NSW GBOTA Member and Club Volunteer Fay Kosowski was rewarded for her tireless hours of assistance at the 2011 NSW Volunteer of the Year awards on Thursday (October 27).

Mrs. Kosowski was nominated by the NSW GBOTA for her dedication to assisting the Association with racing and support events at Wentworth Park, Bulli and Appin Way as well as her work with numerous Association branches.

The ceremony conducted at the Hurstville Entertainment Centre on Thursday October 27 saw a number of South Sydney volunteers honoured for their continual contribution to the community, with over 100 attendees including dignataries the Hon. Andrew Constance, MP Minister for Ageing and Minister for Disability, Councillor Carol Provan, Mayor of Sutherland Shire Council, Councillor Clifton Wong, Hurstville City Council and Mark Course Member for Oatley.

Kosowski who has been volunteering for 23 years received an Individual Highly Commended award recognising the countless hours that have been dedicated to the promotion of the greyhound racing industry, coordination of oncourse activities at Wentworth Park, Bulli and Appin Way, and hosting of official functions.

A member of the Georges River branch Kosowski was among a number of high calibre candidates including the overall winner Denis Bockett who has volunteered for the NSW Cancer Council for the past 10 years.

On behalf of the NSW GBOTA we congratulate Fay Kosowski on her Highly Commended Award and thank her for her continued support and assistance.

Further information about the awards can be obtained from the NSW Volunteer website www.nswvolunteerawards.com