What a Night!
Tugun SLSC 2020/21 Annual Dinner and Awards Night
Our members & guests had a fabulous night celebrating our 20/21 Award winners and season.
Our President Brett Beutel was very pleased to present Roger Dibden as a Life Member of the Club.
We were also excited to see Frank Osborne & David Egan receive Nipper Life Membership and to celebrate the achievements of our Aussie medallists: Allie Hughes (Under 14 Board Gold & Iron Bronze), Damien Anderson (Masters Malibu Surf Board Silver) and Reserve Grade Female Boat Crew Mums & Bubs – Davina Finter, Robyn De Vlugt, Rebecca Newton, Bronwyn Scarce, with sweep Bruce Zillman bronze).
A highlight of the night was the presentation of the Black Opal Award to Leon Dunstan an outstanding member of our Club, who is always available to patrol and assist wherever he can. Congratulations!
Also, lets not forget our honorable Life Saving mentions presented by the esteemed Tom Schneider:
- Golden Oldies: Arthur Anderson, Paul Bell, Greg Hamilton, Paul Lawrence, Andy Wilson & Owen Viles
- King Prawn: Rhyam Pankhurst
- Two Guns Award: Reid Sellars
Thank you Karen Andrews, Member for MacPherson representative Greg Betts, Laura Gerber, Member for Currumbin and Cr Gail O’Neil for attending and assisting with the award presentations.
Thank you to major sponsors & partners G&L Formwork, Semi-Trailer Rentals, The Body Method, Bendigo Bank and Gold Coast City Council for your support throughout the season.
Thank you to the Tugun Supporters Club for a great night and all your support throughout the season – the food & service on the night was fantastic.
Special mention to Melinda-Jane Tolvay for taking all the photos on the evening.
Congratulations to all our Tugun award recipients:
|Black Opal||Leon Dunstan|
|President Award||Rhyam Pankhurst|
|Best New Member||Renee Hogben|
|Club Captain Award||Raoul Somers|
|Youth Development Award||Matilda Yates|
|Best Senior Patrolling Award||Melinda-Jane Tolvay|
|Best junior Patrolling Member||Rory Randall|
|Trainers trainer||Roger Dibden|
|Senior Champion – Male||Chris Hunt|
|Senior Champion – Female||Kelly Piazza|
|Junior Champion – Male||Jake French|
|Junior Champion – Female||Allie Hughes|
|Most Improved Competitor||Sean Phillips|
|Athletes Athlete||Chris Hunt|
|Best Boat Crew||Reserve Female Crew (Mums and Bubs)
Davina Finter, Rebecca Newton, Bronwyn Scarce, Robyn De Vlugt, Sweep – Bruce Zillman
|Rowers Rower||Davina Finter|
|Most Value Boat Member||Brett Beutel|
|Surf Life Saving Qld
100% Rostered Patrol Attendance
|Arthur Anderson, Chris Bindley, Garna Dowling. Anthony Frampton, Paul Lawrence, Greg Loubser-Golblatt, Tileah McGowan, Tom Schneider, Andrew Shields, Raoul Somes, Matilda Yates|
|Service & Recognition Awards|
|Tugun SLSC Life membership||Roger Dibden|
|30 years officiating||Alan Griffiths|
|30 years Patrolling Service||Wade Morley|
|15 years officiating||John Huntley-Chipper|
|10 Years Assessing||Ian Butler|
|5 Years as a Patrol Captain||Thomas Anderson, Anthony Frampton & Peter Tighe|
|Nipper Life membership||Frank Osborne and David Egan|