Coming events for 2016

April

April 24th will be the Len Hall Game at the Dockers game at Subiaco Oval.  This year they will be commemorating Long Tan Day and Vietnam Veterans.  If you are a Vietnam Veteran and would like to participate in the Pre-Game activities then please contact Kathryn Lloyd at Perth DVA Office.

April 25th is ANZAC Day and we would ask that you attend any of the services that will be held across the country.  There will be Dawn Service, country services and the main March and Service in the City.

May

May 10th.  We are having another workshop together so if you live in the country and would like to attend and put forward your thoughts then please let me know on 0488 878 292.  We can cover your accommodation for 2 nights and travelling expenses.  If you are a financial members please give this some serious thought and come along and have your input in this.  Please let us know so that we can make the necessary bookings.

May 10th.  We are going to be a ‘teenager’ this year.  Please come along and join in the fun of our birthday party.  It will be held after the workshop; commencing about 12.00 noon.  Please let us know if you will be attending for catering purposes.

May 25th –  Honouring Indigenous Service.  There will be a service held at the Kings Park Flame of Remembrance commencing at 10.00am. Please be seated by 9.45am.  After the service you are invited to join them for morning tea at the Wildflower Pavilion.  We will be laying a wreath on the day.

May 27th –  Today is PTSD Awareness Day.  We will be having our annual stall  in the Murray Street Mall.  We will also be using the day for ‘tin rattling’ as it is a major fundraising day for us.

We will be needing volunteers to help to rattle tins for us.  This can be members, family, friends to come down and give us a hand.  Please let us know if you can help out.

If you live in the country and would like to collect in your town can you please let us know and we will send you a kit.

May 30th is North American Veterans Day and there will be a service held at the Kings Park Flame of Remembrance.  The March begins at 10.52am so please be seated by 10.30.  We will be laying a wreath on the day.

June

There will be a Special General Meeting held on Tuesday 28th June at the Carer Centre.  Notice of this will be sent out at the beginning of June.

August

This year is the 50th Anniversary of the Battle of Long Ta.  We have applied for a grant to enable us to have a service at St Georges Cathedral on Friday 19th August.  As soon as we learn the results of the application we will get back to you with the details.

September

The Annual General Meeting will be held on the first Monday of September at the Carer Centre.  Notification will be sent out in August.

October

Long Tan Remembrance Day Golf Challenge will be held on Wednesday 26th October at Altone Park Golf Course.  This is a fundraiser for the Association as well as a remembrance day for Long Tan and Vietnam Veterans.  We would appreciate help from volunteers on the day

 

 

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