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ALL of the things that are great about
the Gawler and Barossa Valley re-
gions were on display at the Brand SA
Regional Awards on Tuesday night.
Among the big winners at the glamor-
ous presentations at the Gawler & Baros-
sa Jockey Club were Greenock's Kalleske
Wines and Barossa Tourism Services,
which were inducted into the Brand SA
Hall of Fame, having added to their many
previous awards on the night.
Gawler was well represented among
the awards with Wintulichs, the Dyslexia
Action Group Barossa and Gawler Sur-
rounds organisation and Gawler Com-
munity House chair Stephen Frinsdorf
all gaining recognition.
Wintulichs' managing director Chris
Hummel was humbled by the award,
which comes in the company's 90th year
of being in Gawler.
He said it is important to recognise
that 85 per cent of Wintulichs' staff are
"We're very proud of what we do, we've
got a great team of people, a lot of hard
workers in our group and some really
smart people, too, which is pretty han-
dy," Mr Hummel said.
"There's some good people in this dis-
trict; we keep improving and keep up-
skilling, things are looking really good
Meanwhile, Dr Sandra Marshall, the
chair of the regional dyslexia support
group, was excited about accepting the
honour on behalf of her volunteer or-
"Dyslexia affects 10 per cent of the
Australian population, it is genetic; these
are the kids who are left to fail, generally,
at school; these are the kids who struggle
to learn to read and write, which is what
we're all about -- everyone learns differ-
ently, reading ability does not equate
with intelligence," Dr Marshall said.
"Let's recognise that many dyslexics go
on to be amazing innovators/creators."
She also gave high praise to Wasleys
Primary School student support officer
Belinda Pringle, who won the education
award but was unable to be present to ac-
cept the honour.
"Belinda's a high-energy, incredible
person," Dr Marshall said.
"I wish she was here, she would be very
Speaking, following receiving his award,
Mr Frinsdorf thanked those who voted
for him and modestly said he hoped he
"can do better next year".
Also receiving recognition on the night
from emcee Sonya Feldhoff were Gawler
Mayor Brian Sambell and Barossa Coun-
cil Mayor Brian Hurn, who will finish
their tenure at next month's local govern-
Providing a musical accompaniment on
the night was talented Williamstown per-
former Sam Brittain, who has a new al-
bum planned for release next May, while
State Regional Development Minister
Geoff Brock also spoke on the night.
Mr Brock urged everyone to "work to-
gether" to progress the regional areas and
ensure they remain the backbone of the
Arts Award -- Rod Schubert; Small Business Award -- Barossa Tourism Services;
Large Business Award -- Vine Inn Barossa; Community Group Award -- Dyslexia
Action Group Barossa and Gawler Surrounds; Community Individual Award
-- Stephen Frinsdorf; Education Award -- Belinda Pringle; Health Award -- Inner
North Community Health Service; Innovation Award -- Wintulichs; Regional
Food Award -- Barossa Heritage Pork; Regional Wine Award -- Kalleske Wines;
Sport Award -- Amanda Tscharke; Tourism Award -- The Farm Barossa Function
Centre; Youth Award -- Ivan Long; Hall of Fame inductees -- Barossa Tourism
Services, Kalleske Wines.
Locals star at regional awards
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Kylie Fotheringham (left) and Dr Sandra Marshall from the Dyslexia Action Group Barossa
and Gawler Surrounds accepting the winner's prize for the Community Group Awards from
Brand SA on Tuesday night in Gawler.
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Julie Martin (left) with Stephen Frinsdorf, Patricia Dent, Ian and Wendy Dawe, Kylie
Fotheringham and Sandra Marshall were some of the local winners and nalists at the Brand
SA Regional Awards held in Gawler Tuesday night.
Chris Hummel, Wintulichs managing director,
accepting the prize for Innovation from member
for Light Tony Piccolo at Tuesday night's Brand SA
Regional Awards held in Gawler.
Stephen Frinsdorf accepting his glass pear trophy
for the Community Individual Award at the Brand SA
Regional Awards night held in Gawler.
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