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Michael Murray NRCF director with DSA participants Leilani and Lachlan Perry in the new chair.

The Disabled Surfers Association Far North Coast Branch have acquired a new Surf & Turf beach wheel chair after being one of 18 grant recipeints from the Northern Rivers Community Foundation (NRCF).

‘Grants are essential to not-for-profit, volunteer organisations to fund specific programs,’ Daffy Chisholm, Disabled Surfers Association honorary national secretary, said.

‘All of the 2018 receipients were grassroots organsations that rely on this kind of funding.

‘The DSA FNC would like to thank NRCF, their sponsors and partners including Stone & Wood, Yulgilbar Foundation,  Portland House Foundation and many more for their generosity and compassionate activities facilitating the northern rivers district,’ he said

The DSA event is scheduled for Saturday January, 20 2018 at the Coast Guard Tower Beach, Kingscliff (Cocky Classic), 9am.


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