Yorke Peninsula Council held a special morning tea to thank volunteers within the region on Tuesday, May 17.
Mayor Darren Braund hosted the event at the Minlaton Town Hall as part of National Volunteer Week, 16-22 May.
“On behalf of our Council and the community I want to acknowledge and thank every volunteer for their dedication to the region,” Mayor Braund said.
“Yorke Peninsula has many volunteers from progress association and sporting club through to Tidy Towns and hospital volunteers.
“I especially acknowledge our emergencies services volunteers who often deal with life-threatening and heartbreaking situations.”
National Volunteer Week is Australia’s largest annual celebration of volunteering and this year’s theme is Better Together.
“Volunteering brings people together, it builds communities and creates a better society for everyone,” Mayor Braund said.
“National Volunteer Week is a chance for all of us to celebrate and recognise the vital work of volunteers and to say thank you.
“Together, through volunteering, we are changing communities for the better.”