Crescent Beach resident Russell Valdez has been awarded the Surrey RCMP Officer In Charge Award for bravery in assisting another kayaker who was in distress

Crescent Beach resident Russell Valdez has been awarded the Surrey RCMP Officer In Charge Award for bravery in assisting another kayaker who was in distress. He was at the shore on Nov. 4, 2021, when he noticed a man in need in the ocean & helped.