RARA SA in July

Family Friday on Friday 12th. July sees this month’s very enticing jackpot of $175.00, awaiting those who turn up to our main social event for the month, in addition to the 2 consolation prizes of $5.00 also awaiting lucky members. Last month’s consolation winner of 2 bottles of wine was Jeffrey Barrett

Notice is again given of the 2019 Annual General Meeting to be held 11.00 AM Sunday 14th July in the Association’s Clubrooms and the attendance of all members is requested to hear a report of the Association’s past 12 month’s activities in addition to the Statement of Account and election of office bearers for this coming 12 month period. Following the AGM, a barbeque lunch with refreshments will be served.

Advance notice is given of the annual Long Tan Day Commemoration Service to be held at the Association Clubrooms, commencing 11:00 AM on Sunday 18th. August, following which a light Luncheon will be served. Further details to follow and any queries should be directed to the Association’s Ceremonial Officer, Adrian Craig  / E: as.craig9rar@bigpond.com

The 2RAR Association will be holding a Chicken and Champagne Comedy Evening on Saturday 27th. July at the Clubrooms commencing at 7.30 PM featuring Comedian Jarryd Goundry (Ex 2RAR Timor Leste) in aid of Seth McKay who has just competed in the Warrior Games, Tampa Convention Centre, Tampa Bay, Florida. Pte McKay, a serving member of 2RAR (AMPHIP) suffered a stroke leaving him with impairment difficulties and a 10 year memory loss. A hard blow for his family including 3 young children. More information to follow.

Wallis Cinemas and the Army Museum of South Australia invite you to attend a preview of the film Danger Close, the Battle of Long Tan. A preview, commemorating 50 years since the battle, will be held on Sunday, 28 July, 2019, at 4.00pm at Wallis Cinema Mitcham. Tickets costing $10.00, can be obtained on-line at www.wallis.com.au/events/danger-close-preview-screening ($1.25 booking fee applies on all tickets) Proceeds to Army Museum SA.

I again remind those who’s membership lapsed on 30th June, their membership renewals are now due, and in conclusion look forward to catching up with you either this Friday or on a following Friday or at the AGM on Sunday 12th.

Regards,

Spike

Greg Dwiar RARA-SA Club Manager

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