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WAYNE PRINGLE WINS GOLD!

The 2021 Workplace Giving Awards took place on the 30th of November, and once again Tomago Aluminium was named a winner. However, this year it was a new category that won us gold, the 'Unsung Hero' category and it was Wayne Pringle that took home the prize!

Nominated because of his heavy involvement in Tomago’s Workplace Giving Program and recognised for being a passionate and committed supporter of the company’s out-of-pay charity schemes, Wayne has been a driving force for the past 13 years.

“Wayne is a relentless champion and influencer – who leads with passion with no expectation of reward or recognition,” said the Workplace Giving judges.

Wayne was surprised by his award and said, “It’s a bit like standing on the shoulders of giants as many came before me who started workplace giving at Tomago. I’ve just been the caretaker, so to speak.”

Wayne said that he feels proud just to have played his part in the supportive nature of Tomago employees. “Without employee support, nothing would have happened”, he said.

Over the years Wayne has built up a strong relationship with the Westpac Rescue Helicopter and helped to boost program engagement by twice arranging for them to land onsite at our shipping pad.

Wayne was instrumental in creating and promoting the new Tomago Workplace Charity Fund as well as being heavily involved in one-off charity drives e.g. the Bushfire Appeal and the Buy a Bale campaign, which raised $50k each.

“Wayne’s passion for supporting the local community is inspirational and he deserves the recognition for 13 years of giving back,” said Communications Advisor, Katie Burns,

Workplace Giving Australia is a non-profit organisation helping businesses develop workplace-based, best practice giving programs as an effective way of supporting charity. The annual Workplace Giving Excellence Awards, with their prestigious independent judging panel, are highly respected nationally.

Congratulations Wayne!

The 2021 Workplace Giving Awards took place on the 30th of November, and once again Tomago Aluminium was named a winner. However, this year it was a new category that won us gold, the 'Unsung Hero' category and it was Wayne Pringle that took home the prize!

Nominated because of his heavy involvement in Tomago’s Workplace Giving Program and recognised for being a passionate and committed supporter of the company’s out-of-pay charity schemes, Wayne has been a driving force for the past 13 years.

“Wayne is a relentless champion and influencer – who leads with passion with no expectation of reward or recognition,” said the Workplace Giving judges.

Wayne was surprised by his award and said, “It’s a bit like standing on the shoulders of giants as many came before me who started workplace giving at Tomago. I’ve just been the caretaker, so to speak.”

Wayne said that he feels proud just to have played his part in the supportive nature of Tomago employees. “Without employee support, nothing would have happened”, he said.

Over the years Wayne has built up a strong relationship with the Westpac Rescue Helicopter and helped to boost program engagement by twice arranging for them to land onsite at our shipping pad.

Wayne was instrumental in creating and promoting the new Tomago Workplace Charity Fund as well as being heavily involved in one-off charity drives e.g. the Bushfire Appeal and the Buy a Bale campaign, which raised $50k each.

“Wayne’s passion for supporting the local community is inspirational and he deserves the recognition for 13 years of giving back,” said Communications Advisor, Katie Burns,

Workplace Giving Australia is a non-profit organisation helping businesses develop workplace-based, best practice giving programs as an effective way of supporting charity. The annual Workplace Giving Excellence Awards, with their prestigious independent judging panel, are highly respected nationally.

Congratulations Wayne!

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