The City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder is announcing a new inductee to the Walk of Fame at the KBCCI Business Awards on Saturday night.
Each year, the Walk of Fame Committee select at least one outstanding Kalgoorlie-Boulder individual with a plaque to be placed along Hannan Street in the Kalgoorlie CBD.
Recipient Pat Leighton was the first female President of the Kalgoorlie-Boulder Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and will be the 18th
inductee into the Walk of Fame since it was started in 2011.
CEO John Walker said “Pat is highly regarded in the Goldfields business community and amongst community organisations, Pat Leighton has driven business success across the goldfields.”
Mr Walker added, “Her dedication to community and work to empower business owners has contributed to the growth of small business industry in the region.”
Former Councillor at the Shire of Boulder and recipient of Citizen of the year in 2013, Ms Leighton will be in attendance at the KBCCI Business Awards on Saturday night 25 August, at which her induction will be announced by Deputy Mayor Cr. Allan Pendal.
The Walk of Fame Paver is being unveiled Monday 27 August at 9am on 141 Hannan Street outside Kalgoorlie Diamond Jewellers.