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Brunswick SLSC gives award for 200 hours of patrolling

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The Grey Shield was presented to Patrol Four for the second year in a row at the Brunswick SLSC presentation  night held earlier this month.

Two members of the patrol, Bryce Holmes and Igor Kocherga, patrolled more than 100 per cent of their rostered hours, while Bryce actually patrolled over 200 hours during the season.

Award winners

Awards included: the Bruns Hot Bread patrol person of the year – Igor Kocherga; the North Coast Trophies best water competitor – Rob Brown; best beach competitor – Vanessa Thompson; best craft competitor – Rob Brown and Paul Davis; best carnival competitor – Rob Brown.

George Russo was named most promising junior and best cadet, while the training officer award went to Elyse Comeford and the Inflatable Rescue Boat rollover award was shared by Dave Rixon and Kyron Pinxteren.

The junior club person award was presented to Kieren Nugent, while the senior club person award went to Paul Davis and the president’s award went to Damian and Amy Hopkins.

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