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Vote for Convoy for Kids' Leanne in Hidden Local Hero comp

Brisbane Convoy for Kids cheque presentation. Riding for the Disabled Qld Treasurer Lenore Schumacher and State coach coordinator Rhiannon Hutchings with Brisbane Convoy for Kids patron John Moran, President Craig O'Brien and Secretary Leanne Dinning. Photo Contributed
Brisbane Convoy for Kids cheque presentation. Riding for the Disabled Qld Treasurer Lenore Schumacher and State coach coordinator Rhiannon Hutchings with Brisbane Convoy for Kids patron John Moran, President Craig O'Brien and Secretary Leanne Dinning. Photo Contributed Contributed

BRISBANE Convoy for Kids Treasurer Leanne Dinning is one of 50 finalists in the Suncorp Bank Hidden Local Heroes competition.

The competition is designed to help shine a light on some amazing volunteers that make a difference in communities around the country.

In nominating Leanne her peers said that for the past eight years she has been the backbone of the Convoy, a charity that raises money for disabled and disadvantaged kids.

"She has been with the event since it's rebirth working behind the scenes doing everything needed and more along the way," the nomination read.

Leanne Dinning from Convoy For Kids doing the hand over of the Flag for the Lead Truck to Barry Land from Land Transport. Photo Sean Owens / Big Rigs
Leanne Dinning from Convoy For Kids doing the hand over of the Flag for the Lead Truck to Barry Land from Land Transport. Photo Sean Owens / Big Rigs Sean Owens

While her business means she can be away for months at a time she is always available and has helped raise over $100,000.

There's only a couple of days left to vote for Leanne, as the competition closes on Wednesday March 2.

To vote for your favourite simply set up an account, click on the hidden heroes you want to vote for, then follow the prompts to vote.

You can only submit one vote per finalist. 

The Major prize winner, People's Choice Award and 11 Runner-up prize winners will be announced on Tuesday, March 8 2016.

To vote for Leanne head to the Hidden Local Heroes page and register to vote.

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Topics:  convoy for kids, hidden local heros competition, suncorp, transport, trucking


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