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Corks n Forks feature Corks 'n' Forks January 2021
Dear Members,Due to tight seasonal printing deadlines, I’m writing this piece with Christmas still a week away and a much anticipated 2021 even further. While COVID restricted what Corks ‘n’ Forks was able to do this year, the events we did hold, particularly our recent tasting/tour on 8 October with the theme ‘Australian Regional Differences’, and our rollicking Henschke/Bests Black Tie Dinner on 20 November were outstanding successes by any measure.We held a Corks ‘n’ Forks commi...
Motoring Feature3 RACA Motoring January 2021
Well we have come to the New Year, I wish you all a Happy New Year and I’d like to thank all members who were able to join us for our Fluid Fridays last year - the only way we could keep the engine ticking over whilst the country sorted itself out. We are working on the events for this year and would like to remind our members that the Club will be open in this month (unlike other years) and we will hold a Fluid Friday as normal in January.In addition, I’d like to remind members that the AXA...
Ladies Committee Feature Logo Ladies Committee January 2021
On behalf of all of the Ladies Committee, we hope you all had a relaxing and festive Christmas period and Happy New Year! Last year was extremely difficult for all and we are looking forward to getting things back on track for 2021.Join us for our first Ladies Committee Luncheon on 22 February 2021, when we will be joined by guests speaker Scott Warr, CEO of Legacy Australia. It is sure to be an interesting lunch as he discusses current issues, programs of support and an insight into the future...
message ceo 1 Message From the CEO Jan 2021
Dear Members,What is there to say about the 2020 year other than it is thankfully over…Terrible and devastating bushfires around NSW and Australia which cost lives, homes, land and wildlife. It will take years to recover. One would have thought this is enough for any country to go through then along came COVID-19, an international pandemic that has shocked the world.This was and is not something we could just say “She’ll be right mate” this was something the modern world had never gone t...
JI 2 Club Updates December 2020
Please scroll down to see images from some of our events n November 2020. Just Infantry LunchMelbourne CupAPC Remembrance Day Lunch...
Ladies Committee 2 Ladies Committee December
On behalf of the Ladies Committee, we wish all our RACA Family a special and festive time this Christmas and New Year.We wish to thank Michael Callanan, the Board, Markus Friedler and the staff and in particular all of the members for their kindness and support throughout the year.We have started to plan some very exciting events for the next year and look forward to seeing you all at future Ladies Committee luncheons.Yours sincerely,(Mrs) Margaret Dawes-Smith OAMPresident, RACA Ladies Committee...
CnF 784 x 342 1 Corks 'n' Forks December 2020
Dear MembersOur final event for the year was our Henschke/Best’s Black Tie Dinner held on 20 November in the Macquarie Room. And what a rollicking fun night it was! There were 77 members and guests all “dolled up” for the occasion, including Fiona Macdonald who represented Henschke and Ralph Dunning who represented Best’s. Please take a peek at some of the photos.The food from the Club’s Executive Chef Scott Thompson and his team was exceptional, as was the service from the floor team...
Motoring Feature3 RACA Motoring December 2020
By the time you read this, I will have presented the RACA Trophies to the Sa, Sb & Sc Class Winners of the HSRCA (Historic Sports and Racing Car Association). This has become a time honoured tradition and the actual cups are usually on display in the Members Bar, along with the smaller trophies that we then present to the winning drivers. I will provide details in the next newsletter as to the actual winners as the season hasn’t yet been finalised at time of print. Despite all the social r...
Staff Christmas Gratuities Fund feature Christmas Gratuities Fund
As members are aware, the Club does not support a staff tipping policy. During one of the most difficult years the Club has faced, due to the impact of COVID, our team has remained positive and continue to provide the high level of service our members have become accustomed to.The Board encourages member support of the Staff Christmas Gratuities Fund to ensure that all staff receive some monetary recognition for their efforts in making our visits to the Club as pleasant as they always are. If yo...
Michael C Feature Message From the President November 2020
Dear Members,Thank you to all members who attended the Annual General Meeting of the Club, whether in person or by zoom.The resolution regarding Australian Automobile Association (AAA) expenditure was not pursued since the AAA have amended their Constitution requiring annual subscription payment of $500,000 with the NRMA paying in excess of 41 million per annum. The Club has far more pressing capital expenditure such as the hoarding in Albert Street and other internal refurbishments.The Bridge C...
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