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Northern NSW : Rescue - Autumn 2014
THE WESTPAC RESCUE HELICOPTER SERVICE IS FORTUNATE TO HAVE PEOPLE IN THE COMMUNITY WHO DEDICATE THEIR TIME, ENERGY AND MONEY TO SUPPORTING THE SERVICE. THERE ARE 33 VOLUNTEER SUPPORT GROUPS SPREAD THROUGHOUT THE REGION WHOSE FUNDRAISING INITIATIVES INCLUDE EVENTS AND RAFFLES TO HELP ENSURE THAT NO ONE EVER HAS TO PAY TO BE RESCUED BY THE SERVICE. Support Group milestones There is no doubt that the people of Singleton are well and truly behind the work of their local Volunteer Support Group. The Group recently presented the Service with $58,000 which was raised in 2013. The Group's activities included its renowned Friday night raffles and the annual Mega Raffle held at the Imperial Hotel Singleton, which contributed more than $3,000 in its fourth year. Contribution recognised Vice Secretary of the Scone Volunteer Support Group, Beryl Bates, was awarded Upper Hunter Shire Citizen of the Year at the local Australia Day ceremonies. As well as dedicating her time to the Rescue Helicopter, Beryl volunteers for a number of other local organisations. Together with her husband, Errol, Beryl has been a member of the Scone Volunteer Support Group since it was founded in 2010. Volunteer Support Groups If you are interested in joining your local support group please contact a Volunteer Coordinator on 1800 155 155. Volunteers at work Ron Coates with Support Group President, Patsy Black and members, Maureen Burlin and Lorraine Corcoran Cessnock Support Group celebrates Members of the Cessnock Volunteer Support Group gathered at the Australian Hotel, Cessnock on 16 January to celebrate a successful year of raising funds and awareness. The group collected $52,000 throughout 2013 which will soon be presented to the Service. A special presentation was made to retiring volunteer Ron Coates, to thank him for his service and support of the Rescue Helicopter over many years. Armidale Barrabra Bingara Bulahdelah Cessnock Coonabarabran Denman Dungog Forster Tuncurry Glen Innes Servern Gloucester Gunnedah Guyra Hastings Inverell Kempsey Macleay Maitland Manilla Moree Muswellbrook Narrabri Nelson Bay Newcastle Nundle/Hanging Rock Quirindi Sandy Hollow Scone Singleton Stockton Tamworth Taree Walcha Warialda Wee Waa Kelly and Trish from Singleton Volunteer Support Group got wrapped-up with the spirit of Christmas at Big W Singleton. The pair helped Christmas shoppers with wrapping gifts for a donation to the Service. 14 Rescue Magazine AUTUMN 2014
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