(by editor, Coast Community News, December 3, 2019)
Five community driven organisations around the Coast have benefitted from a share in over $50,000 worth of donations from the Central Coast Freemasons and Masonicare.
Headspace, The Glen and Camp Breakaway all received $1,330, with The Smith Family receiving $5,000 and Surf Life Saving Central Coast the 2019 major beneficiary, receiving $42,400. The funding has been distributed to each organisation to boost their programs, with Surf Life Saving Central Coast again using their funds to purchase the bright pink Nippers’ vests used by surf lifesaving clubs across the region.
According to the Freemasons’ Director of Publicity and Communications, Simon Pierce, the Freemasons had a hand in developing and rolling out the iconic pink rash vest which has become synonymous with the Central Coast surf lifesaving movement. “We were the first to…