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1 Visy Health and Safety Awards As an integral part of the company’s national safety week in early October, the General Manager of Visy, Ian Harmer, announced the names of three winners of the “Katrina Wakeling Health and Safety Awards” created in honour of Katrina’s contribution to workplace Health and Safety practices and policies when she was an employee of the company. In presenting the awards Harmer said “..she was a leader within the HSE space and driven to making a difference at Visy. Her beliefs and strategies around HSE culture, teams, leadership and the importance of people set her apart and were the foundations of her success as a HSE professional..” It is another tremendous honour to Katrina’s ongoing legacy and one which makes us all very proud. Room to Read Our sincere thanks to the 100 plus people who braved a wet and windy cold August night to support the Melbourne premiere of ‘Girl Rising’ at Genazzano College in Kew. This inspiring documentary about the lives of nine girls who escaped a life of poverty and illiteracy by learning to read and gain an education. The night was a great success and raised $2750 which is a great start for our Tanzanian effort this year. Follow Jason’s hero page as he and his mates tackle Mt Kilamanjaro (www.give.everydayhero.com/au/jason-15) to raise funds, in honour of Katrina, to further assist the great work of Room to Read in educating children in Tanzania. Any donations through Jason’s page are tax deductable and you can find out more about Room to Read at www.roomtoread.org.au. Don’t forget to Save the date for another film night 9 August!www.give.everydayhero.com/au/jason-15 Clover Cottage 2013 Thanks to your great support we were thrilled to be able to provide funds directly to St Francis Xavier College in Beaconsfield as a result of a very successful fundraiser held at Clover Cottage in June. The night raise in excess of $2,500 and the college were very grateful to be able to put the funds to good use in dealing with a particularly challenging situation they were faced with. Having the funds available and earmarked for this cause enabled us to respond immediately to help us to have a positive impact in addressing the serious issues of teenage mental health issues at a local level. We have also funded 3 places for teachers undertaking the Windermere assist program Well it is February 2014 and the holiday period is over.. time to welcome you to 2014 and our third newsletter, update you on the year gone by and what lies ahead....... With over 100 walkers and additional supporters and including the amount of $2,300 resulting from our fabulous “Bollywood comes to Beaconsfield” night– (sincere thanks to all) – these funds ensure that the research grant into Ovarian cancer continues in Katrina’s name – since the start we have raise in excess of $30,000 for this cause ! Hope you can joins us this year 14/15 th March for the walk-Simply call Rob on 0400 044 257 or email r.hastings@ymail.com if you wish to register. r.hastings@ymail.com Relay For Life 2013 ‘Team Katrina’ raised an amazing $11,000 to the help bring the superb total to over $500,000 raised at this event. Be Part of Katrina’s Sparkle Our Fund is driven by family and friends of Katrina who want to continue her legacy by coming together, having fun and supporting the causes that were important to her. If you would like to be part of the team, have a great idea for a fundraiser or just want to share your thoughts email us at r.hastings@ymail.com or call us on 0400 044 257.

2 The Genazzano Physical Education Prize Genazzano fcj College – recognition of Katrina’s success in receiving the Premier’s Award for Physical Education as a Year 12 student at ‘Gen’ continues to be honoured by the award of The Katrina Wakeling (Hastings) Physical Education Prize. We are again thrilled to be advised of the deserving recipient Cristina Sgarbossa. It is yet another fantastic honour to Katrina’s legacy and a great award for students to aim for. Donating to Katrina’s Sparkle Fund We welcome your support and invite you to consider donating to the Katrina Sparkle Fund to enable us to continue building capital and thereby continue to make grants to causes that were important to Katrina. If you would like to make a tax deductable donation to Katrina’s Sparkle fund, you can do so through the Australian Communities Foundation (formerly Melbourne Community Foundation) to Sub Fund - MM186 or transfer funds to BSB 183 334 Acc. 122169014 ref. MM186 or visit www. ksparkle.org.au We take this opportunity to sincerely thank you for all your wonderful support to date and we wish you and all your loved ones a safe and happy year in 2014 Letters for Lewis We have been lovingly compiling written memories of Katrina & from her family and friends for Lewis. If you would like to share your memories of our wonderful friend please write them down and forward to Rob and Jo Hastings via email at r.hastings@ymail.com or post to: The Hastings, PO Box 334, Berwick Vic 3806.r.hastings@ymail.com Save the date !  Relay for Life 14/15 th March  St Patricks family night 21 st March  Room to read Girl Rising Film night –1 st May  Jason and his team team leave for the Top of Africa- 28 th June  A winery event date tba  Movie night 9 th August  Barefoot Bowling date tba For more information as it comes to hand please check the website at www. http://ksparkle.org.au/ Thankyou for continuing with us on the journey of Katrina’s Sparkle Fund Some of you may recall that three year ago when we launched the Fund with ‘High Tea by the Sea’ at the Mt Martha Community House Katrina’s mother Jo made a crazy statement that she believed we could raise $100,000 in Katrina’s honour by the end of our 3 rd financial year –well guess what – we have about $24,000 to go by 30 June – can we make it ??? With your help....YES I THINK WE CAN An Irish family night Yes it is after St Patrick’s day but as Katrina would say “It’s never too late to celebrate”. All funds raised on this night will be used to purchase a peice of equipment at the Wellness Centre at the new St John of God comprehensive Centre in Berwick, enquiries to Rob or Ann Gaunt on 0409237557 or you can book at www.trybooking.com/73913 www.trybooking.com/73913  Just a reminder from Katrina..Don't forget to consider your views on organ donation (and make them known to your loved ones)


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