Senior Citizen of the Year Don Hewitt tells of his life in charity work

Madeline Link
By Madeline Link
Updated February 2 2017 - 1:52am, first published January 31 2017 - 11:36pm
SENIOR CITIZEN OF THE YEAR: St Vincent de Paul Society member of more than 50 years Don Hewitt has been recognised for his work in the community.

IT’S rare to find a person who lives and breathes what they do, but for Armidale’s Senior Citizen of the Year Don Hewitt, charity work is in his blood.


Madeline Link

Madeline Link


Madeline Link is a journalist at the Newcastle Herald, with a focus on Lake Macquarie City Council. To keep up with my stories, follow my Twitter @madeline_link, for tips email

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