to the Community Award 2016
Partners Porirua Recognized for Contribution to the Community
Partners Porirua has been named the winner of the Outstanding Contribution to the Community Award for 2016 in the Westpac Porirua Business Awards announced on Friday. The Award which was sponsored by Connect Global drew a range of entries from local community organisations and the finalists were Partners Porirua, Whareora Trust and Mana Cycle Group.
Founded in 2000, each year Partners Porirua reaches over 1000 children, young people and their families through community based programmes. Key activities facilitated in the last year include the City and School Partnership Programme, the Community Driver Mentor programme, the Porirua Youth2 Work Movement, Porirua’s first JobFest, Futures in Health, the Youth Service, Porirua Youth Awards and the Young Employee Award. In accepting the Award Michelle Robinson said “Porirua has a youthful population and our work is focused on developing young citizens who are independent and prepared for the working world, and able to contribute to the economic development of Porirua City."