On Sunday 1 May, the C.ex Dragons competed in the Urunga Dragon Boat Regatta on the picturesque Kalang River. The C.ex Dragons defended their title in the Community Category after an uncertain start, re-establishing their form to win the final race by an impressive five seconds. A huge thank you to the Titivators Dragon Boat Club who gave up their time to train the Dragons and also coordinated the Regatta to be such a great success.
The C.ex Community Engagement Program presents all C.ex Group employees with the opportunity to make a difference in the local community through our staff based volunteer program and the support of many community initiatives and events. The C.ex Community Crew Give Back Program allows staff to select local charities and organisations that they are passionate about to receive financial support from the C.ex Group. This year, the following organisations were selected by the staff and acknowledged at the Give Back Program Presentation morning tea on Wednesday 9 March.
Camp Quality Northern NSW CanDo Cancer Trust
Dads in Distress Jetty Bunker Youth Service
Mid North Coast Disabled Surfers Association RSPCA Coffs Harbour
Warrina Women & Children’s Refuge
Over 500,000 volunteers contribute to the Clean Up Australia Campaign each year removing 15,915 tonnes of rubbish from parks, waterways, bush lands and school grounds. On March 1, the C.ex Community Crew were out and about tidying Fitzroy park and surrounds for Business Clean Up Day. The C.ex Community Crew collected four large bags of waste from local parklands with an approximate weight of 15kg.
The North Coast Academy of Sport is part of a network of sport academies assisting talented junior athletes from regional areas of NSW. The C.ex Group has partnered with the North Coast Academy as the major sponsor of their 2016 Netball Program. The program assists the individual development of local athletes, allowing them to progress further in their sport. The program provides skill development, strength and conditioning support, training days and camps and education programs such as sports nutrition, psychology, physiology and media training.
The C.ex Group has partnered with the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter for the third consecutive year, as the major sponsor of the Coffs Coast Charity Walk.
The 2016 walk will take place on Sunday 12 June, starting at Moonee Park Reserve following the Solitary Islands Walk through to Lower Park Beach Reserve – a distance of 14km. A 21km half marathon distance is also offered which extends to the bottom of Mutton Bird Island and back to Lower Park Beach Reserve.
The C.ex Community Crew will be volunteering at the event, coordinating the halfway and finish line fuelling stations and hosting the finish line barbecue. All registration fee’s from the walk and BBQ proceeds will go directly to the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter.
To register as a walk participant click here.
Brelsford Park – 6pm Saturday 19 December
The Coffs Coast Carols will return on Saturday 19 December thanks to a partnership between the C.ex Group, Coffs Harbour City Council, Coffs City Centre Masterplan Committee and Lifehouse. This family friendly event offers something for everyone to enjoy including kids rides, a fireworks display and performances by The Toads, Jon English and the Julie Ross Dance Studio.