Suits reduce dangers of sun
SCORES of Murwillumbah children will be more protected from the sun these holidays thanks to the generosity of local businesses.
Lsst week children taking part in the Murwillumbah Vacation Care program were the first to try on some of 40 sun shirts bought by Southern Cross Credit Union and Rory )Curtis Good Guys South Tweed electrical store.
They donned the shirts during a pre-Christmas outing to the Murwillumbah swimming complex.
"We will use them every time we go swimming," said vacation care co-ordinator Val Humphrey.
The organisation provides care for children during the school holidays while parents work between 7.30am and 6pm.
Southern Cross Credit Union supervisor Kerry Kaleyias said as a working mother she understood the value of the service.
Mr Curtis said the donation was part of his firm's policy of supporting local organisations.