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Athletics coach named a community champ by council

Councillor Trevor McDonald and Mayor Gerard O'Connell (right) present a Community Champion Award to Rick MacDonald recognising his contribution and dedication to youth and to athletics on the Fraser Coast.
Councillor Trevor McDonald and Mayor Gerard O'Connell (right) present a Community Champion Award to Rick MacDonald recognising his contribution and dedication to youth and to athletics on the Fraser Coast. Valerie Horton

ATHLETICS coach Rick MacDonald has been recognised for his community work by the Fraser Coast Regional Council.

Mr MacDonald has worked tirelessly with Fraser Coast athletes.

He told the council chamber one of the benefits of being a coach was watching people grow and mature.

"They come out as good community leaders," he said.

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