Life Member Recognised for Contribution to Sport
The story below was featured in the April 9th edition of the Blacktown Advocate.
This is a great tribute to our Life Member and former President Fred Lucas, who has been posthumously honoured for his contribution to sport in the area.
Fred Lucas joined the Association in 1987 and in his time he served on the Advisory Panel, Social Committee, Delegate to the Penrith Junior Rugby League and Board of Management. He was also Vice President and President of the Association. He was awarded Life Membership in 2003.
As an active referee, Fred officiated at all levels including two A Grade Division 2 Grand Finals. Fred was twice awarded the Bob Kandelas Trophy for the Referee's Referee and also received the Jack Harris Merit Award.
Two advocates for sports set to be honoured
BLACKTOWN Council will tonight pay tribute to two local sporting identities who died last month.