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The dinner is part of the Heaven Can Wait fundraising effort which includes a 2 course meal with wine, guest speakers interviewed by ABC Newcastle sports commentator Helene O’Neill, a Charity Auction and Raffles.
About our guest speakers:
Have you ever wondered what design considerations are required to get those giant Americas Cup catamarans up on foils, or what the future holds for foiling mono hulled boats? Brett Ellis is an engineer who until recently was contracted to the Artemis Americas Cup team to design their foils and dagger boards. Brett has a depth of experience in this area and will no doubt be able to enlighten you on the ins, outs and directions this innovation is taking us in.
As you know the Heaven Can Wait Regatta is all about raising money for the Hunter Branch of Cancer Council NSW, but do you know what is going on behind the scenes to help reduce the impact of some of the worst cancers. Our second guest is Dr Craig Gedye - a researcher with the Calvary Mater and the University of Newcastle. He is particularly interested in and will enlighten us on the work he is doing with kidney, prostate and brain cancer, and more specifically, how these cancers change their form and function to evade treatments.
PAUL BENNET OF PAUL BENNET AIRSHOWS TO PERFORM AT THE START OF HCW 2018
Great news - Paul Bennet of Paul Bennet Airshows stationed at Rutherford will be a star attraction at the start of the 2018 Heaven Can Wait Charity Sailing Regatta. Paul's performance will be in front of the RMYC Toronto and will be at approximately 10.00 - an hour before the start of the regatta. Below are photos and some information on Pauls backgraound and motivation for doing what he does.
The Heaven Can Wait Charity Sailing Regatta Committee are pleased to announce that all of our 2017 Sponsors have again signed up in support of the 2018 event. They are:
Primary Sponsors - Marmong Point Marina and Rotary Toronto Sunset
Gold Sponsors - Centennial Coal and Smith and Sons
Silver Sponsors - Belmont 16's, Wangi Workers Club and Toronto General Practice
Bronze Sponsors - Photo Sydney, TopYacht, Paul Bennett Airshows, Sailworld, Ona Print Graphics, Wine Country Ballooning, Noahs, Raffertys, Segway Tours, Rundles Clothing, Yes Dear Cruises, Deja Vu cafe, Hughzies Bistro, Westlakes Trophies and Novatel
ORGANISING COMMITTEE FOR THE HCW CHARITY SAILING REGATTA WINS THE 2017 HUNTER REGION TEAMS DIVISION OF THE NSW VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR AWARD
Around 2 months ago, the hunter Branch of Cancer Council NSW, nominated the HCW Committee for a NSW Volunteer Of The Year Award in the Teams Division. At a presentation Ceremony held at Newcastle Souths Rugby league Club on Tuesday September 12, the HCW Committee were awarded the Hunter Region Teams Division NSW Volunteer Of The Year Award. A big thank you must go to all the previous participants, fund raisers and helpers that have brought this about and hopefully will continue to support the 2018 - and 12th running, of the event with an event better fundraising performnce. This award also automatically qualifies the HCW Committee for NSW (State Wide) Volunteer Of The Year Awards - Team Division, to be held later in the year.