President's Message

Commonwealth Day 2018

 

Happy Commonwealth Day 2018.

 

Just on 220 joined in the celebration of Commonwealth Day on 12 March at NSW Parliament House.

 

The 53 Commonwealth flags waived in the breeze on Parliament House with students from Greenwich Public School holding each of the flags as guests arrived.

 

His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Ret'd) Governor of NSW and Patron of the Commonwealth Day Council NSW read the message from Her Majesty.

 

Our special guest was Glynis Nunn OAM, Olympic and Commonwealth Games Gold Medallist and Board member, Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

 

The winners of the Tom Harvey Award for Citizenship and the Pat Keill OAM Award were announced at the lunch with each winner receiving a cheque for $2,000.

 

More information on the community spirit 'Big Lunch' is available here - www.commonwealthbiglunches.com

 

Save the date for 2019 - 11 March. More info soon.

 

 

Warm regards

 

Janet Stewart

President