Life savers have dedication recognised
WOOLGOOLGA Surf Life Saving Club enjoyed success at the recent North Coast Branch Awards of Excellence presentation.
Club president Les Pepper was awarded Life Membership to the Surf Life Saving NSW North Coast Branch in recognition of his many years dedicated to saving lives.
Junior captains Patrick Mullan and Jackson Della were awarded North Coast Branch Life Savers of the Year.
Mullen and Della were recognised for the innovative programs they have developed for the club's cadet members, as well as their dedication while training to be the club's first-aid officers under the guidance of Bob Wright and Peter Brown.
Club-mate Kiahni Huthnance was named North Coast Junior Life Saver of the Year after representing the branch at a surf life saving conference in Sydney where she was able to network with other award-winning lifesavers.
The Woolgoolga club also received the Gadd Family Gear Inspection Award.