Stuart Ryder's Son, Sam
(Sam's Uncle, Bill Ryder, is owner of Life Property Group, our Gold Sponsor)
Has your life been touched by cancer?
When our third and youngest child, Samuel, was 18 he passed away from cancer after a 2 year battle.
Why did you choose to become involved with Fight on the Beaches? To support the cause by raising awareness and funds for cancer research.
Why is cancer research important to you? To constantly improve the outcomes for cancer patients.
If you could sit with any 4 people at the Ball, who would they be?
1& 2. My Brother Bill and his Wife
3. Billy Graham
4. Ken Done
Who is your greatest supporter?
My wife, Laraine.
IN KIND SPONSORS
These companies have given their products/services free of charge to support the fundraising efforts of Fight on the Beaches. Thank you!
Murray Harris Photography, located in Artarmon, is a full service commercial studio offering a multitude of image based solutions for your business. We thank Murray and his team for being our Event Photographers for the night. Look out for your goodie bag insert with details on how to view the nights images. www.murrayharris.com.au
Ancyn Screen Printers - for all your printing requirements - POS, Display & Promotional - Screen, Digital & Offset. Ancyn not only provide printed posters and stickers, but promotional products too.
Ancyn have very generously donated all our Event print services, including the printing of our Event Programs and Auction Catalogues. www.ancyn.com.au
Fantastically supportive of FotB, Impress Design provide smart creative solutions in print and online to corporate, government and small business clients. Contact Craig on 9279 0022 or visit www.impressdesign.com.au
Dave and the team from Amplified Integration are supplying all our AV requirements on the evening of the Ball.
Amplified Integration & Security is an uncompromised force in the Audio Visual and Security Industry. They service many of NSW most awarded company's as sub-contractors, and deliver quality solutions whilst providing the best service and support that the industry has to offer. www.amplifiedintegration.com
A huge thank to Ella and the team from Revel, who are creating all our ballroom table decorations on the night. Revel Even Management are your full service event management company.www.revelem.com
Style Communications in Mona Vale are a family owned and operated one stop print shop with over 27 years experience. Thank you for donating ALL our print requirements! www.stylecom.com.au
A huge thanks to the Manly Daily for their support of Fight on the Beaches through advertising run in the paper in the Saturday edition over a 6 month period. Who doesn't love the Manly Daily?? www.manlydaily.com.au
Life Protection Partners is a Life Risk Specialist firm specialising in Life Protection Plans incorporating financial protection via life insurance and a legally documented will. www.lifeprotectionpartners.com.au
Chas Clarkson are the Christmas Decoration specialists. They are recognised as Australia's premium decorating experts. www.chasclarkson.com.au
No matter how simple, complex or unusual, the experts in shopping centre events will take care of everything! www.regprommarketing.com.au
Signet is one of Australia's leading distributors of warehouse consumables, packaging materials and safety and cleaning supplies. www.signet.net.au
POS Displays manufacture customised point-of-sale display solutions. They specialise in creating branded solutions. www.posdisplays.com.au
A huge thank you to Alex and her team at VIP Virtual Solutions who have managed our Twitter account for the past 18 months with professionalism and creativity. She provides a wide range of business support services online. www.vipvirtualassistance.com
Dear Fight on the Beaches Supporter
The Ball is next week and we can't wait to see everyone at 7pm at Miramare Gardens. With more than 640 people and 100 volunteers, it is going to be an incredible night in the fight against cancer.
Cars can be left in the undergound carpark overnight
Cash & Credit Cards accepted (cash only for $2/$5 payments)
Event concludes at midnight
ONLINE AUCTION IS LIVE
Our online auction is live and the bidding is going crazy! Visit www.galabid.com/fotb to view the many amazing prizes we have on offer.
If you haven't already registered, follow these instructions: To Register via SMS:
1. Text fotb followed by your full name to +61428520199
2. Example fotb Brad Pitt
3. Follow the registration link you are sent from Galabid to login and place bids.
The online auction currently consists of our live and silent auction items. On the night of the Ball, the live auction items will close at 5pm, and the highest bid at that time will become the starting bid in the Live Auction. All Silent Auction items will remain open for bidding until 10.45am on the night of the Ball. Winners announced by 11.15pm.
CHRISTMAS PRESENT LUCKY DIP Make sure you bring along your $50 to buy one of the 400+ Lucky Dip Christmas Presents! They range in value from $55 all the way up to $500!
OTHER FUN ON THE NIGHT!
Photobooths - Grab some friends and head to one of the Photobooths to make some memories ($5)
Guessing Competition - For just $2 a turn, you could win a massive jar of lollies!
Raffle Tickets - $5 each, or 5 for $25, or 15 for $50
We will have a 'Dedication Wall' which will feature photographs of people we are all dedicating our fight to. If you would like your loved ones image included in our AV presentation on the night, email your image to email@example.com Friday 7 July. If you don't get it to us in time, you can bring your photo to the Ball and place it on the wall yourself.
HOW DO I GET TO THE VENUE? Miramare Gardens is accessed at 48 Myoora Road, Terrey Hills, 2084. Turn into the driveway, drive past the hotel and venue (on your right) and veer around to the right. Follow the signs to the carpark. Take the lift to Level 2. We suggest booking a taxi in advance for pick up at the end of the evening if required.
Make your Tax Deductible cash donation here if you aren't coming to the Ball: Bank details are: Account Name: Fight on the Beaches BSB: 062-208 Account Number: 10213598 Bank Name: Commonwealth Bank Tax receipts will be issued by Cure Cancer Australia on a monthly basis. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your full name, amount of donation and postal address so we can get the receipt to you.
The Fight on the Beaches committee thanks you for your support and we look forward to meeting you and 'fighting back against cancer' again on 17th July 2015.
Without our fantastically supportive sponsors, we couldn't make such a significant donation to Cure Cancer Australia. Thank you!
Life Property Group was established on the Northern Beaches in 1982. It operates as both a Property Developer and as a Property Advisor, covering commercial, Industrial, Residential & Retail developments, plus also providing real estate services from Property Managements, Sales & Leasing and Strata Management.
From the outset, Life Property Group focused on the Northern Beaches, where it has itself developed 17 different projects and advised on over 30 other developments since operations begun.
Combining integrity, creativity and deep knowledge of its area of operations, Life Property Group is a leader in offering quality accommodation at competitive prices.
SILVER SPONSORS Guardian Funerals, a long term sponsors of Fight on the Beaches, are a network of Australian owned funeral homes, providing funeral services in Sydney and across NSW for over 100 years.
Bradshaw Tree Services, another loyal Fight on the Beaches sponsor, are a local, friendly, professional tree services company focused on tree lopping, pruning and removal, as well as providing horticultural services such as tree reports for Council. They also provide a 24/7 emergency service. Contact Tristan and his team on 0411 608 001 or 9943 5063 or visit www.bradshawtreeservices.com.au
PRE DINNER DRINKS SPONSOR
Dick Smith's Foods have come on board as our 'Pre-Dinner Drinks Sponsor' and we are thrilled to have such a well known Aussie company associated with Fight on the Beaches.
Dick Smith Foods supports products which are produced by Australian owned businesses, which are Australian grown and made, and we support Australian owned companies which operate in a highly ethical manner - we encourage you do this by making the most powerful statement you can as a consumer, with your buying choices.
BRONZE SPONSORS Oakwood Lifestyle Advisers is an independently owned financial and lifestyle advice firm based in Chatswood. They provide unconflicted fee for service financial advice to individuals who want to be or are financially independent. www.oakwoodlifestyle.com
Mona Vale Swimart offer a great range of specialist pool products and services. They can provide a free water analysis or repair your equipment on-site. www.swimart.com.au/monavale
Australian Native Landscapes - Local leaders in landscaping, building and gardening products and supplies. Based at 317 Mona Vale Rd, Terrey Hills. www.anlscape.com.au
Jasol, Hygiene First, is a respected market leader in the cleaning and hygiene industry, with more than 80 years experience of chemical manufacturing in Australasia. For all your cleaning and hygiene needs, the choice is Jasol. www.jasol.com.au
ENTERTAINMENT SPONSOR Pepper Australia Pty Ltd, along with its subsidiaries, is one of Australia's leading non-bank lenders. Their goal is to offer brokers and borrowers innovative products and services. www.pepperonline.com.au
PHOTOBOOTH SPONSORS Elite Yachting Services, based in Mona Vale, offer rigging and yacht maintenance services. Call Peter on 0412 783 533 or visit www.eliteyachtingservices.com.au
Wilson Security - A 9000 strong team of security professional servicing Australia and NZ, with a focus on people, not just property. www.wilsonsecurity.com.au