"To receive such high praise for our work was very gratifying" Zest Awards 2018

The Zest Awards were held on Friday 16th February 2018 and we were nominated in three categories - Most Outstanding Leader in an unpaid capacity (Carole-Anne Priest) - Most outstanding Leader in a paid capacity (Pat Hall) and Most outstanding Enterprise (Pepper's Place).

So proud to say WE WON all THREE awards!! This is a fantastic achievement!!

LNC Management and Staff are so proud of the work they do in the community and are very appreciative of receiving these awards.

"I would like to thank everyone who played a part in us receiving these awards, we are indeed a fantastic team and I am so proud of what we have achieved together" Pat Hall.

Share the Dignity

Liverpool Neighbourhood Connections were proud to donate 67 bags full of essentials for homeless women to 'Share the Dignity'! So glad we could bring smiles to those in need.

Thank you so much to everyone who donated especially Sue Crowe and her Avon friends for the beauty products and all staff and friends of LNC who donated handbags.

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Breaking the cycle of intergenerational unemployment

So proud to be featured in the Sydney Morning Herald! Well done Pat and Congratulations Jessica!

"Ms Hall, who is chief executive  of Liverpool Neighbourhood Connections, said the 500 women she has helped to get jobs have included some from families that have experienced long-term unemployment across three generations. The program helps women, including single mothers, get paid work experience and training in hospitality courses".

http://www.smh.com.au/business/workplace-relations/breaking-the-cycle-of-intergenerational-unemployment-20171211-p4yxlf.html

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The Rising Collective Pop up Shop

So proud! We launched our Pop Up shop on Wednesday 6th Dec 2017 which is now open at 52 Scott Street, Liverpool. Thank you Jessica Zachary and your team for putting so much work into these projects I know we will make them a success. Thank you Liverpool City Council Australia for this wonderful opportunity to create employment opportunities and Thank you Sydney Community Foundation and funders for the amazing support you give us!

You'll find Tie dye shirts, cushion covers, bags, scarves and coin ...purses as well as one of a kind up cycled vintage clothing, jewellery from Bali and greeting cards.

52 Scott Street, Liverpool 2170
Monday-Friday 9am-4pm

 

Opening of Pepper's Cafe

So proud! We launched our Cafe on Wednesday 6th Dec 2017, which is now open at the entrance to Liverpool City Library. Thank you Lisa Buchanan and your team for putting so much work into these projects I know we will make them a success. Thank you Liverpool City Council Australia for this wonderful opportunity to create employment opportunities and Thank you Sydney Community Foundation and all the funders who have helped us with scholarships.

Business Incubator Course

Hi Everyone,

 

The Business Incubator is starting its second intake for the year, this October! I would like to invite all those who are interested in taking part to come along to our info day next Monday on the 18th of September at 1pm, here at LNC. Feel free to send the attached flyer to those you think would benefit from this program.

 

Participants will:

-      Learn to write a business plan

-      Register for an ABN

-      Find a business name and create a logo

-      Learn basic marketing

-      Learn how to pitch their idea

-      Have professionals sharing on various topics

-      Receive a $500 start-up grant

 

Call LNC on (02) 9600 0600 or email me at jess@Lnc.org.au for more info and to let me know if you will be attending next week’s info session.

See you soon!

Christine Luttrell Award

We were pleased to award Nicole Hailes the 2017 Christine Luttrell Education Scholarship for her diligence in her studies and participation in our Tafe courses and Business Incubator program.  The award was presented by Alana Teaupa, Christine’s daughter.  We know Nicole will do Christine proud as Tori Wright has done, the previous winner of this award. Well Done Nicole