May 27

Community tees off to benefit Inala

‘It changed my life entirely,’ explained Leighton at our annual Castle Hill Golf Day dinner on Tuesday night. He was in discussion with Martin Porteous, Joint CEO about the difference living in a home at Inala has made to his life.

‘Being part of the community again, like when I was a kid, feels really good. I enjoy knowing my neighbours.

‘The environment at home is really good too. I like having a chat with my friends, and the staff make sure we are able to do what we are interested in.’

It was a frank and heart-warming discussion on the impact the over 130 attendees at the golf day were making in the lives of those living with disability at Inala.

Of course, there was much fun to be had too – it was a glorious autumn day on the green as everyone teed off on one of Sydney’s premier golf courses, Castle Hill Country Club. Friends and supporters of Inala all chipped and putted their way around the course before drinks and dinner as the sun set dusky pink behind the tall gum trees.

We are pleased to announce that due to the generosity of all involved, we were able to raise nearly $50 000 toward Inala’s Accommodation Appeal.

This is a significant contribution toward our goal of raising $4.5 million to build two purpose-designed homes that will provide opportunities for individuals living with disability to create a life of their own.

Congratulations to our winners on the day!

Overall winners (with a score of 44.75)

Julian McGrath
David McGuiness
Michael Daly
Stephen Coutts

Ladies winners (with a score of 54.5)

Janie Holyman
Tina Donnelley
Louise Nelson
Toni Cody

(For a full list of scores and results, please click here.)

We are very grateful to all our sponsors, attendees and Castle Hill Country Club for their generosity on the day. A special thank you to:

  • Jennmar Australia and Mobile Fleet Services (Platinum Sponsors)
  • Law in Order and Platinum Electricians (Gold Sponsors)
  • BSA Limited, Doctor V, Galston Community Bank Branch, Good Neighbour Plumbing, H&N Khamis, Icon Homes, Jord International, Merit Homes, Nathan’s Smash Repairs, Nexia Australia, PeopleOne, Peter Dawson and Associates, Rotary Club of Beecroft, Turrell Building Services and West Pennant Hills Sports Club (Hole Sponsors)
  • Livewire (Sign Sponsor).

 

Once again, we would like to thank Richard Kerslake for being our official event photographer, and Jerome Smith from LJ Hooker Dural for his lively and enthusiastic auctioneering skills.

For the keen golfers in our community, don’t forget to save the date for our next golf day at Bonnie Doon Golf Club on 31 October.

 

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