50 YEAR MEMBERSHIP AWARDS

Port Macquarie RSL sub-Branch President Jason Gill recently awarded two of our Members with their 50 Year Membership Certificates. RSL sub-Branch Member Ray Dunn and Auxiliary Member Lyne Mooney were presented with their awards at the July Monthly General Meeting. We congratulate both Ray and Lyne on your longstanding membership and thank you for your…

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE QUILT PRESENTATIONS

State Coordinator RSL Auxiliaries, Pauline James recently presented two of our Members with a beautiful “Thank you for your Service” quilt each. The quilts are made with love by members of the NSW Auxiliary and presented to Members who have contributed to their sub-Branch and/or Member community. Quilts were presented to Paul Brady and Gary…

100th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS

Port Macquarie RSL sub-Branch received its Charter in May 1923, and we celebrated our 100th Anniversary in fitting style with a Dinner Dance. The night was formal, with guests including RSL State President Ray James and his wife State Coordinator RSL Auxiliaries Pauline James, Pat Conaghan MP, Leslie Williams MP and Mayor Peta Pinson and…

ANZAC DAY 2022

We were lucky to have perfect weather for our Dawn Service and ANZAC Day Mach here in Port Macquarie. The march was very well represented – not just with Veterans, but with community groups and school and sporting groups also. This year marks the first for our new President – Jason Gill – and the…

LIFE MEMBERSHIP AWARDED TO GARY SPENCER

Retired Honorary Secretary Gary Spencer was recently presented with his RSL NSW Life Membership Award. His award is recognition of his service to the sub-Branch with 26 odd years of being in the Honorary Secretary role at both Hornsby and Port Macquarie sub-Branches. Gary has also been heavily involved in the organisation and conduct of…

Change of Guard

At the recent Annual General Meeting, there was a full change of the Committee. The outgoing and incoming Committee: Outgoing – President – Greg Laird OAM / Incoming – Jason Gill Outgoing -Honorary Secretary – Gary Spencer / Incoming – Don Gilson CSM Outgoing – Treasurer – Colin Clark / Incoming – Robert Bruce Colin…

BREKKIE BBQ

The weather gods certainly looked after us with our brekkie BBQ held on 9th March. About 30 members and their wives/partners met at Shelley Beach for a bacon and egg roll and coffee. Hopefully we will have more of these gatherings down the track as it seemed everyone was very happy with the morning. Hope…

WW2 & KOREAN VETERANS LUNCH

Today marked the inaugural WW2 & Korean Veterans Lunch – and what a wonderful day it was. The new PMQ RSL sub-Branch Wellbeing Team organised the lunch to celebrate and show our appreciation to our much loved Veterans. The theme for today’s lunch was “Getting On With It” – which was a focus on not…