Take Charge! 2013 Youth Leadership Dinner

Following on from the very successful Take Charge! Youth Leadership Forum, a dinner was held that night on Friday 23 August 2013 at Magpies Nest in Wagga Wagga.

The aim of the dinner was to celebrate youth leadership throughout the Riverina region. 100 people attended the dinner including young leaders aged 18-30, REROC member councils and representatives from RDA - Riverina and Eastern Riverina Arts.

Adam Marshall MP, Member for Northern Tablelands was keynote speaker. Adam was elected to Gunnedah Council aged 19, became Mayor at 23 before being elected in 2013 as the Member for Northern Tablelands.

Dominic Mortimer also spoke at the Dinner. Dominic is 15 and is the founder of the Kids2Kids Charity which he started at age 12. The aim of the charity is to help children living in Tanzania and Kenya. An overview of Dominic's charity can be found on this interview he did with The Project.

 

The project was funded by the NSW Government through Youth Opportunities and received sponsorship from RDA - Riverina. The best way to stay in touch with all the YouthROC news is on our Facebook page www.facebook.com/YouthROCriverina – and make sure you tell your friends about it!

You can also find out more from REROC’s Youth and Communities contact, Kylie Dunstan, on kdunstan@reroc.com.au or 0437 863 426.