Ben Wicks at Yarrabilba site for Boystown

Ben Wicks at BoysTown Yarrabilba site

“FORMER journo turned PR operative Kristin Devitt is hoping her co-director at KDPR, Ben Wicks, will take up a new hobby soon, perhaps chess or some other sort of board game, and give away the world game for good.

Ben has managed to smash up his knee playing football and is now headed for surgery next week.

But not before he proved his commitment to the cause, navigating a muddy construction site, in the rain and while on crutches earlier this week, just so he wouldn’t miss the launch of BoysTown’s Yarrabilba project, for Logan’s unemployed youth.

New national marketing and communications manager for BoysTown and Kids Helpline, Tracey Gillinder, was certainly impressed.

As was Kristin, who is hoping Ben will be back on his feet soon, as the pair’s Brisbane agency celebrates turning 10 on Monday.”

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