6 Aug 2018

July Community Ambassador of the Month - Ross Savill

 

Each month until September, the AFL Community Ambassador Program will highlight the achievements of one of the many ambassadors throughout the country. The community ambassador of the month nominated for their outstanding commitment to growing football in their local community. 

The winner for July is Ross Savill from Queensland. 

A community ambassador for the past 4 years, Ross is a Minister at HumeRidge Church of Christ in Toowoomba. Further to this, Ross is a community champion and was recognised with an OAM in 2010 for his work with Indigenous youth. He is also actively involved with the University Cougars FC, bringing new migrants to the club and introducing them to the great game of Australian football. 

His work was even featured as part of SBS's series ' Where Are You Really From'

 https://www.sbs.com.au/ondemand/video/1251417667710/where-are-you-really-from 

He now goes into the running to be the National Community Ambassador of the year which includes:

2x tickets and an AFL Grand Final Experience at the Toyota AFL Grand Final. 

- 2 x return flights (except Victoria) and accomodation for 3 nights (Thurs - Sat) in Melbourne for Grand Final Weekend. 

- The opportunity to walk in the Toyota AFL Grand Final Parade. 

Congratulations Ross!