2019 Annual General Meeting

3pm, Saturday 9th November 2019
Captains at the Bay
21 Pascoe Street, Apollo Bay

We cordially invite everyone to join us at Captains at the Bay for our AGM followed by refreshments.

We will be presenting and acknowledging Grants totalling $59,168 for the year ended 30 June 2019.

We will also be acknowledging the distribution of $34,900 made to organisations who made a significant contribution to the successful Great Ocean Road Running Festival in May this year.

Our Grants, including funding of new projects within our district, would not be possible without the support of our Members and the generous bequests left to the Health Foundation. We encourage everyone to consider making a bequest to the Apollo Bay and District Health Foundation to enable us to continue supporting the community, now and in the future.

We are also very pleased to advise that our Guest speaker this year is Brian Humphries. Brian will give an update on the progress of the new Aquatic Centre for which the Health Foundation is a major donor.

Craig Buckingham, Acting Chairman

2018 ABDHF Wrap Up

The 18th Annual General Meeting of the Foundation was held on 10th November 2018 at Captains at the Bay, and 30 members and supporters attended. Members were advised that Foundation grants to local organisations for the year were $43,712. The major grant was to Ambulance Victoria – Apollo Bay branch for $15,000 for cardiac arrest survival equipment. In addition, $10,000 was donated to Otway Health as a grant toward their reorganisation of GP facilities in Apollo Bay. A further grant of $10,000 was made to the Apollo Bay Community Pool project. The Foundation is the largest single donor to this programme with a three-year commitment of $30,000. $20,000 has been paid with a further $10,000 to be paid in July this year. The Foundation has since inception, distributed over $350,000 by way of grants to the community.

The Foundation is also the principal charity for the Great Ocean Road Running Festival and $34,000 was distributed this year to local organisations who provided volunteers for the event. Distributions to the community since the Foundation became the principal charity total $202,000.

At the Annual General Meeting the following Trustees were re-elected – Ian Manton (currently Chairman), John Curry and Andrew Gardiner.

At 30 June 2018 the Foundation had assets of nearly $1.2 million including ownership of the Second Sails Opportunity shop.

The guest speaker at the AGM was Inspector Trevor Cornwall, Ballarat Police Local Area Command, who spoke on drugs and alcohol and their negative impact on the health and well-being of the community. We are grateful to Duncan and Anna at Captains at the Bay for providing a great space for us to hold our AGM.

We are looking forward to the events for 2019; stay tuned for our 20 Year Anniversary celebration, music events and the 2019 GOR Running Festival on 18-19 May.

2017 Annual General Meeting

3pm – Saturday, 11th November, 2017 at Captain’s at the Bay

Notice is hereby given that the 2017 Annual General Meeting of the Apollo Bay & District Health Foundation Inc.B will be held on Saturday 11thB November 2017 at Captain’s at the Bay at 3pm.

We will be presenting Grants totalling $22,984 from Health Foundation funds for the year ended 30 June 2017.B We will also be acknowledging grants of $42,000 made to organisations who made a significant contribution to the successful Great Ocean Road Marathon in May this year.

Our Grants, including funding of new projects within our district, would not be possible without the support of our Members and the generous bequests left to the Health Foundation. We encourage everyone to consider making a bequest to the Apollo Bay and District Foundation to enable us to continue supporting the community, now and in the future.

We are also very pleased to advise that our Guest speaker this year isB Brad Pickering, Nurse Practioner at Otway Health.

We cordially invite you to join us for the AGM followed by refreshments.

Yours sincerely, Ian Manton Chairman]]>

2016 Annual General Meeting

3pm – Saturday, 12th November, 2016 at the Apollo Bay Community Centre

Notice is hereby given that the 2016 Annual General Meeting of the Apollo Bay & District Health Foundation Inc.B will be held on Saturday 12th November 2016 at the Apollo Bay Community Centre, 4 Whelan St, Apollo Bay (formerly Senior Citizens) at 3pm. Please note change of venue.

We will be presenting Grants totalling $43,510 from Health Foundation funds for the year ended 30 June 2016.B We will also be acknowledging grants of $45,000 made to organisations who made a significant contribution to the successful Great Ocean Road Marathon in May this year.

Our Grants, including funding of new projects within our district, would not be possible without the support of our Members and the generous bequests left to the Health Foundation. We encourage everyone to consider making a bequest to the Apollo Bay and District Foundation to enable us to continue supporting the community, now and in the future.

We are also very pleased to advise that our Guest speaker this year is Julie Sestan, CEO Community Care Chemist

We cordially invite you to join us at Captains at the Bay, 21 Pascoe Street, Apollo Bay for the AGM followed by refreshments.

Yours sincerely, Ian Manton Chairman]]>

$80,000 to our Community

$80,000 to our Community

At the Health Foundation AGM onB Sunday 8th November over $80,000 was distributed to ten community groups.

The guest speaker Snr Sergeant Tony Francis shared his experiences in building community resilience and community capacity not only in dealing with ICE and other illicit substances, but any serious challenges that might be facing our community. B His often amusing tales enlightened and entertained us all. B We and other community leaders are committed to adopting this approach and “watch this space” for more information and actions in the next few months.

Listen to the recording of this talk.

A huge thank you to all of you who so generously support the Health foundation, and this, our 15 year has been a ripper. Andrew Buchanan b Chair ABDHF]]>

2015 Annual General Meeting

4pm – Saturday, 8th November, 2014 at Captains at the Bay, 21 Pascoe Street, Apollo Bay Notice is hereby given that the 2015 Annual General Meeting of the Apollo Bay & District Health Foundation Inc.B will be held on Saturday 7th November 2015 at Captains at the Bay, 21 Pascoe St, Apollo Bay at 4pm. This year we welcome Otway Health and Community Services new CEO Debra Cerasa to Apollo Bay. B Otway Health will receive a grant for several pieces of equipment for the hospital.

We look forward to working with Debra and Otway Health on new projects in the future and we will keep you up to date throughout the year on our website.

Our grants and any new projects would not be possible without the support of our members and the generous bequests left to the Health Foundation. We encourage everyone to consider making a bequest to the Apollo Bay and District Health Foundation so we can continue to support the community now and in the future.

If you think you have the qualities necessary to make a contribution you may like to nominate as a Trustee by emailing a Trustee Nomination Form by 23rd October.

The AGM will be followed by refreshments.

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Presentation of 2014 Grants and AGM Thank Yous

$30,000 Otway Health Defibrillator/vital signs Monitor $2,101 Otway Health Support equipment for Youth Worker $2,000 Apollo Bay Preschool Shade Sail System $1,303 Apollo Bay Netball Club First Aid Kits $9,026 Apollo Bay Surf Life Saving Club Paddle BoardsB Youth activities programme $10,000 Apollo Bay P-12 College Supporting youth mental health

Our guest speaker, Tiffany Holt, Principal of Apollo Bay P-12 College, inspired us all with her vision of how to deliver extraordinary outcomes by working together.

Thanks to our host, Wayne Malady, at Captains at the Bay.

Grants were also made to the following groups for supporting the Great Ocean Marathon.B Apollo Bay P-12 College, Apollo Bay Preschool, Apollo Bay Sailing Club, Wye River CFA, Wye River Surf Life Saving Club, Kennett River Progress Association and Apollo Bay Community Website Inc.

What a year itbs been b In total we were able to distribute $92,000B for the health and wellbeing of our community.

Looking forward to what we can achieve together in 2015.

Andrew Buchanan Chairman Apollo Bay & District Health Foundation

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2013 Annual General Meeting

4.00pm – Saturday, 2nd November, 2013 at Captains at the Bay, 21 Pascoe Street, Apollo Bay We will be presenting grants this year to:

  • Apollo Bay Little Athletics
  • Otway Personal Development Inc.
  • OHCS
  • Apollo Bay CFA
The results of our extensive community survey along with some priority actions will also presented. Our Guest Speaker this year is Dr Jane Sklovsky. We encourage you to join us for the AGM followed by refreshments.]]>

AGM Thank You

Apollo Bay Sailing Club b Propeller Guards

Ambulance Victoria (Apollo Bay Branch) b Vacuum Splints

Apollo Bay P12 College b FastforWord Program

This last Grant totalled $10,000 and enables the school to undertake a pilot program which will assist children who are falling behind in the curriculum.B Itbs an amazing program and for more information please contact Nicola Philp at the P12 College or go to www.fastforword.com.au. This is the 13th year of operation for the Health Foundation and we believe, having established ourselves operationally, we are fortunate to have a number of new Trustees who will add extra vigour to our cause.B Our mission is to assist in building up the health and wellbeing of our community and the main reason we have been so successful in doing this to date is via our bBequestb Program.B For more information on the Health Foundation or the Bequest Program please ring Andrew Buchanan, Chairman of the Foundation, on 0419 315 181 or Ron Clark on 0418 343 424. Andrew Buchanan Chairman of Trustees Apollo Bay & District Health Foundation Inc.]]>

2012 AGM – Sat. 17th Nov @ 4pm

Annual General Meeting

4pm – Saturday, 17th November, 2012

Captains at the Bay 21 Pascoe Street, Apollo Bay

Our Guest Speaker this year is Nicola Philp from Apollo Bay P12 College.B She will be discussing the pilot progam FastforWord.B The Program is based upon recent research into the plasticity of the brain and ways in which the brain can be changed to improve functioning. We encourage you to join us at Captainbs at the Bay for our AGM followed by refreshments.]]>