You can help the Coffs Harbour Surf Club receive new equipment by having an eye test at Specsavers.
You can help the Coffs Harbour Surf Club receive new equipment by having an eye test at Specsavers.

Focus on lifesaving fundraiser

BEACH patrol season is just around the corner, which is why Specsavers is raising much needed funds for the Coffs Harbour Surf Life Saving Club.

In a week-long fundraiser the two Coffs Harbour stores located in the city centre and in the plaza will donate $5 from every comprehensive eye test to the surf club.

The funds raised will be used to purchase some much needed life saving equipment.

With a target of $500, store director Darren O'Reilly is calling on local residents to get behind the cause by coming in store for an eye test, knowing that their contribution will help the surf club continue its life saving work.

"Going to the beach is very much a part of our culture here in Coffs Harbour and we wouldn't be able to enjoy it safely if it wasn't for the great work our surf life saving volunteers do by protecting beachgoers who surf and swim," Darren said.

"We're proud to be supporting the Coffs Harbour Surf Life Saving Club and the tireless work the volunteers do throughout their months of patrol. We can't wait to see the equipment our fundraising buys be put to good use.

"On Saturday volunteers from the Coffs Harbour Surf Life Saving Club will be making an in store appearance, so come down, say g'day to them and show your support."



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