Christmas & Welcome
keep all Illawarra Branch Clubs informed on current news and
developments, The Illawarra
Credit Union is helping by sponsoring this news page.
Invitational Bulli 30/11/02
has supported the McDonald's Carnival and SLSI since 1998.
"We are proud to be associated with Surf Lifesaving Illawarra
and in supporting such an important community service,"
said Katia Dwarte, owner /operator of McDonald's Warilla.
are grateful for the support from McDonald's, without which
we wouldn't be able to hold carnivals such as these and develop
other important initiatives. McDonald's restaurants in the
Illawarra region have been dedicated contributors to the area
since the first Illawarra restaurant opened in 1977. McDonald's
support for the 17 surf clubs in the region encompasses funding
for new rescue equipment for each club, the Junior Volunteer
of the Year award program and in 2003 will be helping us with
funding for a youth leadership camp for 13 and 14 year old
Bulli March Past Team show their style.
back to the community is a fundamental part of McDonald's
in the Illawarra region. It is important to provide our junior
surf lifesavers with the best opportunities for developing
their talent and provide our community with safe beaches."
Said Katia Dwarte.
Scrutineers Course 1/12/02
Illawarra Officials successfully completed their Nation Scrutineers
qualification. We also assisted by training four from South
Coast Branch and three from Far South Coast Branch.
were presented with a wealth of knowledge from presenters:
Ken Bond, Bill Singleton, Bill Wonson, Ken Hudson, Don Harris,
Jeff Lucke and Don Allan.
shows Bill Wonson (centre) stressing the importance of scrutineering
with Ken Bond our State Scrutineer (left) and Jim Starkey.
Many thanks to Jim Starkey for organising and co-sponsoring
the course along with the Illawarra Branch.
Editions of Life Saving News
No.1 , No.2 , No.3,
news and information can be found at our website www.illawarrasurf.com
you have information or a story of interest email it to me
Water Surf Club Premiership 7/12/02
very successful Round 2 of the series held at Thirroul beach.
For a full report and series pointscore visit our website.
Water Surf Club Premiership
and Jayson's Princess Alyssa
to Kaye and Jayson Norris on the birth of their little princess
Alyssa. Both Mum and Daughter are well and Dad is very proud.
Bowls South Coast Boat Series 7/12/02
2 at Mollymook saw 71 crews entered. Thankyou to Mollymook
SLSC for hosting a great carnival. Special mention to the
Austinmer Under 19 crew who is the leading crew over all divisions
having won all six rounds.
here for a full copy of Round 2 results.
Interbranch Championships 14/12/02
Branch Team travelled to Stockton Beach Newcastle and came
home with excellent results. The team finished in 5th position
on 619 points, the best ever achieved by a combined team.
This was a result of every member supporting each other, helping
out whenever possible and competing to the best of their ability.
All team members gave 100% on the two days on competition.
Congratulations to Dean Buttel, Mathew Hiesly from Wollongong
City and Josh Minogue from Thirroul who have been selected
as part of the NSW team to compete at the interstate in Tasmania
later in January. As well as three members being selected
for the state team the highlight of the weekend was to win
the Life Saver Relay the 'blue ribbon' event of the carnival.
Our winning team of 9 members was: Mathew Freeman (swimmer),
Mathew Heisly (board paddler), Downie Langthorne (ski), Michael
Astill (run), Jack Patison (sweep), Seb James, Aaron Greenhalgh,
Adam Prentice and Steve Drysdale (rowers).
to all our team and special thanks to Team Manager Trish Whant,
Assistant Manager Steve Rosa and Team Coaches Dennis Allen,
Kevin Starling and Leonie Langendam. Without all their efforts
in putting the team together Illawarra would not have achieved
our excellent results.
to our sponsors for the Branch Team: McDonald's and Integral
here for a full copy of Interbranch results
Credit Union 3/4 Rescue Boards
will be handed over to clubs that ordered them at North Beach
on Friday 10th January. At least 2 Rookies from participating
clubs will be required on the day for a media display and
sponsors photo shoot. More details will be forwarded to Rookie
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meeting 7.15 p.m. Friday 31st January