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Navy women lend a hand in Nepal

Published on by LSET Susanne Peterson (author)

Leading Seaman Susanne Peterson, Lieutenant Chloe Ryan and Chief Petty Officer Sky McPhee get hands-on in Nepal, lending their hands to a project which builds homes for families living in poverty. (photo: )

Leading Seaman Susanne Peterson, Lieutenant Chloe Ryan and Chief Petty Officer Sky McPhee get hands-on in Nepal, lending their hands to a project which builds homes for families living in poverty.

“There is no one word that fully describes the experience,” said LS Susanne Peterson, who recently travelled with two other Navy women to Nepal to lend their hands to a project which builds homes for families living in poverty.

Golf Club donations above par

This article has photo gallery Published on by CMDR Chloe Wootten (author and photographer)

Chief Petty Officer Don Waples, Lady Martin (Sir David Martin Foundation) and Mr John Hewitt at the presentation of a cheque to the foundation from funds from the closure of the HMAS Creswell Golf Club.  (photo: LCDR Chloe Wootten)

Chief Petty Officer Don Waples, Lady Martin (Sir David Martin Foundation) and Mr John Hewitt at the presentation of a cheque to the foundation from funds from the closure of the HMAS Creswell Golf Club.

In January 2013, the doors closed on the HMAS Creswell (Royal Australian Naval College) Golf Club after 54 years of chips and putts, but the enthusiasm and generosity of the membership will have a lasting legacy on the Shoalhaven with outstanding funds being donated to two local charities.