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SLSC- 90th Anniversary Dinner Reunion Dinner at Bulli
Workers Club 1st February. Tickets $30. Starts 7pm. Pre-dinner
drinks at 6pm.
SLSC is into it's 90th year of service to the community. To
celebrate the milestone, they are hosting a 90th Anniversary
Reunion Dinner and are inviting all past and present members
and current supporters to attend.
Barry Adams 0429 843 817 or Grant Joy 0418 887 334
Park SLSC - An invitation to all interested parties to
attend the 95th Anniversary Celebration Dinner, of the Helensburgh
Stanwell Park SLSC on Saturday 8th February 2003 at the Grand
Ballroom Novotel Northbeach North Wollongong, all welcome
15 years and over. Tickets are $80 each which include 3 course
dinner, all drinks (except spirits) and entertainment by David
Cazalet and band.
Peter McDonald 4294 1247
Oliver honoured at Coledale 8/12/02
up until the boat was named John Oliver had no idea the craft
was to be named after himself. Annonymous donors had requested
that the craft be named after someone they dearly love and
respect for the incredible service put in at Coledale SLSC.
Picture shows John Oliver with 2 proud sons.
career in Surf Life Saving began when he joined the Coledale
club as a cadet in 1949. After gaining his bronze medallion
his thoughts turned to rowing surfboats. He rowed in the senior
A crew from 1954 to 1959 with the highlight of his career
as a rower grabbing third place at the Australian titles in
Perth in 1959. He swept surf boats for 21 years, from 1959-1980.
A highlight was winning a gold medal at the Australian titles
at Ocean Grove in Victoria in 1969-70. At the same titles
the Coledale boat crew won the nationwide contested "courage
award" for their win in huge seas at Ocean Grove.
"John Oliver" is the 10th new surf boat acquired
by Coledale in their 90 year history.
Editions of President's News
No.1 , No.2 , No.3,
news and information can be found at our website www.illawarrasurf.com
Water Surf Club Premiership 4/01/03
very successful Round 3 of the series held at Gerringong beach.
Champ. Pointscore after Round 3
Pointscore after Round 3
Pointscore after Round 3
a full report and series pointscore visit our website. Sydney
Water Surf Club Premiership
Credit Union Rescue Boards 10/1/03
Illawarra Credit Union team handed over 20 new 3/4 rescue
boards at a media launch on North Wollongong Beach. Acting
CEO Greg Parrish thanked Surf Life Saving Clubs in the Illawarra
for their community service and looked forward to the developing
relationship between our two organisations.
Parish - Acting CEO Illawarra Credit Union presents Surf Life
Saving Illawarra with twenty 3/4 rescue boards. We recognise
the great synergy achievable by working closely with the Illawarra
As well as the assistance with the 3/4 rescue board purchase
scheme the Illawarra Credit Union is providing fee free accounts
for all Surf Life Saving Clubs. Club treasurers can simply
ring Annie on 0408 002612 and she will arrange a time to come
out and meet with club committee and explain the advantages
of this special banking offer. Annie will have all the paperwork
with her to setup the membership and accounts up at the meeting.
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