The Ruyton Reporter - Autumn 2014 - page 17

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autumn2014
ORAGolfDay
SusanThomas
(Oakley ’66) organised
another successfulGolfDayat theKew
GolfClub inSeptember last yearunder
beautiful sunny skies. Itwasenjoyedby
all participantsand itwasparticularly
gratifying towelcome twonewyounger
ORAs fromAlumni Year 1997. Therewere
also thefirstMotherandDaughter
entrants,
AnnaMason
(Simms’66) and
AmeliaComport
(Mason ’97).Winners
on thedaywere: firstplace,
Jane
Galbraith
(McKinley ’69), secondplace,
AnnaMason
(Simms ’66), thirdplace,
RobyndeClifford
(Reeve ’59); nearest
thepin,
AnnaMason;
longestdrive,
AmeliaComport
(Mason ’97).
DearRuytonCommunity,
HappyNewYearOldRuytonians!
TheORAhopes that youare settling into the
newyearwell andare ready forabusy2014.
Moving into2014,wewereexcited togain
another 53members,whichadds toour total
membershipbaseof 2043women. If youare
unsurewhetherornot youareamemberof
theORA,we recommend that youcontact
Ruyton toupdateyourdetailsand to sign
up, ifnecessary.Membershipgivesyou the
opportunity tonetworkat variousevents
and reunions. Furthermore, if youare
interested in joining thecommittee, the
door isalwaysopen tonewmembers.
Wearekeen to recruitmembers to the
committee in theage range40-70yearsold.
Weare fortunate tohave some fantastic
newyoungermembers, butwould like to
consolidatea rangeofages toprovide
coverageof all of theyears.
On theevent front, theORA is looking
forward tohosting thePresidents’ Lunch
andanotherMeet theAuthor event. Later in
theyearare theannual Year 12 Leavers’
Reunionand theOctoberAfternoonTea.
Further informationonupcomingeventswill
becirculated induecourse.
Most recently,wehada fantasticdayat the
RuytonFair. TheORAhosted theORACafé,
which soldvarious sweet treatsand served
teaandcoffee.Numerousoldgirls
volunteered tohelpoutat theFairandwe
thank them forgiving their time.Wealso
sendourbestwishesand thanks toRuyton
and theFairCommittee fororganising such
a successful fundraisingevent. The funds
raisedwill go towards the redevelopment
of theMcRaeBuildingandSouthHouse.
TheORA is continuallybuildingupand
consolidatingour fundbase, toenableus
toprovideabursary from interestearned
andalso to fundnetworkingeventswhich
engageourmembers.Wewelcomeall
donations, aseverydollar counts.
At theORAAGM itwasdecided that thecost
ofORAmembershipwouldbechargedat the
pointof studentenrolmentandour
constitutionwasamended to reflect this.
Until thenextRuytonReporter,wewishyou
ahappyand fulfillingyear.
Kind regards,
MsCaroline Jarrett
, Presidentof the
OldRuytonians’ Association
OldRuytonians’Association
Back L toR
CateMcDonald (’89), Janet Jacobsen (Norman ’76),RobyndeClifford
(Reeve ‘59), JaneBlyth (Martin ’77),AnnaMason (Simms ’66),AmeliaComport
(Mason ’97),RainerPaterson (’97)
Front L toR
AnnaHorsfall (Selanmeyer ’64), JillWebb (Daniels ’66),SueThomas
(Oakley ’66),AnnWoodward (’65), JaneGalbraith (McKinley ’69)
Winnersproudlyholding theirORAPaperweights.
L toR
JaneGalbraith (McKinley ’69),AnnaMason (Simms ’66),RobyndeClifford
(Reeve ‘59),AmeliaComport (Mason ’97),AnnWoodward (’65)
TheRuyton spirit liveson–
passed frommother to
daughter.
OldRuytonianswhosedaughterswere
among theclassof 2013are:
L toR:
LilyMulcahy, ClaireMulcahy
(Coppock ‘84), Charlotte Jones,
Amanda Jones (ParryOkeden ‘82)
From theORAPresident
DearORAMembers,
TheOldRuytonians’ Associationannounces the2014
AnnualGeneralMeeting (AGM) for theOldRuytonians’
Association (ORA). Allmembersare invited toattend.
Date:Wednesday7May2014
Time: 6pm
Place: ReceptionRoom, RuytonGirls’ School
AGENDA
1. President’sWelcome
2.AttendeesPresent
3.Apologies
4.Minutesof PreviousAnnualGeneralMeeting
5.Treasurer’sReport
6.President’sReport
7. Changes to theConstitution
8.ElectionofCommittee
9.General Business
THECURRENTCOMMITTEECONSISTS:
President:
Caroline Jarrett
Treasurer:
AndreaFyfe
Secretary:
NataliePullan
CommitteeMembers:
FreyaMarsden
EmilyMcClean
JessicaBourke
SarahBlyth
CaitlinUren
MadeleineReilly
StephaniePratt
DonikaOdza
Any furthernominations for theCommitteebyFriday2nd
May2013
NOMINATION FORM
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herebynominate
To theOldRuytonians’ AssociationCommittee
for 2014
Signature/addressnominator
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NoticeOfAGM
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