WICEN NSW Inc News for Sunday, 16th September 2018

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Next weekend's Hounslow Classic is a running event centred on beautiful Blackheath.

The Hawkesbury Canoe Classic, and the shorter Wisemans Dash will be on 27th and 28th October. These are one of WICEN's largest events, in terms of number of operators required, and they raise funds for the ARROW Bone Marrow Transplant Foundation.

Volunteer Memorial Day is Sunday, October 14th.

For Facebook users, there is an official WICEN NSW page, and an informal national WICEN group.

WICEN NSW Inc News for Sunday, 9th September 2018

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The "Great North Walk ULTRA", from Teralba to Patonga Wharf, concludes today.

The "Barrington SAREX", or Search And Rescue EXercise, searching for the missing Cessna 210M, VH-MDX is in the Barrington Tops, from next Friday until Sunday.

The Hounslow Classic, on September 22nd and 23rd, is a running event centred on Blackheath.

The Hawkesbury Canoe Classic, and the Wisemans Dash will be on the 27th and 28th of October. These raise funds for the ARROW Bone Marrow Transplant Foundation.

Volunteer Memorial Day is Sunday, October 14th.

WICEN NSW Inc News for Sunday, 2nd September 2018

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WICEN (Hunter Region) is seeking further operators for the "Great North Walk ULTRA", from Teralba to Patonga Wharf, next weekend. Please contact WICEN Operations with availability for these days.

The "Barrington SAREX", or Search And Rescue EXercise, built around the search for the missing Cessna 210M, VH-MDX is in the Barrington Tops on the 14th to 16th.

The Hounslow Classic, on September 22nd and 23rd, is a running event centred on Blackheath.

WICEN NSW Inc News for Sunday, 26th August 2018

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WICEN NSW is an independent incorporated organisation which provides communications support during emergencies; and assists in the operation of community events, and sporting events which take place over a long course, or in a remote area. WICEN is accredited by the NSW Volunteer Rescue Association, and is listed in the NSW Government's DISPAN, or Disaster Plan.

Congratulations go to the eight WICEN members who completed their induction training here at ARNSW in Dural last Sunday.

WICEN NSW Inc News for Sunday, 19th August 2018

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The WICEN NSW Inc Annual General Meeting was held here at Dural last Saturday. The results of the election are as follows:

President: John Harper VK2LJ
Vice President: Neil Fallshaw VK2XNF
Secretary: Steve Diekman VK2MCA
Treasurer: Doug Rosser VK2DCR
Committee: Jan van Ekris VK2FEB, Lindsay Bolstad VK2FLEA, Nicholas McLean VK2KXN, and Eric van de Weyer VK2VE

WICEN thanks Mal Alexander VK2YVA and Steven Heimann VK2BOS for their service on the outgoing committee.

WICEN NSW Inc News for Sunday, 12th August 2018

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The WICEN NSW Annual General Meeting was held here at sunny Dural yesterday.

WICEN (Hunter Region) is seeking further operators for the "Great North Walk ULTRA", from Teralba to Patonga Wharf, on the 8th and 9th of September. Please contact WICEN Operations with availability for these days.

The "Barrington SAREX", or Search And Rescue EXercise, built around the search for the missing Cessna 210M, VH-MDX is in the Barrington Tops on the 14th to 16th.

The Hounslow Classic, on September 22nd and 23rd, is a running event centred on Blackheath.

WICEN NSW Inc News for Sunday, 5th August 2018

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The WICEN NSW Annual General Meeting will be held here at ARNSW in Quarry Road, Dural, on Saturday August 11th, at 15:00. Papers have been sent to members. Any member who did not receive an Appointment of Proxy Form, and who needs one can obtain it under "Forms" by logging into the WICEN website; or by contacting the Secretary on 0408 397 217.

September will be busy, starting with the "Great North Walk ULTRA", from Teralba to Patonga Wharf, on the 8th and 9th.

WICEN NSW Inc News for Sunday, 29th July 2018

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The WICEN NSW Annual General Meeting will be held here at ARNSW in Quarry Road, Dural, on Saturday August 11th, at 15:00. AGM papers have been either emailed or mailed by post to members. Please note that the WICEN Secretary has been advised that some of the posted-out papers were missing a copy of the Appointment of Proxy Form. The printers inserted two Nomination Forms in error in some cases. If you require a form, it is available here, or contact the Secretary on 0408 397 217, and he'll Express Post one.

WICEN NSW Inc News for Sunday, 22nd July 2018

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WICEN notes with regret the passing of its former President, and State Coordinator, John Raymond Howard, VK2AMH, a retired Executive Chief Superintendent of Police, and recipient of the Australian Police Medal. He was 88.

The WICEN NSW Annual General Meeting will be held here at ARNSW in Quarry Road, Dural, on Saturday August 11th, at 15:00.

September will be busy, starting with the "Great North Walk ULTRA", going from Teralba to Patonga Wharf, on the 8th and 9th.

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