11th November 2020
Mr GREG PIPER (Lake Macquarie)—I'd like to acknowledge the contribution of Toronto resident Chris Kuszelyk to the expansion and development of cricket in Lake Macquarie. For more than a decade Chris has been the secretary of Toronto Workers' Club Cricket Club but before that he was an active club member, starting in the junior ranks and progressing through to the highest level in the major Newcastle competition. During his time as club secretary, Chris has been instrumental in the club's expansion, developing a range of opportunities for men, women and children in the local area. It's due to his efforts that the club is the only cricket club in the Newcastle District Cricket Association to have senior, junior and women's cricket under the one banner. Chris is also captain of the club's fourth grade team, a role which involves mentoring and coaching younger players before they're able to play against senior teams. Chris continues to dedicate countless hours to the club, often at the expense of time with his own family, and is the epitome of a truly dedicated community member. I applaud Chris on his dedication to the club and the sport in Lake Macquarie.
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