Mr William O'Dwyer
Managing Director of the Ralan Group
www.ralan.com.au

Mr Jack Cowin

Marcus C. Blackmore AM
Chairman - Blackmore’s LTD
www.blackmores.com.au

Mrs Roslyn Packer AO

Judy Maccioni

Mr Alan Cardy
Cardy & Company Pty Ltd

Mrs Caroline Blackmore

Roslynne Bracher

Mr Joseph Chou

Liangrove Foundation

Mr Robert Mostyn

Dick & Pip Smith Foundation

Mr Clive Goodwin

Mr Craig Garvin

Clubs NSW

The Glendonbrook Foundation

Mrs Lesley Austin

Lady Cutler Principal Advisor

Mr Alan Jones AO

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Sir Roden & Lady Cutler Foundation Cup - GOLF DAY RESULTS 26th May 2016

GOVERNORS RECEPTION 2014

On Thursday the 6th March 2014 The Foundation 3rd annual Governors Reception was once again held at beautiful Government House, Sydney.
In the presence of Her Excellency Professor the Hon Marie Bashir Governor of NSW, Sir Nicholas Shehadie, Lady Cutler, Patron Alan Jones, Mr Mark and Mrs Michele Cutler, Mr Anthony & Mrs Rhonda Cutler, Mrs Roslyn Packer and Mrs Clare Sellers over 80 special guests heard from Her Excellency, Chairman of the Foundation Mr Peter Porteous, CEO Vince Del Zio & Patron Alan Jones about the history & wonderful work of the Foundation.

The Highlight of the night was the Interview of one of our passengers wife Mrs Wendy Thornton who spoke to Patron Alan Jones about the enormous assistance & ultimate difference the Foundation has made in their lives by offering & providing free transport to her husband Mr Brian Thornton to attend speech and rehabilitation sessions after suddenly and without warning suffered a massive stroke at the age of 51.

The night also acknowledged and celebrated the generous assistance of the Governors of the Foundation with a beautiful framed special edition Governors Medal presented to Mr Marcus Blackmore and Mr Geoffrey and Mrs Sally White. Unfortunately our other Governors Mr William O’Dwyer and Mr Bob Rose could not be attendance but our thoughts and gratitude was with them.

CEO Vince DelZio spoke passionately about the Foundation and the impact it’s “Pick me up service” makes to so many people’s quality of life. He thanked all the Foundations supporters, staff , Volunteers and in particular Mr Basil Sellers the Foundations major Benefactor for his continuing support both financially and morally stating that there was “no doubt that without his help we would not be here today “.

He then made an exciting announcement by welcoming the Phil Gilbert Motor Group as a new major sponsor of the Foundation. The Group will provide the Foundation with a new Wheel Chair accessible Motor Vehicle fully maintained over the next three (3) years. He welcomed them to the Foundation family.

All the guests then proceeded outside to the beautiful Gardens of Government House where they were treated to some beautiful music by the Sydney Boys High School Band while enjoying the Food, Drinks and most importantly each other’s company.

This is without doubt the most prestigious and important annual event for the Foundation and we look forward to seeing everyone again next year.


Honeybees Summer Concert 2013

The annual Honeybees Choir group concert was held on Saturday the 7th December with over 200 people attending a magnificent night of inspirational singing by the group and soloists . AS their chosen Charity all proceeds of the night went to the Foundation.

 

 

 



Second Governors Reception 6th March 2013

The Foundations 2nd Governors Reception was once again held at beautiful Government House in Sydney on the 6th March 2013 with over 80 invited guests including Governor of NSW her Excellency Proof Maree Bashir and husband Sir Nicholas Shehadie, Mrs Bronwyn Bishop Member of Mackellar representing the Leader of the Opposition Mr Tony Abbott, Pru Goward Minister of Community Services and Woman representing Premier of NSW Mr Barry O’Farrell, Patron Mr Alan Jones AO and Lady Cutler.

This annual event has now become an important part of the Foundations social calendar has it is used to create awareness of the ever growing mobility issues within our communities and also and most importantly to thank the Foundations Governors, Lieutenant Governors and major supporters. Speeches from a number of guests including CEO Vince Del Zio and Chairman Peter Porteous were made to illustrate & celebrate the wonderful work of the Charity and the positive affect it has on all concerned.

The Highlight of the evening was the speech given by Volunteer John Sims who gave a heartfelt outline & example of the work Volunteers do and the ultimate benefits of the Foundation to both the Clients who use the Transport service as well as for some Volunteers who have again found a real meaning in life and are able to once again socially interact positively with others.

Foundation Updates fleet with the Purchase of two(2) new Imax Hyundai Vans

The Foundation continues to upgrade its Fleet with the recent purchase of two new Hyundai 8 seater Vans to be used in the Sydney and Inner West Regions. The purchase of theses Vans were made possible from Local Government and Club Grants received during the 2012 year.

The inclusion of these vehicles now means that all the Foundations fleet has now been upgraded with the exception of the purposely built Disable access car the Nissan Cube. It is envisaged and hoped that this vehicle will also be upgraded during the 2013/14 financial year.

Second Sir Roden & Lady Cutler Foundation Scholarship Award.

The Foundation once again are proud to announce that the winner of this year’s Scholarship award has gone to Master Lokesh Sharma a year 11 school student at Sydney Boys High School. This is an annual award given to a student who has demonstrated leadership, initiative, courage, compassion and a commitment to service to both those around him and the wider community, despite any personal hardships, financial or otherwise.

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