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message ceo 1 Message from the President, June 2019
Vice PatronThe Imperial Services Club, a club for Australian military officers returning from war service, has been an integral part of the history and fabric of this Club since 1986.Since its incorporation into this Club, bringing with it a history stretching back to World War I, the Club has welcomed many members of all ranks who have served their country with distinction.In recognition of the traditions of the ISC and our ongoing commitment to maintain due recognition   and keep strong our...
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RACA Motoring joined with the Veteran Car Club of NSW for a visit to the Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum. It was a day of sharing enthusiasm and commitment to maintaining the wonderful veteran cars and the magnificent steam locomotives. The Valley Heights Depot inspired a nostalgic recollection of the days of steam when the depot was used to attached a second locomotive to each train before climbing the mountain to Katoomba. You may note that in one of the photographs you can see...
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Dear MembersIn last month’s newsletter committee member Avril Fortuin wrote about our very successful tasting/tour on 4 April hosted by Ian Cook from Five Way Cellars in Paddington, and our (then much anticipated) Rockford Dinner on 24 May. Due to editorial cut off times, my report of the Dinner will be in the July newsletter.So what I thought I’d do this month is give you some preliminary details of our forthcoming events.Bastille Dinner – Saturday 13 JulyOur annual Bastille Dinner is alw...
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With the end of the financial year fast approaching, we would like to remind and encourage all members to use any residual funds from their ‘Minimum Spend’ in the club. Please remember that if the minimum spend is not used by 30 June 2019, it will not roll over to the new year. Our Harbour Dining Room is always a favourite place to be at this time of year, don't miss your chance to try the amazing Vivid-themed menu available until the 15th June. Treat yourself to an overnight stay, attend on...
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On Monday 25 March 2019 the Ladies Committee held their luncheon with 40 members and guests in attendance.Guest Speaker literary lecturer Susannah Fullerton brought to life the story of Queen Victoria’s deep interest in the novelists of the Victorian times. All present were taken on a literary journey with Queen Victorian and Susannah was a fantastic guide.On Monday 24 June 2019, the Ladies Committee will hold a luncheon with Debbie Mills, the Chief Executive Officer of the National Trust...
corks and forks Corks 'n' Forks May
Hello Members,Our Corks ‘n’ Forks stalwart leader is enjoying a wonderful break in Eastern Europe so it is my pleasure to update you on our recent Tasting Tour and the upcoming Rockford dinner.Tasting Tour held on 4 AprilThis evening went extremely well. Ian Cook from Five Way Cellars, Paddington made his debut as our new wine host. Ian is very knowledgeable and he shared that freely on the night. He posed questions, provoked us for comments, and took votes on what wines we preferred, all...
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The first Ladies Committee luncheon was held on Monday 25th February, 2019 when 39 members and their guests enjoyed an excellent meal and Dr Matthew Stephens as guest speaker. Research Librarian Matthew told us a fascinating story on the exhibition that he was working on at the Caroline Simpson Library and Research Collection for the Living Museum.The exhibition named “Songs of Home and Distant Isles” (working title) focuses on music in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and t...
Robb Report e1519960664558 Car of the Year Event
CAR OF THE YEAR EVENT 9-10 APRIL 2019For more than 40 years, Robb Report has served as the authoritative voice in the global luxury market. It is widely regarded as the single most influential journal of living life to the fullest.Robb Report also welcomes RACA as an event partner for its 2019 Car of the Year event. This two-day event provides car enthusiasts with a chance to drive nine of the most exciting luxury car releases of the past 12 months, as well as lavish fine dining experiences...
Corks and Forks Corks 'n' Forks - April 2019
Dear Members - I have some news from the world of Corks ‘n’ Forks.Tasting/Tour – 4 AprilOur next tasting/tour is scheduled for 6.30pm on Thursday 4 April in the Vintage/Pioneers Room. The theme will be ‘Some Hidden Gems from Australian Boutique Wineries’, and we’ll be featuring 13 wines from selected Aussie boutique producers. The wines will be served in 4 brackets, and will be matched as we go along with some great food specially crafted by Chef and his team.The cost per head will b...
Moto RACA Motoring - April 2019
RACA Motoring is pleased to announce registrations are open for the 2019 RACA Annual Motoring Tour to Canberra and the Southern Highlands taking in the sights of natural, mechanical and scientific beauty along with visits to local wineries. Leaving Sydney on the 24th May, we will be spending two nights at the Commonwealth Club before returning via Bowral. If you would like to join this great weekend with interesting cars and good company please email motoring@raca.com.auPlease also note the RACA...
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