Meet this week’s 'local face' - Penny Hartgerink

GETTING TO KNOW YOU: Penny Hartgerink performs at Jamberoo Pub on Sunday, May 7, 1pm-4pm. Send 'local face' nominations to kinews@fairfaxmedia.com.au.

GETTING TO KNOW YOU: Penny Hartgerink performs at Jamberoo Pub on Sunday, May 7, 1pm-4pm. Send 'local face' nominations to kinews@fairfaxmedia.com.au.

Name: Penny Hartgerink (married as Penny Eastlake).

Occupation: Musician and early childhood music teacher for Big Fat Smile.

Suburb: Kiama Downs.

Hometown: Kiama Downs.

Hobbies: Singing and playing guitar, watching live music, going to the beach.

Fun fact about me: I've always wanted to be a presenter on Playschool, my favourite kids’ show.

My favourite thing about the area is: I love all the natural beauty that Kiama has to offer. We are so spoilt for choice with beautiful beaches, parks and walking tracks and nearly every where you turn has a lovely view. I also love the small town feel and how supportive the Kiama community is to its local people. It was such a wonderful place to grow up and I am so happy to be raising my son here.

What makes the area unique: Its natural beauty and its fantastic music program at Kiama High School. 

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