Last chance — Pre-Season Casserole Dinner – Sat 6th June

Our social secretary Kerry Lucas needs to know if you will be attending the club’s Annual Pre- Season Casserole Dinner. RSVP is Wednesday 3rd June Last year we had over 100 adults and kids so if you want a seat let Kerry know.

If you intend to come she needs to know ASAP. Please don’t just turn up!

Contact: Kerry Lucas (Social Secretary)
Email: <km.lucas@bigpond.comTel: 5754 1341, Mob: 0407 814 114

ALSO: Membership Fees now due: Membership fees will remain the same as last year, and members are reminded that the 2015 Membership Fee was due on 1st June.

Click [HERE] for online payment.

Details of the Casserole Dinner & Program are as follows:

When: 6.00 pm Saturday 6th June 2015
Where: Outdoor School – Bogong Village
RSVP: By Wednesday 3rd June to Kerry Lucas (Social Secretary)
Email: <km.lucas@bigpond.comTel: 5754 1341, Mob: 0407 814 114

  • Parking — It would be best to drop off food and passengers then park down at  Bogong Jack’s Cafe. Parking is limited around the School.
  • Food — Bring food to share (singles – a casserole or dessert, families – casserole and dessert), plus your own drinks and glasses. There are plastic beakers for kids’ drinks. Plates and utensils are provided.
  • Children– Main course dinner for the children will be served first at 6.30 and then be supervised by some of the older children.

Guest Speaker

Image 2015-05-17 at 11.14.48 amSun, 17 May 15Dr David Etheridge — Dr Etheridge is an atmospheric scientist with the CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere Flagship. Title of his presentation is:

— An inch of powder on a mile of base —
Science on the polar ice caps from a snow sports perspective

His research involves ice sheets, solar radiation and the gases in the atmosphere that affect climate and stratospheric ozone.  He has led eight research expeditions in Antarctica and Greenland. He is also working with the energy industry to address the problem of greenhouse gas emissions.

While at the poles, David makes the most of the environment as a keen skier and climber. His presentation will give insights into the scientific and outdoor activities of these special places.

  • Second hand equipment sale (bring it along, someone may buy it. Label it with your name and the asking price).
  • DVDs and other activities for the kids.
  • Lots of talk, It’s a great night to meet members & get fired up for the coming season.
  • The Ian Ryan Club Award will be presented.
  • New & old members most welcome.
  • Two Victalent Awards will be presented

Hoppet Faces

Hoppet Logo

As part of the lead up to the 2015 Kangaroo Hoppet the organisers are  profiling 25 Faces of the Hoppet.

Click [HERE] to find out who is the latest Face of the Hoppet.

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