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Our volunteers

Crestani Scholarships is always on the lookout for volunteers. It doesn’t require a lot of your time and as you can see it can be very rewarding. If you are interested and would like to know more, we would love to hear from you. Glenys Jordan Meet Glenys Jordan. Glenys joined Crestani Scholarships in 2017… Read more Our volunteers

Crestani volunteers receives their award from David Harris

Volunteering Central Coast Annual Awards

The Volunteering Central Coast expo is usually held to coincide with National Volunteer Week and an important part of the event is recognition of individuals who devote their time, energy and enthusiasm as volunteers in the Central Coast Community through the VCC National Volunteer Week Central Coast Awards presentations. About 40 different organisations are represented… Read more Volunteering Central Coast Annual Awards

Helen receives her award from Adam

Crestani volunteers presented NSW Parliamentary Award

At the recent annual Soiree, the Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast Adam Crouch, presented two Crestani Scholarships volunteers with a Parliamentary Award for their years of service to the community. Clive and Helen Brill have worked tirelessly for Crestani Scholarships for many years. Clive, as a member of the administration team, manages scholarship approvals,… Read more Crestani volunteers presented NSW Parliamentary Award

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A standing ovation

The rain didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of music lovers, as the 2021 Twilight Soirée got underway on Sunday 21st March. We were able to move indoors thanks to the Lions Club of East Gosford opening its community hall doors for us at very short notice. Rousing numbers from musical theatre, performed by the Central Coast… Read more A standing ovation

Doctors do a demo of the HyperArc machine to Yvonne

The Central Coast’s new Varian TrueBeam Edge Linear Accelerator

Recently a few of our volunteers were treated to a demonstration of the new Varian TrueBeam Edge linear accelerator (linac) at the Central Coast Cancer Centre, Gosford Hospital. The TrueBeam Edge is the most advanced linac on the market, combining sophisticated engineering with intelligent software design. One area that the TrueBeam Edge will be particularly… Read more The Central Coast’s new Varian TrueBeam Edge Linear Accelerator

Jean and Yvonne in front of terraces of vegetable beds

Crestani Foundation Thriving Thanks To Volunteers

Volunteers are the backbone of the hugely successful Crestani Scholarships which has raised thousands of dollars over almost 15 years to advance the training of Central Coast radiotherapists. Crestani Scholarships History Crestani Scholarships was formed by Yvonne Crestani, whose husband Chris was chief radiotherapist at St Vincents Hospital before his life was tragically cut short… Read more Crestani Foundation Thriving Thanks To Volunteers