On Tuesday 2nd May 2017 seventeen members and friends of the Mid
North Coast Branch of the RPA ventured north to Kempsey to visit the
'Slim Dusty Centre'.
Those who attended were Gary JENNINGS, Jim CRANNA, Laurie McGRATH
and wife, Jeff ELLIOTT and wife Margaret, Graham WILLIAMS, Bruce
SAUNDERS and partner, Sid CRANE, Paul EGGE, Dick SPENCER and wife,
Paul GRIFFIN, Rod RICHARDS and Ray BROWN. The centre is very well
presented and the amount of memorabilia is astounding. After touring
the centre we all enjoyed a beautiful lunch and had a very enjoyable
We held our AGM with the following in attendance Tony SMITH,
George McCLEERY, Mickey FOSTER, Laurie & Marcia McGRATH, John BROWN,
Graham WILLIAMS, Murray & Margaret OSBURNE, Ian CAMPBELL, Ross
RADFORD, Bruce SAUNDERS, Garry JENNINGS, Sid CRANE, Jim CRANNA, Val
IVLEV, Nick SOTNIK (Visitor), Brian & Christine BANKS, Jeff &
Margaret ELLIOTT, Al LUKES, Betty HARTNETT and Paul GRIFFIN.
Apologies received: Brian SMITH, Derek McNEIL, Bob BRUCE, Peter &
Joy PROUD, Janette HUNT.
We are happy to advise that the following persons were elected as
our Committee: Chairman - Al Lukes, Vice Chairperson – Brian Banks,
Treasurer – Betty Hartnett, Secretary Paul Griffin, Social Secretary
- Gary Jennings, Welfare, Bruce Saunders and Val Ivlev, Publicity
Officer - Chris Banks, Committee Members, Jim Cranna, Val Ivlev,
If any members of the RPA are passing on their travels it is
recommended that you drop in and have a look.