On Thursday 12th of October Lifesaving Foundation Secretary John Connolly was awarded by Maatschappij tot Redding van Drenkelingen its 250th anniversary Medal of Honour by Mr. Gaius Voúte, President as shown on the right.

As thanks for such an honour The Lifesaving Foundation presented them with the parchment as shown below.

Mr. John Connolly's Acceptance Speech.