Ryde Council is giving $20,000 to the Buy a Bale appeal and Councillors collected at Sunday’s Cork & Fork to help drought stricken NSW farmers.
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TWT TERRITORY is abuzz this week in anticipation of next Wednesday’s Local Business Awards Gala Presentation Dinner and announcements of this year’s winners co-sponsored by The Weekly Times with Ryde, Hunters Hill and Lane Cove Councils and Riverside Business Chamber. Good luck to all the Finalists. Look forward to seeing you all next Wednesday night.
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HUGH LEE OAM heads This Week’s Birthday Honours List celebrating with a multitude of friends and supporters in Eastwood’s Chinese community with Eastwood Chinese Senior Citizens and AAAB on Sunday same day as Norma Peters widow of Ray Peters formerly of Ryde and mother of Jennifer, Greg and Roslyn celebrates 89 golden years.
Scouting couple Stephen and Rose (Rosita Damaris van Looy) McCann celebrate their wedding anniversary also on Sunday two days ahead of Rose’s birthday next Tuesday and James Candrick former Westpac manager at Top Ryde City celebrates.
Brian and Lyn Hogan of former Hogan’s Drapery shop at Top Ryde celebrate heir wedding anniversary today same day as Morgan John Gillis turns sixty today.
Christian Engisch of Torch Publishing celebrates another birthday tomorrow same day Clare Rogers formerly of the Northern District Times.
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Tomorrow is also a very special day for Ulrike Eichmeyer who added to a birthday celebration a third wedding anniversary enabling her to add the name Booth to her nomenclature.
George Papallo OAM former CEO of Macquarie Community College celebrates Friday with better half Cathy and regrets the catastrophic demise of the College under continuing maladministration but still hopes for a miracle turnaround.
Pat Perrin better half of Steve Perrin of North Ryde and secretary of North Ryde Community Bank and North Ryde Rotarian also celebrates Friday along with former TWT team member Christine McIntosh and Helle Dahl in Denmark.
Former PM John Howard and Jeanette Howard grandson Angus Benjamin Howard McDonald turns eleven on Saturday same day as Emma Parsons Challen daughter of Hunters Hill Rotary president Michael Parsons celebrates with her hubby Duncan.
Rev Mark Smith is celebrating six years as minister at St Paul’s Anglican church Lithgow on his birthday Saturday with better half Anna and five children headed by twins Adelaide and Duncan, Matilda, Josephine and Audrey Honor.
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Martina Trujillo-Eichmeyer daughter of Magdalena and Sergio Trujillo and granddaughter of Ulrike Eichmeyer Booth turns six on Monday celebrating with her musical parents Mutti Magdalena and Daddy Sergio and baby brother Mathias.
Philip Wallace Brown of Ryde Neighbourhood Watch fame celebrates Tuesday with his better half Mary Elizabeth and he’s looking forward to celebrate a golden wedding anniversary next January 18.
Rosita (Rose) Damaris van Looy McCann better half of Scouting enthusiast and Sydney St George’s Guild Guildmaster Steve McCann blows out the candles on her birthday cake Tuesday.
Edna M Wilde OAM Ryde’s first and only female Mayor and now hectically busy as chairman of the most successful Ryde Eisteddfod will hopefully find time to celebrate her special day next Wednesday. John Engisch managing director of Torch Publishing faces 72 candles on his birthday cake next Wednesday and will celebrate with family and friends including his two sons Trent and Christian wile Cynthia Dummer faces 92 candles. Happy daze all.
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BUMPER STICKER:A good wife always forgives her husband when she’s wrong!
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– JOHN F BOOTH