9 February, 2021
Patti Jaenke – Somerset Citizen of the Year
ESTEEMED Esk resident, Patti Jaenke, has been named 2021 Somerset Citizen of the year.
Mrs Jaenke was recognised for her contributions to the Somerset community, that span over six decades, during the annual Somerset Australia Day Awards ceremony at the Somerset Civic Centre in Esk. Somerset Mayor Graeme Lehmann said Patti always had a welcoming smile on her face and was only too happy to help anyone in need.
“Patti’s dedication within her community is unsurpassed and her volunteering hours are too numerous to detail,” Cr Lehmann said.
“Patti has been involved in the Grand Wivenhoe Society Fishing Club Inc since its formation in 1995 and has been awarded life membership, she’s also involved in the Esk Show and been part of many community led projects.”