That's Gold for Tea Gardens
Dial Before You Dig NSW/ACT is the major sponsor of six surf lifesaving clubs in NSW.
We sponsor surf lifesaving clubs because as a free, non-profit community service we like to support other free, non-profit community services.
Tea Gardens Hawks Nest is one of the smaller surf lifesaving clubs that we sponsor.
Small in terms of membership perhaps, but big in heart.
Tea Gardens Hawks Nest has become the first surf club in NSW to be awarded Gold Level Status as part of the Surf Life Saving Quality Club Program.
Gold Level Status is the highest level of the Program. It is awarded to clubs which have shown outstanding progress over the season in all areas including lifesaving and patrols, training and education, surf sports, member services, administration, finance and marketing.
Tea Gardens Hawks Nest President Stephen Howell was thrilled.
“This couldn't have been achieved without the hard work of our secretary Maxine Cook, who went through the archives and provided all the evidence to demonstrate that we are indeed, a quality club,” said Mr Howell.
Dial Before You Dig NSW/ACT congratulates Tea Gardens Hawks Nest Surf Lifesaving Club on meeting the Gold Standard.
Above: (Left) The symbol that marks a Gold Quality surf lifesaving club in NSW. (Right) Club President Stephen Howell poses with Tea Gardens Hawks Nest's surf boat in 2012.