Ulladulla's Sue Whitford was announced the South Coast Woman of the Year today.
Sue has been involved in many sports in the Milton-Ulladulla community, including gymnastics and surf life saving.
She was congratulated by Member for South Coast Shelley Hancock at an International Women's Day ceremony in Sydnay today.
Mrs Whitford says she was "humbled and honoured" to receive the award.
"I love doing what I do and it's a bonus to be recognised for it," she said.
"Theanks to Steve Jones and Shelley Hancock for nominating me.
"It was so amazing to be in a room full of wonderful women."
Mrs Hancock says it is "about time Sue is recognised and thanked for all her decades of selfless volunteer work with various sports but particularly Surf Life Saving."
Sue is pictured with her husband Kevin and Mrs Hancock.