Media Releases

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<insert date>

<Organisation’s name (include suburb if appropriate)> to salute its volunteers!

A special function held by the <club/organisation’s name> <when> will recognise the valuable contribution of the lifeblood of the club/organisation – its volunteers.

<Name of event> is an opportunity to celebrate the time and energy these <number of volunteers> have devoted over the years to <name of sport or activity> in this area/region.

“Volunteers are undoubtedly one of the most valuable resources we have and without them, our club/organisation would quite simply not survive”, said <club/organisation name> <job title at club> <Mr/Ms/Miss and full name>.

“Not only that, their contributions make our community a stronger, healthier, happier and safer place to live – because of them, we are all winners.”

Among those to be singled out for special recognition will be <list who and include a few brief profiles>.

The function will be held <where> and will consist of <write more about the event proceedings planned>.

Over 1.6 million Australians volunteer in the sport and recreation industry; in fact more people volunteer their time to sport and recreation clubs and activities than any other sector of the community.

For further information contact <insert contact details>.

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Media contact (to arrange an interview and/or photo opportunity):

  • <Name>
  • <Position>
  • <Phone>
  • <Email>