INDIVIDUAL NEWS ITEMS

Marg Woodlock-McLean wins Gold at 2002 World Masters
After all of a week's training, Marg competed in the 2002 World Masters Games in Melbourne, winning Gold and becoming a World Masters Champion. In an interview on Melbourne radio station 3AW, she joked that it had only taken her 40 years, but she'd finally achieved her Gold medal at an international competition. A lot of press followed, including an article in The Age newspaper, which will be reproduced here in the next few weeks.

Marg Woodlock-McLean announced as MECWA's Most Remarkable Person 2001
In a statement released to the press on Friday, May 4th 2001, MECWA announced that their Most Remarkable Person for 2001 is Emjay Projects' Margaret Woodlock-McLean.

Marg won the award for her commitment to sport and recreation and the arts, and her dedication to promoting the important contribution older people make in the wider community.

Marg was unaware of her nomination for the award, and the announcement came as a complete surprise. "It was completely unexpected. I never even knew about the award until I got the phone call telling me I'd won!" she said. "I am honoured and very surprised."

Click HERE to read the article in Life Care, the official MECWA Newsletter.

- 2000 Sport and Recreation Industry Awards -"Making The Most Of Life" wins prestigious award!
On Thursday, 17th August, 2000 at the Annual Sport and Recreation Awards Dinner, it was announced that MAKING THE MOST OF LIFE won the prestigious MINISTER FOR SPORT AND RECREATION AWARD for "outstanding contribution to the industry by an individual, organization or partnership", with it's focus on positive ageing, the contribution older people make to their community and the innovative programme presented annually.

Read Press Release - HERE
Read Article - HERE

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Marg McLean is Torchbearer for Australian Olympic torch relay!

On Day 61 of the Torch Relay for the Sydney 2000 Olympics, Marg McLean, 1956 Olympic athlete and Australian Shot-Putt Champion 1958-62, will be carrying the torch in Frankston, Victoria.

Read Article - HERE
See Photos - HERE

 

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ARTICLE ARCHIVE

National Water Sports Centre
Olympian leads new water centre (Leader Newspaper Group) - discussing Marg's appointment as the Manager of the Australian National Watersports Centre.

Signed on for support (Herald Sun) - discussing Marg's involvement with the Melbourne bid for the 1996 Olympics.

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Peninsula "Women of Distinction Luncheon"

Dina's Diary (Leader Newspaper Group) - discussing Marg's organisation of the Luncheon and her career highlights.

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The Larnoo Experience

Don't miss the Larnoo Experience (Independent Newspapers) - showcasing the attractions at the Larnoo Open Day, organised by Marg.

Stars to sign prizes (Leader Newspaper Group) - discussing the prizes being given away at the Larnoo Open Day.

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Peninsula Performing Artists' Fund

Violinist shares in $30,000 prize (Leader Newspaper Group) - discusses 1997 PPAF Beneficiary, Simon Monger. (The PPAF annual concert which raises the fund money is organised by Emjay Projects).

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The Mini-Olympics

It's just like the Olympics (Herald Sun) - discusses the Mini Olympic Games held in Melbourne with 3,000 competitors, organised by Marg.

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Other Articles

Marg back in the spotlight (Leader Newspaper Group) - discussing Marg's win of a Silver and Bronze medal at the 1994 World Masters' Games.

Margaret Woodlock Bursary Announced - article about the establishment of the "Margaret Woodlock Busary", named after Marg, for superlative sporting achievement at St. Catherines School, Melbourne, and the inaugural beneficiary, Lauren Hewitt.

Our answer to the Russians (The Argus) - article about Marg from the 1956 Olympics

Girl is "Find" in Shot Put (The Age) - article about Marg from the 1956 Olympics

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