In his capacity as President of the RAN Ski Club, COMMBC, RADM Peter Laver AM, RAN accepts a ‘Tour de Cure Thank You’ framed certificate from CMDR Mike Hogan RANR (a Tour de Cure rider).
Thirty four Tour de Cure cyclists made use of the RAN Ski Club’s Thredbo Ski Lodge as a base during the recent 106km L’Etape (by Tour de France) ride and race, in the Snowy Mountains and around Jindabyne. Tour de Cure was the Charity Partner of the L’Etape event and Mr Geoff Coombes, Director and co-Founder of Tour de Cure charity, was very impressed with the RAN Ski Club’s Thredbo Ski Lodge, describing it as, ‘a perfect cost-effective facility for a Tour de Cure cycling group to operate and train from, particularly after a 100k plus in filthy weather. The Lodge was warm and comfortable; additionally, it facilitated our engagement with the L’Etape event organisers and local communities through the Tour de Cure’s ‘Be Fit, Be Healthy, Be Happy’ Cancer education program.
As the President of the RAN Ski Club, RADM Laver was supportive of Tour de Cure’s use of the Thredbo Lodge and is also supportive of other sporting teams seeking to use the RAN Ski Club’s facilities during less ‘traditional’ periods. RADM Laver also urged those within the RAN, and ADF more broadly, who are yet to experience the Snowy Mountains to join the RAN Ski club; and for those considering becoming a RAN Ski Club member, the Club has a ‘try before you buy’ offer that allows non-members to experience both the RAN Ski Club’s facilities and the Snowy Mountains. “The standard of the RAN Ski Club’s facilities in Thredbo, Perisher and Mt. Buller will surprise many” RADM Laver said. For RAN Ski Club information and joining proformas go to: www.ranskiclub.com.au
Tour de Cure is a Charity dedicated to curing cancer. Through their tours and events, they raise vital funds for the game-changing cancer research, support and prevention projects that will bring the dream of a world without cancer closer to reality. Support is critical. For more information and opportunities to participate in Tour de Cure tours and events, go to www.tourdecure.com.au
2017 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
At the next Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the RAN Ski Club held at the RAN Ski Club Lodge, Mt. Buller, at 3.00 pm on Saturday 20 May 2017.The following members were elected to positions on the Board:
President PETER LAVER
Secretary DAVID DYKSTRA
Treasurer PAUL JONES
VP Thredbo Lodge PHILIP GREGORY
VP Buller Lodge ADRIAN HILLS
VP Perisher Lodge RICHARD Mc MASTER
VP Membership & Marketing GEOFFREY COLE
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