The Rotary Club of Woy Woy has donated $1000 to Umina Beach Surf Life Saving Club to help it through the coronavirus pandemic.
Surf club president Mr Stephen Scahill said: “This invaluable donation has ensured we can make our equipment Covid-19 safe to help keep our beaches safe.
“It’s been a pretty difficult time for us, as we rely on some of the funding through hiring out the surf club – something that has been limited in the past six months.
“It was a totally unexpected donation and we are immensely grateful.”
The donation was part of a postponed presentation from earlier this year made by the Rotary Club’s immediate past president Mr Don Tee.
In making the presentation on September 15, Mr Tee said Rotary members were thankful for the Umina club’s 60-year voluntary service they provide to the community.
“We’ve always supported the surf clubs, and it’s important now more than ever with Covid-19,” Mr Tee said.
“Our club is a long-time supporter of the Umina club for its volunteer surf lifesaving service to the community and its exceptional water safety education programs.”