Sydney, New South Wales (PRWEB) March 18, 2010
In the month of March Surf Life Saving New South Wales will be holding the annual NSW Surf Life Saving Championships at Blacksmith Beach, just south of Newcastle. For the third year in a row, Allphones, a national mobile phone retailer, are proud to be a major sponsor.
The 8000 competitor strong event will be hosted by the Swansea Belmont Surf Life Saving Club and wraps up on the 28th of March where a the overall points are tallied and the winning clubs are announced. Points are earned by winning awards for first-aid, rescue and resuscitation, marching, life saving, patrolling skills, beach runs, and board and surf ski relays.
Allphones are a business focused on giving to the community that supports them, which is why this is their third year supporting the cause. Sarah Brown, National Marketing Manager for Allphones discusses the company’s relationship with the NSW Surf Life Saving Club, “Here at Allphones, we recognise that Surf Life Saving is not only a uniquely Australian icon, but also plays a vital role in keeping people in our community safe while they enjoy the beach.” She continues, “So, we have chosen to support this important event on the Surf Life Saving calendar as it rewards those who ultimately risk their lives daily for others.”
Over 15,000 people are involved in the event over the duration of the championship including competitors, officials, spectators, organisers and the media. This impressive attendance proves to offer an exciting atmosphere and much needed support to the event, while raising awareness of what Surf Life Saving is all about.
ABOUT THE COMPANY: Allphones are the major sponsor and hold the naming rights to the New South Wales Surf Life Saving Championships. The national retailer has 168 stores Australia wide and is proud to have grown based on the principals of integrity, financial success and forward planning. Allphones have always been focused on giving back to local community organisations and will continue to do so in the future. Allphones offers a range of communication solutions from postpaid and prepaid mobile phone plans], handsets, accessories, mobile broadband and much more.