ROYAL Rehab Return2Sport Achievement award recipients Maria and Lindsay Dalmon and Lee Ferrier were recognised at last Friday’s TWT Club Six/Ryde Sports Foundation Sports Star of the Year Award Gala Dinner.
The trio are pictured with MC Steve Robilliard, Royal Rehab’s Community Relations Manager Martina Fox and Paralympic wheelchair racing legend Louise Sauvage.
Maria and Lindsay were honoured for their contribution to sailing for people with a disability.
“My heartiest congratulations to Lee and Maria and Lindsay for their awards,” said Royal Rehab CEO Stephen Lowndes.
“Royal Rehab is proud to partner with the Ryde Sports Foundation to acknowledge the tremendous contribution and achievement that these recipients have made to sport, and in particular to the motivation and inspiration they provide to people with a disability to achieve in sport.”
RYDE Sports Foundation stalwart Neita Matthews was bestowed with life membership at the TWT Club Six Ryde Sports Foundation Sports Star of the Year Gala Dinner at Ryde Eastwood Leagues Club last Friday.
The Netball NSW Hall of Famer and ERNA legend, who has chalked up 38 years service with the Foundation, was joined by sons Peter and former Test cricketer Greg Matthews at the gala event.
Husband and wife team of Graham and Robyn Churchill were the recipients of the Ryde Sports Foundation Contribution to Sport Award.
Robyn, the long serving Gladesville RSL Gymnastics Club president was honoured for her sterling service as a mentor and administrator and Graham for his yeoman service with North Ryde RSL Baseball Club.
They celebrated the award with Bennelong MP John Alexander and RSF Vice Chairman Rob Wilkinson.