Margarette Golding Award

Congratulations to Patti Stafford, member of the Inner Wheel Club of Wangaratta, A61, on being awarded a Margarette Golding Award.  IWA President Marilyn said, “It was a privilege to be asked to present this honour to Patti, we are very proud of her and her service.”

This award was given “In recognition of lifelong, selfless dedication and unstinting service to the local and wider community over a variety of areas – youth, the aged, sport, business and community promotion.”

Patti is pictured with IWA President Marilyn and A61 District Chairman Margaret Ferguson

IWA 2017 Conference

The 49th Annual IWA Conference will be held in Lismore, NSW, 11-15 October, 2017.

Registration has now closed – we hope to see you there!

 

 

Margarette Golding Award

Nona Dart, member of the Inner Wheel Club of Bathurst, NSW, has been awarded the prestigious Margarette Golding Award “In recognition of highly commendable and long term personal service and commitment to others across a variety of organisations in the Bathurst community”.

The award was presented to Nona by IWA Past President and National Representative Kay Morland at a luncheon held in her honour in Bathurst on 9 November, 2016

Margarette Golding Award recipient Nona Dart, IWC Bathurst Margarette Golding Award recipient Nona Dart with Past President & National Representative Kay Morland and A50 District Chairman Lesley Carter Margarette Golding Award recipient Nona Dart with IWA Past President Kay Morland, A50 District Chairman Lesley Carter and A50 Council Member Meryl Usback Margarette Golding Award recipient Nona Dart, IWC Bathurst

Four Cord Blood Research Grants Awarded at Inner Wheel Australia Conference

Four Cord Blood Research Grants were awarded at the 2016 Conference Gala Dinner in October, bringing the total number of grants awarded by Inner Wheel Australia to 42, with a value of $2,408,462.

To learn more about the researchers and the work being done as a result of the Inner Wheel Australia grants, please click here

To learn more about Inner Wheel Australia’s involvement with Cord Blood Research, click here

If you would like to donate to Inner Wheel Australia’s National Project, Cord Blood Research, please contact the Treasurer at iiw.au.iwatreasurer@gmail.com

Dr Kathryn Futrega (on behalf of Dr Michael Doran) with PP Kay Morland and President Marilyn Armstrong Dr Sylvie Shen with PP Kay Morland & President Marilyn Armstrong Dr Courtney McDonald with PP Kay Morland & President Marilyn Armstrong Dr Alla Dolnikov with PP Kay Morland & President Marilyn Armstrong Grant recipients with IIW President Yemisi Grant recipients with IIW President Yemisi and National Project Coordinator Susan Parry Grant recipients with National Project Coordinator Susan Parry

Sunshine Coast Family Fun & Fitness Breakfast

The Inner Wheel Club of Sunshine Coast celebrated inner Wheel Day on 10th January with a “Family Fun and Fitness Breakfast” which offered participants the opportunity of an early morning 15 Km bike ride along our coastline or a 5 Km walk to Pt Cartwright Lighthouse, both followed by a beautiful breakfast.
Altogether  23 members and 58 family and friends joined in, with ages ranging from an 81 year old bike rider to a member’s 17 month old granddaughter.
Canadian Research scientist Kathryn Futrega, who has recently completed her PhD. working with Dr. Mike Doran also joined participants for the walk and breakfast. Dr. Mike Doran did attend for about 30 minutes to speak briefly about his work in Cord Blood.
A lot of fun was had, and Inner Wheel Australia Cord Blood Research will benefit from theSunshine Coast celebrations.