Northern NSW Football is pleased to announce Singleton Strikers FC’s Graham Sheppard as May’s Newcastle Permanent Volunteer of the Month for Hunter Valley Football.
Sheppard was nominated by Singleton Strikers FC for his ongoing commitment to the club and tireless efforts to ensure the club’s continued success.
“Graham has shown true dedication to Singleton Strikers FC and the Newcastle Permanent Volunteer of the Month Award is well deserved.” NNSWF Community Football Manager Peter Haynes commented.
“Graham demonstrates the attributes of a model volunteer which have paid dividends with the clubs continued professionalism and growth” Haynes concluded.
Newcastle Permanent Chief Executive Officer, Terry Millett, congratulates Sheppard on becoming the recipient of the Newcastle Permanent Volunteer of the Month Award.
“Newcastle Permanent’s Community Football partnership provides opportunities to recognise volunteers who give back so much to their clubs and communities. It is great to see a local being recognised for their ongoing commitment,” Millett said.
Sheppard will receive a volunteer jacket and bag courtesy of Newcastle Permanent to assist in continuing to fulfil his 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 nearly 10,000 free balls and shin pads to young players.