PHOTO: Kim receiving her award from David Parker Ballina Branch Assistant Manager of Newcastle Permanent Building Society, along with Kim’s children Natalya, Patrick and Noah.
Shores United FC registrar Kim Fearnside has been announced as the Newcastle Permanent Building Society Volunteer of the Month for March 2016.
Kim has been an integral part of Shores United now for four years, where she is the club registrar, canteen convenor, secretary, number one supporter and taken on the role as club treasurer this season as well.
In addition to her extensive volunteer work for Shores, she is a married mother with several young children who keep her very busy at home. Kim’s energy seems to have no limits regardless of what demands are placed upon her and she is always positive, upbeat and admired by all who are involved at Shores United FC.
Shores United President Marc Patten said, “Put simply, our club would not be able to function without Kim. She is a person who thoroughly deserves recognition.”
Kim Fearnside Named Newcastle Permanent Volunteer of the Month
“Kim has shown true dedication to Shores United for a significant period of time and the Newcastle Permanent Volunteer of the Month Award is well deserved.” NNSWF Community Football Manager Peter Haynes commented.
“Kim demonstrates the attributes of a model volunteer which have paid dividends with the clubs continued professionalism and growth,” Haynes concluded.
Newcastle Permanent Branch Lending Manager, Veronica Janissen, congratulates Kim on becoming the recipient of the Newcastle Permanent Volunteer of the Month Award.
“We are delighted that a local volunteer has received this award and been recognised across Northern NSW for the incredible commitment they make to community football,” Jannisen said.
Kim will receive a volunteer jacket and bag courtesy of Newcastle Permanent to assist them in continuing to fulfil their valuable role at the club.
About NNSWF’s Community Partnership with Newcastle Permanent:
Newcastle Permanent is the major partner of Community Football across Northern NSW and has partnered with NNSWF since 2008, supporting the High Performance Program and Junior Football Program.
Newcastle Permanent’s investment in football is one of its most important community partnerships and reflects the financial institution’s commitment to supporting the local community.
The Community Partnership with Newcastle Permanent includes recognition programs such as Newcastle Permanent Volunteer of the Month, Newcastle Permanent Community Coach of the Month, Newcastle Permanent Community Club of the Year, training tools for community coaches and volunteers, as well as the distribution of over 9,000 free balls to young players.