Time to nominate Sawtellian and Young Sawtellian of the Year

Sawtellian of the Year 2021 Mick McGavigan received his award from Member for Coffs Harbour Gurmesh Singh.


NOMINATIONS are now open for the two categories of 2022 Sawtellian of the Year.

Sawtellian of the Year has been running for many years being awarded each New Year’s Day at the Sawtell Super Fund Day at the Village Green, Sawtell Beach Holiday Park.

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Along with this annual recognition award, 2021 saw the introduction of the Young Sawtellian of the Year.

For young achievers who have made a significant contribution to the Sawtell Community, nomination for the 2022 award is open to anyone up to the age of 18 as at 31 December 2021.

The current title holders are Mick McGavigan and, taking out the inaugural Young Sawtellian award, Maggie McConnachie, co-incidentally both from the Sawtell Surf Club.

Organising Committee Chairperson Keith Bensley said any person, club, school or organisation can nominate up to two persons they consider are worthy of recognition.

“Nominations can be one for each category or two for any one category but the nominee’s contribution must relate to the community of Sawtell,” Keith told News Of The Area.

“Nominating someone is now easier than ever.

“Nominations can be made on-line on the Sawtell Super Funday’s new website at www.sawtellfunday.com.au.

“Alternatively you can download a nomination form from the website and email it to [email protected] or drop us an email and we will email you a nomination form.”

Any questions, give Keith a call on 0438 269 210.

Nominations close on 30 November.

“The 2022 Sawtell Super Fun Day on 1 January will build on the success of 2021 with the Entertainment Stage being the focal point featuring a great range of local talent and the awarding of Sawtellian’s of the Year,” Keith said.

New Year’s Day kicks off with the Fun Run through the streets of Sawtell organised by Little Athletics finishing at the Sawtell Beach Holiday Park for the Super Fun Day with carnival rides, children’s entertainment and the traditional gourmet food stalls.

See website for more details and conditions of nomination for Sawtellian of the Year and general event information.




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