Port Macquarie RSL sub-Branch member Simon Thresher recently received a Rotary Sporting Volunteer of the Year Award for the hard work and dedication that he has put in at the Port Macquarie Hastings Hockey Association. Volunteers hold a very special place in the community and this award is a wonderful recognition of his commitment. Congratulations…Details
As many of you know, Alf and Sandra have moved back to the big smoke to be closer to their family. We were very sad to see them leave us and the sub-Branch gave them a great send off at Settlers a few weeks ago. Sandra and Alf have been an invaluable part of the…Details
This year, ANZAC Day in Port Macquarie will be commemorated a little differently. A march will be held for Veterans only as our numbers will be considerably restricted with COVID-19. Form up at 9:00am at the clock in Horton Street and we will march to the War Memorial where the main service will be conducted.…Details
RSL sub-Branch member Peter Flanagan was presented with his 50 Year Membership Certificate at this month’s General Meeting. Congratulations on this achievement Peter.
The RSL sub-Branch Auxiliary recently held a Christmas craft stall out the front of the Commonwealth Bank in Horton Street. A huge variety of crafts was on offer, and we had quite a successful day. We are holding another stall at Port Panthers on 11th December 2020 from 9:00am until around 1:30pm. So if you…Details
Acknowledging the significance of the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War, the Department of Veterans’ Affairs recently produce a Commemorative Medallion and Certificate of Commemoration. The medallion and certificate were made available to every living veteran of the Second World War. The sub-Branch applied for medallions and certificates for our World…Details
Saturday 15th August 2020 marked the 75th Anniversary of Victory in the Pacific – the end of Australia’s involvement in World War 2. A small but dignified Commemorative Service was held at the Port Macquarie Cenotaph. We were privileged to have in attendance, three WW2 Veterans – Ross Drummond, Jean Lacey and Neville Peel-Davis.
COMMEMORATING ANZAC DAY 2020 ANZAC Day 2020 will be one to be remembered forever. The COVID19 situation meant that RSL sub-Branch Commemorations were cancelled but it was wonderful to see that many of our members still paid their respects to the fallen through driveway services all over the district. The War Memorial was covered in…Details
LIFE MEMBERSHIP ACKNOWLEDGES SERVICE Port Macquarie sub-Branch Treasurer Colin Clark was recently awarded Life Membership of the Returned and Services League of Australia. Colin has been involved with the sub-Branch at Castle Hill and Port Macquarie since his return from Vietnam in 1973. As our Treasurer since 2009, Colin has ensured that our accounts and…Details