Wellington Point State High School
A Note of Appreciation
On behalf of Wellington Point Stale High School, I wanted to send a note of appreciation for your on-going support and involvement in our school community.
You have become a true friend to our staff, students and parent community. Many of us recognise your incredible work ethic and tireless commitment to making a genuine and positive difference to our school and local community. We can always count on you to be at our P&C Meetings, School Assemblies and School events.
Your collaborative nature and can-do spirit is something we warmly welcome at our school -
mirroring our high expectations culture and commitment to excellence.
We look forward to the opportunity of collaborating with you this year in the protection and
beautification of King Island with involvement from our LEAP students (academic achievers) and the
prospect of building a Community Garden here on our school premise.
Once again, thank you Wendy for your on-going and productive support to our school - we are
fortunate to have you as part of our school family.
Dear Cr Boglary
I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for granting money to the art course "Telling Story" for survivors of sexual violence.
The group would not have had the materials and resources it did, without your grant.
I am looking forward to seeing you at the opening of the exhibition on Friday evening 4 November, 2016 commencing at 6pm and I realise you need to leave shortly after for a prior engagement. Thank you for your support! It is an honour to have you there and I am grateful for your help and assistance. Many of the participants have reported that the course has been very healing for them.
As an active member of the Redland City community who has lived in the area for in excess of 20 years I have had many interactions with Wendy Boglary. I have been heavily involved in the Ormiston State School P&C for a number of years including 3 years as the President. Wendy has made herself available to attend meetings frequently throughout her 8 years as councillor and contributes to the discussion regularly. Wendy has provided a much needed pair of hands in many fundraising events run by the P&C and she always happy to volunteer where ever needed. Her volunteering work is replicated with many other organisations across the Redlands and this demonstrates to me her strong commitment to the community. Through this volunteer work I see that Wendy is able to listen to many of the people who live in her division and truly understand their needs and expectations.
In her role as Councillor for Division 1 I have had a number of occasions where I have sought out Wendy for advice on a range of topics. I have always found her to be interested in the community needs and supportive of requests that are put to her. She has convened a number of community meetings to give residents an opportunity to receive information directly from her and ask her questions about various events or situations within the division. Wendy Boglary is an outstanding Councillor for Redland City.
To whom it may concern,
I have known Wendy Boglary (nee Kendall) and her family since the 1970's. Her Father I knew professionally (he was the Beaudesert Branch Manager of the Commonwelth Bank), and the family I knew personally and they were all of good repute. Wendy was also a student of Beaudesert State High School and as the then Principal at that school I would have unhesitatingly given her a good reference.
My acquaintence with Wendy continues to the present and I know of no reason to alter my high opinion of her honesty and integrity.
Mr. J. R. Henry,
77/83 Freeth St. West,
Friday, 15th January, 2016
Wendy Boglary offers the Redlands people a committed and hard working representative in our Council. During the past year I have had the privilege of getting to work side by side with Wendy as part of my volunteering role. There were a number of events which demonstrated to me how strong Wendy's focus is on our community. Despite a heavy workload, on a number of occasions Wendy took the time to participate in events; not as the centre of attention but instead she rolled up her sleeves and got to work. While doing this she genuinely listened to the people around her answer questions and explain council plans and decisions in an honest, no nonsense way. How can you best represent a community? Through truly being a part of that community.
Cr Wendy Boglary:
a genuine and effective community representative
As a long-term resident of Division 1, various Council-related matters have arisen over the last six years where the assistance of our local Councillor, Wendy Boglary has been sought.
From my extensive experience working with and representing the local government sector, I can say confidently that Cr Boglary has that rare and valuable combination of skills essential for an effective elected representative. Those core skills primarily involve the ability to be a good listener, to distil the core issues and then consult with constituents, council staff and elected representatives, as well as other stakeholders to achieve an outcome where possible. Of course the readiness to be approachable and available to residents is essential.
On every occasion she has been contacted by me or my neighbours, she has responded within 24 hours with an undertaking to discuss or investigate the issue at hand. In the event that Cr Boglary doesn’t have an on-the-spot answer to a request , query or issue, she will undertake to find out the correct information within or outside Council, and provide a response in a timely manner.
The most recent issue of huge concern to our local Ormiston community involved a strongly opposed development application. Throughout the process, Cr Boglary liaised with residents and council staff to keep us as informed as possible. Eventually, through Cr Boglary’s ability to negotiate with residents, planners and the developer and his staff, residents’ legitimate concerns were addressed by the developer, and the best possible outcome - under the current planning laws - was achieved.
Finally, Cr Boglary’s representative capacity is hugely enhanced by her genuine interest and involvement in the community, her respect for residents, and her untiring determination to ask difficult questions within and outside of Council, even when this trait may make her unpopular in some sectors. She bears such attacks with her trademark smile and soldiers on because she genuinely cares for the community whom she represents.
Councillor Wendy Boglary
Redland City Council
P O Box 21
CLEVELAND Q 4163
Dear Councillor Boglary,
We are writing to thank you for the book you donated to our school at our Anzac Day ceremony on Wednesday 24 April 2019.
The Last ANZAC ls a wonderful story containing brilliant illustrations for everyone to enjoy.
We are sure this book will give teachers and students many hours of pleasure.
As Keith's beautiful family have stated, we are all blessed to live and be a part of this wonderful Redland community. BUT we are also blessed to have a very working, active and caring council member in Wendy. This lady never stopped from Keith's time of disappearance and she is still caring in his time of recovery. You're an Angel Wendy.
On behalf of President Rakesh Gupta, BookFest Coordinator Annette Richards and Capalaba Rotary Club Members, thanks for volunteering at our recent October 2020 BookFest. Your time volunteering was greatly appreciated and made a wider impact on some of the Club’s Literacy and Youth Projects.
A copy of the October 2020 BookFest Report is attached. This sets out some of the activities associated with the BookFest as well as giving an indication of some of the beneficiaries.
Our next BookFest will be on Thursday 29 April 2021 (Preparation), Friday 30 April 2021 (Preparation am / Sales pm), Saturday 1 May 2021 (Sales) and Sunday 2 May 2021 (Sales am / Pack up pm) and we would appreciate any help you can provide.
Once again, thanks for your assistance and Season’s Greetings … remember
Rotary Club of Capalaba