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to Lyn Little
18 years serving Surf Life Saving Clubs in the Illawarra the
SLSI Branch Executive are hosting a farewell to Lyn.
Date: Thursday 20th February, 2003.
Venue: North Wollongong SLSC Function Room
5.30 pm - 9.30 pm
Presentation to Lyn at 7pm.
RSVP to Gerald Davies by Mon 17th February.
ph: 0411 102033
Water Surf Club Premiership 1/02/03
very successful Final Round of the series held at Warrilla
Barrack Point Beach. Congratulations to all competing clubs.
Champ. Pointscore-Final Results
a full report and series pointscore visit our website. Sydney
Water Surf Club Premiership
Bowls South Coast Boat Series 1/02/03
after round 3 at Broulee
SLSC 90th Year Celebration
SLSC is into it's 90th year of service to the community. To
celebrate the milestone, they hosted a 90th Anniversary Reunion
Dinner and 219 past and present members and current supporters
attended. Guest speakers were the McLaren brothers. All who
attended were treated to a video and multimedia presentation
and at the the end of it all had a very informative and enjoyable
Junior Championships - Belambi 8/2/03
SLSC are to by congratulated on the excellent job they performed
in hosting the BHP Steel Junior Branch Championships. Picture
above shows Belambi President John Heath congratulate Belambi
Junior Josh Amatto after a big win in the U/14 beach flags.
you are a legend!!
Medal winners in the March Past, Thirroul are congratulated
by BJA Chairman Gary Chapman.
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action from the Junior Championships and Sally Ridley from
Scarborough-Wombarra is congratulated by Club President Chris
Kubara after winning gold in the U12 Female Surf Race.
had the honour of announcing the McDonald's Illawarra Junior
Male and Female Lifesavers of 2003 at the opening of the carnival.
Congratulations went to Ben Dowling from the Helensburgh-Stanwell
Park Club and Hannah Walker from the Wollongong City Club.
They will represent the Illawarra at the state titles on the
27th at Swansea-Belmont. Pictured below is Hannah collecting
her Gold for the U14 Female Iron Person.
Corporation sponsors Port Kembla SLSC
Phil McGavin from the Port Kembla Port Corporation presented
President Bill Seay with a new $20,000 Surf Boat. It was an
impressive presentation with a 10 story wharf crane lifting
a shipping container up to reveal the new boat. Phil then
surprised everyone by announcing that if Port Kembla wins
a medal of any colour at a State Championship the Port Corporation
will buy them a second new surf boat.
the presentation to the club the boat was named after a member
Kevin "Cags" Carriage and christened with champagne
by Kevin's widow Almma. The Rev. Tudno Rees from the Port
Kembla mission to seafarers gave a short address and prayed
a blessing over the boat and all those who rowed the vessel.
Park SLSC 95th Year
Novatel Grand Ball Room was the venue for a mighty celebration
of 95 years of Life Saving. Not only have they patrolled Stanwell
Park beach but the club has helped our Branch immensely and
other clubs as far away as Cottesloe in W.A.
Life Member Evan Griffiths spent the week before in Sutherland
Hospital and was released just before the event. Evan picked
up an infection in his leg while officiating at the last round
of the Sydney Water Surf Club Premership the weekend before.
Whittaker, Keith Newell, Barry Anger comparing physics with
the ones they had in the photo many years before.
was a memorable evening with lots of tales from the past shared
between old boys, newer members and supporters.
to the shortage of officials at the Junior State Championships
many of the Branch Executive have volunteered to assist and
will be away on the 28th.
next meeting has been bought forward to 7.15 p.m. Wednesday
26th February. The Executive apologises for any inconvenience
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