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Annual General Meeting

September 21, 2013

The SSPA New South Wales branch held their Annual General Meeting on September 21st. As done in recent years, the AGM  was held at Westmead Children’s Hospital (Hawkesbury Road, Westmead). During the meeting we held our elections for the 2013-14 year. The incoming committee is: President: Michael Blair Secretary: Emily Sloane Treasurer: Troy Parker Social […]

Trivia Night Fundraiser

June 15, 2013

We held our annual trivia night fundraiser on June 15 from 6:30pm at Carlingford Bowling Club. This was our major fundraiser for both the World Dwarf Games team and this year’s convention in Tasmania, and the night was quite successful thanks to a better than expected turnout. Thanks to all those who attended and supported […]

SSPA National Sporting Weekend

June 7, 2013

2013 marked the 18th Annual National Sporting Weekend in Albury. As per previous years we stayed at the Lake Hume Resort and the weekend ran from Friday 7 to Monday 10 June. The weekend included various sports and social activities and was well attended from around Australia and New Zealand.

Connected “Diamonds are Forever” Ball

May 18, 2013

The ConnecTeD Foundation hosted their “Diamonds are Forever Ball” which was scheduled for October 2012 on 18 May 2013 at Rosehill Racecourse. The SSPA had a group there and we had a fantastic night supporting this great cause. This was ConnecTeD’s major fundraising event and their largest, most glamorous and successful, in their history!  

Branch Meeting

May 18, 2013

The branch had a meeting at the home of Troy Parker in King’s Park (western Sydney) on May 18, and had lunch there too. We largely discussed our coming fundraising events – the trivia night and a chocolate selling fundraiser.  

Northern Region Weekend

May 4, 2013

We held another Northern Region weekend in Newcastle on the weekend of May 4-5. We had a full weekend including: a family picnic at Blackbutt Reserve (Freburg Street entrance) for lunch on the Saturday dinner at Warner’s at the Bay on the Saturday night, followed by Ten Pin Bowling on Sunday, a sports day at […]

Branch Meeting

February 24, 2013

Our February meeting was held at the home of Michael Blair in Dee Why (Sydney’s Northern Beaches) on Sunday, 24 February 2013. Following the meeting was a bbq lunch.

Pool Party

February 9, 2013

There was a pool party on Saturday, February 9 at the Mamula’s house in Greystanes (Western Sydney). We had a great day with a good turnout and some wonderful weather. Thanks to everyone that came and to the Mamula’s for hosting this annual event!  

2012 Christmas Party

December 8, 2012

We held our 2012 Christmas Party on Saturday, 8 December at Hilltop Phoenix, a Chinese restaurant at Castle Towers. We had a very enjoyable night with some great food and company. Thanks go to Troy and Brittany for organising the night.

Sailability Open Day

December 8, 2012

Sailability held an open day in Sydney on December 8th and 9th so anyone interested was able to view the boats and find out what it takes to compete at the Paralympic Games. Attendees were able to talk to current Paralympians and try three classes of Paralympic boats. This is a great sport for short […]

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