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The IRB team will host a Trivia Night on Saturday 28 March. Get your teams together and buy your tickets now!
Doors open at 6pm for a 7pm start, BYO food
Heritage Room/Bernie Kelly Lounge (downstairs)
This event is 18+ only
Tickets $25, or $30 at the door.
Get your team together and book a table of 10!
Buy your tickets online - choose "Special Event" and then enter the keyword IRB Trivia 2020
or through the Office on Tuesdays, Fridays or Sunday mornings -
by phone (02) 9314 0070
dropping in or
by email - [email protected]
We're now calling for Honour Blazer nominations. The April Board of Management Meeting will be held on Wednesday 26 April 2023.
As per 8.4 of the Club's Regulations ..
b. The honour blazer is awarded for outstanding service and can only be awarded to a member on one occasion. However, it is not necessary that an Honour Blazer be awarded each year.
c. All nominations for the honour blazer must be first made to the Board in writing stating the reason for the nomination and the nominees service to the Club. The nomination must be in the hands of the Secretary prior to the final April meeting. The Board shall consider the nominations at the final April meeting and for that nomination to obtain their recommendation for approval by the members of the Annual General Meeting.
d. The honour blazer may be awarded for bravery regardless of membership category and the minimum of 10 years membership may be waivered. Otherwise the honour blazer can only be awarded to Active (18 years & over), Reserve Active, Long Service, Life Member, Active (15-18 years), Cadet (13-15 years) and only to other membership classifications who have had at least ten (10) years membership of the Club.
e. Only one (1) nomination each year for honour blazer may be recommended by the Board of Management to the Annual General Meeting, except where the nomination is with regard to bravery in which case more than one nomination can be recommended.
Any member who feels they are eligible for a SLSA Long Service Award or National Patrol Service award are asked to kindly contact the Club in writing [email protected] with information of your request (for which award). The Club will then check your eligibility and make application on behalf of the member if eligibility is confirmed by Club records.
Types of SLSA recognition awards available are:
SLSA Long Service
25 years, 30 years, 40 years, 50 years, 60 years, 70 years, 75 years, 80 years
Pre requisites for Long Service Awards :
Applicant must be a member of a SLSA Club. Applicant cannot already hold the award for the same period. Minimum age for 25 years service is 38. Minimum Age for subsequent awards is calculated on 13 plus the period of the award (eg. 40 years service – minimum age is 13 + 40 = 53 years)
SLSA National Patrol Service Awards
5 year, 10 year, 15 year, 20 year, 25 year, 30 year, 35 year, 40 year, 45 year, 50 year
Applicants must have completed all patrol service requirements relevant to the membership category with a minimum of 16 hours being completed per season.
a) Bronze Medallion holders whose period of service eligibility begins from their initial patrol duties as the holder of this qualification.
b) Members who hold one or more qualifications in the following award streams – patrolling lifesaver, emergency care or radio. In the case of Award members, eligibility for the patrol service shall commence from the date of obtaining the
National Medal Award
Applicants must have completed all at least 15 years of patrol service with a minimum of 30 hours each year .
This season we will see the Senior Club Presentation Night come forward, it will be held on Saturday 6 June. As such it's now time to think about who you'd like to nominate for club awards.
At the Club's committee meetings to be held March/April 2020, a number of club awards for member recognition are determined. To assist the committees with their determinations, nominations from members are called for the following Club Major Awards. All financial club members are eligible to nominate.
Nominations will close with the Club Secretary by 27 March 2020. Emailed to Marcelo Garay, Club Secretary [email protected]
There is no specific form however nominations must include the following information :
Awards determined by Board of Management at their April 2020 meeting
For outstanding achievement and contribution in all areas of the Club :
Awards determined by the Lifesaving Committee at their April 2020 meeting
For outstanding achievement in the areas of lifesaving
Awards determined by the Competition Committee at their April 2020 meeting
For outstanding achievement in the area of competition
We look forward to receiving many nominations for consideration. These awards are prestigious awards and winners will be announced and presented at the annual Club Presentation Night.
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