Pambula lifesavers awarded | Photos

Club Stalwart Frank Davey presents the Junior Club Person award to a most deserving Connor Leayr.
Club Stalwart Frank Davey presents the Junior Club Person award to a most deserving Connor Leayr.

Pambula lifesavers Matt Harvey and Andrew Holt were named joint lifesavers of the year at the club’s annual presentation evening recently.

Acknowledged for a successful season as volunteer lifesavers, Mr Holt and Mr Harvey were acknowledged for their hours spent outside patrols for water safety or coordination at Nippers.

They were also praised for their involvement in a major first aid incident during the George Bass Marathon where a surfboat crew member required CPR and defibrillation.

Andrew Love was named senior club person for his enthusiasm for club activities and in assisting with the upkeep and maintenance of the clubs motorised rescue equipment.

Junior cub person award was received by Connor Leayr for application to patrolling and assistance with the Same Wave Program, while Kerry Bourke was acknowledged for his great work in grant sourcing and upkeep of the clubs radio equipment.

The club spirit award was won by Emma Prowse while the CWA award working outside the club was awarded to Miep Krechting.

Competitors were also rewarded for their dedication to surf sports with Liam O’Neill taking the senior section, Jessie Campbell-Jones the junior section and the Veterans Woman’s rowing team the Most Consistent category.

Lachie McNeil was presented with the coaches award and Tylah Lambert was recognised as being the most improved competitor.

Club captain Ann Smith announced Glenn Vardanega as the recipient of the patrol captain’s award with patrol three taking out the patrol competition.

Club president, Stephen Hodgson, concluded the evening thanking all club members and their families for a great season of lifesaving, training and competition.