Lifesaving Society Awards
Congratulations CGC Recipients
January 28, 2015
The Lifesaving Society is a non-profit organization that works to prevent drowning and water-related injury through training programs and Water Smart public education. http://www.lifesavingsociety.ns.ca
Earlier this month, the NS Lifesaving Society presented awards to individuals who have used Lifesaving skills in many situations; from emergencies to volunteer help. The Lifesaving awards were presented by Honorary Patron of the Lifesaving Society, His Honour Brigadier-General The Honourable J.J. Grant CMM, ONS, CD (Ret’d) Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia. The Canada Games Centre is pleased to announce that five current and former employees of the Centre were recognized for their volunteer time and lifesaving skills.
Former employee Adon Karthika Santh was awarded the M.G. Griffiths Award for saving two people from drowning in India. The M.G. Griffiths award is presented to an individual when they apply skill and knowledge gained through the Lifesaving Society programs to aid a victim in a life threatening emergency.
Former employee Nimsha Muraleedharan Nair received a Certificate of Thanks for supporting the Lifesaving Society through volunteering. The Certificate of Thanks is awarded to an instructor, examiner, or volunteer who has two of more years of service and who has made a significant contribution to the Lifesaving Society.
Pat McGrath, Vice President of the Lifesaving Society, and CGC Recreation and Program Service Manager was awarded the Bar to Service Cross for over 17 years as an outstanding volunteer for the Lifesaving society. The Bar to Service is awarded to individuals who have received the Service Cross award and are active volunteers for the Lifesaving Society.
Janet Parry, CGC’s Aquatic Program Coordinator and Julian Zou, CGC Advanced Instructor, were awarded the Certificate of Thanks for supporting the Lifesaving Society by volunteering.