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We are so proud to announce that Robin Fortuin, a volunteer crewman at Strandfontein has just won the Centrum Guardian of the Year 2015 award. We'd like to thank all our supporters who voted for him and say 'Well done Robin, you are a true hero!'Robin received R5 000 and the runner up finalists received R2 500 each. The NSRI's Station 16, Strandfontein received R60 000 as a result of Robin's win.Mario Fredericks, Station Commander for station 16 said, 'We are so grateful to Centrum® for this opportunity and congratulate Robin on his achievement. Thank you to the voters for acknowledging Robin's efforts. As we are a voluntary institution, the prize money will open many doors. We are truly grateful. We will be putting the prize money to good use in the form of new training aids and specialised equipment for the area we work in. We will also upgrade some of the facilities at the station. To the other three finalists, you all went above and beyond the call of duty. You give people hope and second chances. From one fraternity to another, we salute you.'Every day, South Africa's emergency and rescue personnel give 100% to saving lives. Not because it is their job, but because they wholeheartedly believe that every single life is worth saving. More often than not their stories of courage go unrecognised and unrewarded. Centrum® Guardians was created to honour these incredible human beings and give them the respect they deserve.'We would like to congratulate Robin on being chosen as a winner. His story inspired us and reinforced our belief that the South African emergency services are world-class,' said Natasha Macdonald, the Centrum® Brand Manager.To read the full story and see Centrum Guardian's dramatized video of the event, click here.centrum winner L to R_Sue Cartwright and Natasha Macdonald from Centrum with Mario Fredericks from NSRI Station 16 Strandfontein. L to R_Sue Cartwright and Natasha Macdonald from Centrum with Mario Fredericks from NSRI Station 16 Strandfontein.
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