Winter has finally landed after being long
overdue. The minus 4 the week before last made sure of that. Our
best wishes go to John Wilson, Pat Foley and John Wilkinson who are
in Orana Gardens.
COMMISSIONER SCIPIONE -FAREWELL MORNING TEA A good
number of our members were able to attend this farewell morning tea
for Commissioner Scipione, who was in Dubbo as part of a whirl-wind
tour the week prior to his retirement. Detective Inspector Denise
Godden was very kind to invite us and give us the opportunity to bid
this fine officer farewell on the 20-3-2017.
Commissioner Scipione gave an inspiring speech and
paid tribute to the police he had served with as well as praising
the retired police, who he stated had served the State with great
Our April Lunch meeting saw the following friends
attend Col & Faye Selwood, Len & Virginia Edwards, Ian Hobson, Ross
& Judy Tighe, Don & Pam Urquhart, Keith Grimshaw, Gordon Whiteman,
Ralph Harris, Ross Tudgey, Phil & Judy Knight, Jude Maloney and
Michael White. We had apologies from June Whiteman, Maree Maloney,
Bill & Teresa Greenwood, Clem & Marg Long, Paul Jones, Rhonda
Gleeson, John & Jean Wilson, Doug & Deb Gott, Mark & Lyndal Powderly
and Beryl Hobson. It was good to have our former member John
Marheine pay us a visit from the Central Coast.
Our local Retired Police Day will be held on
Thursday the 7 September, 2017. Previous days have been very
enjoyable and informative with the local command going out of their
way to ensure their success.