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RYA NI presents CAYC Juniors with the Young Volunteers of the Year Award!

Published 15:30 on 3 Feb 2020

Amy Armstrong and James Corbett were awarded the RYANI Young Volunteers of the Year Cup at their annual awards event on Friday evening, recognising their contribution across the diverse activities they have supported within the Club.

Amy and James are the CAYC Junior Captains, who along with the Vice Captains, Hannah Todd and Michael Rock, attended the awards ceremony.

Afloat magazine reports,

"Fundraisers at County Antrim Yacht Club won the Young Volunteer of the Year at the RYA Northern Ireland Awards last night in the Queen's University's Riddel Hall.

The century-old CAYC, which lies on the north shore of Belfast Lough, has a Junior Committee to be envied. Since the group's formation in 2018 it has raised, on behalf of the junior members, £1500. The committee has reached this total by cleverly coordinating their fund-raising activities, both in-house and within the community, with truly ingenious and powerful ideas."

Afloat Magazine article:-
"County Antrim Yacht Club Youth Sailors Win Volunteer Award at RYA NI Awards"

Carrickfergus Times article:-
"Movie premier and international gift service all part of the fundraising by County Antrim YC juniors"

Congratulations to Amy and James, and to all of the Juniors at the Club who make up this fabulous team.

Congratulations to Richard Robinson and Colin deFleury, who were also nominated for the Volunteer of the Year category. Colin received a Lifetime Committment award.

Last updated 16:13 on 11 March 2020

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