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Torrens Valley Ulysses Branch Monthly Meeting

Tuesday July 19, 7.30pm – 10.00pm

Parafield Gardens Community Club Inc.

We meet on the third Tuesday of every month, from 6pm for meals at the Parafield Gardens Community Club

65 Shepherdson Road, Parafield Gardens

The meeting starts at 7.30pm

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Torrens Valley Ride to Tea Tree Gully

Sunday 26 June, 10.00am – 2.00pm

Ride leader - Bob Braunsthal

This ride will leave from Pelican Plaza - 1007 North East Road, Modbury

This ride will leave from Pelican Plaza at 10:00 am. Please arrive approximately 15 minutes early for briefing

All bikes are welcome. The destination will be at Merilyn and Bob's place - Tea Tree Gully for a soup lunch

The cost will be $5

All are welcome. If the weather is unsuitable for riding, you are welcome to attend by car

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Ulysses SA Breakfast July 2022

Ulysses Club SA Breakfast Club Breakfast at Angle Vale Tavern.

115 Heaslip Rd, Angle Vale.

Saturday, 2nd July 2022 from 9.30am.

Please let Ken know if you are coming - SMS to 0417 353 389,

or indicate 'Going' here, by the Wednesday before.



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Torrens Valley Ride to Gawler

Sunday 1 May, 10am – 3pm

Ride leader - Bob Braunsthal

The ride will leave from Hillbank OTR, on the corner of Shandon Court and Main North Road at 10:00 am.

Please arrive approximately 15 minutes early for briefing.

We are riding, as long as the weather is suitable.

****With Covid rampant, please bring your own lunch, snacks and drinks so we can avoid bakeries that are public venues where Covid contact is more likely. Pub rides will now end in parks instead****

We'll continue to social distance. We suggest you bring along your own hand sanitiser for use after using petrol pumps. Masks are another option.

The ride will be cancelled if the forecast temperature (by BOM) is greater than 35 degrees.

Bob's ride starts at 10am - OTR Hillbank and finishing at Clonlea Park - Murray Road, Gawler.

Bring you own lunch or purchase food at the local eateries.

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Torrens Valley Ride to Mannum

Sunday 24 April, 10.00am – 3.00pm

Ride leader - Bob Braunsthal

This ride will leave from Pelican Plaza - 1007 North East Road, Modbury

This ride will leave from Pelican Plaza at 10:00 am. Please arrive approximately 15 minutes early for briefing

****With Covid rampant, please bring your own lunch, snacks and drinks so we can avoid bakeries that are public venues where Covid contact is more likely. Pub rides will now end in parks instead****

All bikes are welcome. The destination will be Mannum

All are welcome. If the weather is unsuitable for riding, you are welcome to attend by car

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The Ides of March

is playing at B.Social - 246 Fosters Rd, Oakden

on Sunday afternoon 10th April from 2:30-5:30pm

What a fun place and what fabulous food, do make sure you book for lunch on (08) 8261 7745

Gary Coombs (Torrens Valley Ulysses Member) will be playing with the band

Tickets to see the band (we start at 2.30 pm) are purchased through https://www.trybooking.com/BVPXT - Tickets are only $10

Our music will take you back to those fabulous day of The Beatles, Eagles, Toto, America, Simply Red, Phil Collins, Steely Dan, Christopher Cross, Crosby Stills Nash & Young, Yes, and many more...

Here are more details:

https://facebook.com/events/s/the-ides-of-march-b-social-sun/1048140549352499/

See you there!!

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Torrens Valley Ride to Moculta

Sunday 3 April, 10am – 3pm

Rick Nappa will lead this ride.

The ride will leave from Hillbank OTR, on the corner of Shandon Court and Main North Road at 10:00 am.

Please arrive approximately 15 minutes early for briefing.

We are riding, as long as the weather is suitable.

****With Covid rampant, please bring your own lunch, snacks and drinks so we can avoid bakeries that are public venues where Covid contact is more likely. Pub rides will now end in parks instead****

We'll continue to social distance. We suggest you bring along your own hand sanitiser for use after using petrol pumps. Masks are another option.

The ride will be cancelled if the forecast temperature (by BOM) is greater than 35 degrees.

This ride will finish at Moculta with a $5 lunch and drink that will be catered for by branch members.

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Torrens Valley Ulysses Branch Monthly Meeting

Tuesday March 15, 7.30pm – 10.00pm

Parafield Gardens Community Club Inc.

Please follow Covid 19 guidelines -

Don’t forget you have to be double vaccinated to enter the club and masks are mandatory

Masks must be worn at all times, apart from sitting down at the table and please register as you enter the club

We meet on the third Tuesday of every month, from 6pm for meals at the Parafield Gardens Community Club

65 Shepherdson Road, Parafield Gardens

The meeting starts at 7.30pm

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Torrens Valley Ride to Kapunda

Sunday 20 February, 10.00am – 3.00pm

Ride leader - Bob Braunsthal

This ride will leave from Pelican Plaza - 1007 North East Road, Modbury

This ride will leave from Pelican Plaza at 10:00 am. Please arrive approximately 15 minutes early for briefing

****With Covid rampant, please bring your own lunch, snacks and drinks so we can avoid bakeries that are public venues where Covid contact is more likely. Pub rides will now end in parks instead****

All bikes are welcome. The destination will be Kapunda

Following lunch there will be a visit to Collectable Classics at 1:00pm

All are welcome. If the weather is unsuitable for riding, you are welcome to attend by car

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2022 Torrens Valley Ulysses Branch Committee - AGM 15/02/2022

President

“Sparky’’ Terry Mader

Secretary

Yvonne Pascoe

Treasurer

Merylin Braunsthal

Committee Members

Neville Gray

Bob Braunsthal

Paul Dennes

Terry McGuirk

Brian Cook

Social Coordinator

Lester Launer

Facebook Admins

Sparky

Cathy

Webmasters - Cathy McGuirk/Terry Mader

Ride Coordinators - Bob Braunsthal/Rick Nappa

Welfare Officer - Ian Pascoe

Magazine Editor - Cathy McGuirk

Torrens Valley Ride to Port Parham

Sunday 6 February, 10am – 3pm

Rick Nappa will lead this ride.

The ride will leave from Hillbank OTR, on the corner of Shandon Court and Main North Road at 10:00 am.

Please arrive approximately 15 minutes early for briefing.

We are riding, as long as the weather is suitable.

****With Covid rampant, please bring your own lunch, snacks and drinks so we can avoid bakeries that are public venues where Covid contact is more likely. Pub rides will now end in parks instead****

We'll continue to social distance. We suggest you bring along your own hand sanitiser for use after using petrol pumps. Masks are another option.

The ride will be cancelled if the forecast temperature (by BOM) is greater than 35 degrees.

This ride will finish at Port Parham with a $5 lunch and drink that will be catered for by branch members.

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SA Ulysses Breakfast Club

Saturday 5 February, 9.30am - 11.30am

The Landing, Mount Barker SA

Corner Aston Parade and Heysen Boulevard, Mt Barker.

RSVP by 2nd Feb to Ken 0417 353 389

Be there around 9.30am.

Come by motorbike, car, bicycle or on foot.

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Torrens Valley Classic Ride to Strathalbyn

Sunday 23 January, 10.00am – 3.00pm

Ride leader - Bob Braunsthal

This ride will leave from Pelican Plaza - 1007 North East Road, Modbury

This ride will leave from Pelican Plaza at 10:00 am. Please arrive approximately 15 minutes early for briefing

****With Covid rampant, please bring your own lunch, snacks and drinks so we can avoid bakeries that are public venues where Covid contact is more likely. Pub rides will now end in parks instead****

All bikes are welcome. The destination will be Strathalbyn

Following lunch there will be a visit to Collectable Classics at 1:00pm

All are welcome. If the weather is unsuitable for riding, you are welcome to attend by car

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Torrens Valley Ulysses Branch Monthly Meeting

Tuesday January 18, 7.30pm – 10.00pm

Parafield Gardens Community Club Inc.

Please follow Covid 19 guidelines -

Don’t forget you have to be double vaccinated to enter the club and masks are mandatory

Masks must be worn at all times, apart from sitting down at the table and please register as you enter the club

Magazine subscriptions are due at this meeting - $15 for the year

We meet on the third Tuesday of every month, from 6pm for meals at the Parafield Gardens Community Club

65 Shepherdson Road, Parafield Gardens

The meeting starts at 7.30pm

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Torrens Valley Ride to Yesterday's Power Rally at Milang

Sunday 16 January, 10.00am – 3.00pm

Ride leader - Bob Braunsthal

This ride will leave from Pelican Plaza - 1007 North East Road, Modbury

This ride will leave from Pelican Plaza at 10:00 am. Please arrive approximately 15 minutes early for briefing

The destination will be Yesterday's Power Rally at Milang. There is a small entry charge.

At morning tea and lunch breaks and in bakeries and shops we'll still observe Covid 19 distancing.

All are welcome. If the weather is unsuitable for riding, you are welcome to attend by car

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Torrens Valley Ulysses Branch Monthly Meeting

Tuesday December 21, 7.30pm – 10.00pm

Parafield Gardens Community Club Inc.

Please follow Covid 19 guidelines -

Masks must be worn at all times, apart from sitting down at the table and please register as you enter the club


We meet on the third Tuesday of every month, from 6pm for meals at the Parafield Gardens Community Club

65 Shepherdson Road, Parafield Gardens

The meeting starts at 7.30pm

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Torrens Valley Ride to Macclesfield

Sunday 19 December, 10.00am – 3.00pm

Ride leader - Bob Braunsthal

This ride will leave from Pelican Plaza - 1007 North East Road, Modbury

This ride will leave from Pelican Plaza at 10:00 am. Please arrive approximately 15 minutes early for briefing

Lunch will be at the Macclesfield Hotel.

At morning tea and lunch breaks and in bakeries and shops we'll still observe Covid 19 distancing.

All are welcome. If the weather is unsuitable for riding, you are welcome to attend by car

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Torrens Valley Ride to Burton

Sunday 5 December, 10am – 3pm

Rick Nappa will lead this ride.

The ride will leave from Hillbank OTR, on the corner of Shandon Court and Main North Road at 10:00 am.

Please arrive approximately 15 minutes early for briefing.

We are riding, as long as the weather is suitable.

At morning tea and lunch breaks and in bakeries and shops we'll still observe Covid 19 distancing.

The ride will be cancelled if the forecast temperature (by BOM) is greater than 35 degrees.

This ride will finish at Garden Island with a $5 lunch and drink that will be catered for by branch members.

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Torrens Valley Classic Ride to Evanston Park

Sunday 21 November, 10.00am – 3.00pm

Ride leader - Bob Braunsthal

This ride will leave from Pelican Plaza - 1007 North East Road, Modbury

This ride will leave from Pelican Plaza at 10:00 am. Please arrive approximately 15 minutes early for briefing

This ride will be a fund raising sausage sizzle to The Vines Retirement Village at

35 Coleman Parade, Evanston Park

$5/head plus cake and coffee. If you wish to eat more there will be an extra cost

All are welcome. If the weather is unsuitable for riding, you are welcome to attend by car

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Ulysses SA Chat'N'Coffee

Tuesday 23rd November 2021, 10am - 12noon

St George Bakehouse Café Pizzeria

183 Philip Highway, Elizabeth South

All Ulysses Members & Partners welcome

Booking is necessary by 19th November to Michele Wagnitz 0429 673 381 or email michele.wagnitz@gmail.com


Torrens Valley Ulysses Branch Monthly Meeting

Tuesday November 16, 7.30pm – 10.00pm

Parafield Gardens Community Club Inc.

Please follow Covid 19 guidelines -

Masks must be worn at all times, apart from sitting down at the table and please register as you enter the club


We meet on the third Tuesday of every month, from 6pm for meals at the Parafield Gardens Community Club

65 Shepherdson Road, Parafield Gardens

The meeting starts at 7.30pm

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Torrens Valley Ride to Kapunda

Sunday 14 November, 10am – 3pm

Bob Braunsthal will lead this ride.

The ride will leave from Hillbank OTR, on the corner of Shandon Court and Main North Road at 10:00 am.

Please arrive approximately 15 minutes early for briefing.

We are riding, as long as the weather is suitable.

At morning tea and lunch breaks and in bakeries and shops we'll still observe Covid 19 distancing.

The ride will be cancelled if the forecast temperature (by BOM) is greater than 35 degrees.

This ride replaces the normal first Sunday of the month ride. The ride leader this month will be Bob Braunsthal

and lunch will be at the pizza shop or bakery.

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Torrens Valley Ride to Macclesfield Bike Show

Sunday 7 November, 10.00am – 2.00pm

Ride leader - Nick Oliver

This ride will leave from Pelican Plaza - 1007 North East Road, Modbury at 10.00am

This ride will leave from Pelican Plaza at 10:00 am. Please arrive approximately 15 minutes early for briefing.

This ride will go to Macclesfield Bike Show.

All are welcome. If the weather is unsuitable for riding, you are welcome to attend by car.

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Torrens Valley Ulysses Branch Monthly Meeting

Tuesday October 19, 7.30pm – 10.00pm

Parafield Gardens Community Club Inc.

Please follow Covid 19 guidelines -

Masks must be worn at all times, apart from sitting down at the table and please register as you enter the club


We meet on the third Tuesday of every month, from 6pm for meals at the Parafield Gardens Community Club

65 Shepherdson Road, Parafield Gardens

The meeting starts at 7.30pm

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Torrens Valley Memorial Ride for Les Hughes

Sunday 17 October, 10.00am – 3.00pm

Ride leader - Bob Braunsthal

This ride will leave from Pelican Plaza - 1007 North East Road, Modbury at 10.00am

This ride will leave from Pelican Plaza at 10:00 am. Please arrive approximately 15 minutes early for briefing.

Destination is Sedan. Lunch at the Sedan pub at 12.30

All are welcome. If the weather is unsuitable for riding, you are welcome to attend by car.

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TV Festival of Motorcycling Ride

When: Wednesday 6 October, 9am – 3pm

Where: The Gully Public House & Garden, 1349 North East Road, Tea Tree Gully SA 5091


We are riding, as long as the weather is suitable

At morning tea and lunch breaks and in bakeries and shops we'll still observe Covid19 distancing


This ride will replace the usual TV Wednesday ride


Check out the details for all of weeks' activities on

https://classicowners.org/festival-of-motorcycling-2021/


It is a ride that will begin with a $5 bacon and egg roll for breakfast at The Gully Hotel

Tea and coffee will also be available

The ride, which will include riders from 6 other clubs and others, will leave The Gully at 10:00 and will travel to The Vine Inn at Nuriootpa for lunch.


All are welcome. If the weather is unsuitable for riding, you are welcome to attend by car


Torrens Valley Ride to Garden Island

Sunday 3 October, 10am – 3pm

Rick Nappa will lead this ride.

The ride will leave from Hillbank OTR, on the corner of Shandon Court and Main North Road at 10:00 am.

Please arrive approximately 15 minutes early for briefing.

We are riding, as long as the weather is suitable.

At morning tea and lunch breaks and in bakeries and shops we'll still observe Covid 19 distancing.

The ride will be cancelled if the forecast temperature (by BOM) is greater than 35 degrees.

This ride will finish at Garden Island with a $5 lunch and drink that will be catered for by branch members.


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Torrens Valley Ride to Mannum

Sunday 26 September, 10.00am – 3.00pm

Ride leader - Bob Braunsthal

This ride will leave from Pelican Plaza - 1007 North East Road, Modbury at 10.00am

This ride will leave from Pelican Plaza at 10:00 am. Please arrive approximately 15 minutes early for briefing.

Destination is Mannum. Lunch will be at Pretoria Hotel.

All are welcome. If the weather is unsuitable for riding, you are welcome to attend by car.

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Torrens Valley Ulysses Branch Monthly Meeting

Tuesday September 21, 7.30pm – 10.00pm

Parafield Gardens Community Club Inc.

Please follow Covid 19 guidelines -

Masks must be worn at all times, apart from sitting down at the table and please register as you enter the club


We meet on the third Tuesday of every month, from 6pm for meals at the Parafield Gardens Community Club

65 Shepherdson Road, Parafield Gardens

The meeting starts at 7.30pm

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Torrens Valley Ride to Gawler

Sunday 5 September, 10am – 3pm

Rick Nappa will lead this ride.

The ride will leave from Hillbank OTR, on the corner of Shandon Court and Main North Road at 10:00 am.

Please arrive approximately 15 minutes early for briefing.

We are riding, as long as the weather is suitable.

At morning tea and lunch breaks and in bakeries and shops we'll still observe Covid 19 distancing.

The ride will be cancelled if the forecast temperature (by BOM) is greater than 35 degrees.

This ride will finish at Conley Park Gawler with a $5 lunch and drink that will be catered for by branch members.

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Torrens Valley Classic Ride to Williamstown

Sunday 18 April 10.00am – 3.00pm

Ride leader - Bob Braunsthal

This ride will leave from Pelican Plaza - 1007 North East Road, Modbury at 10.00am

Please arrive approximately 15 minutes early for briefing

Lunch will be at the Williamstown Hotel

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Torrens Valley Ulysses Branch Monthly Meeting

Tuesday, August 17, 7.30pm – 10.00pm

Parafield Gardens Community Club Inc.

Please follow Covid 19 guidelines -

Masks must be worn at all times, apart from sitting down at the table and please register as you enter the club


We meet on the third Tuesday of every month, from 6pm for meals at the Parafield Gardens Community Club

65 Shepherdson Road, Parafield Gardens

The meeting starts at 7.30pm

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Torrens Valley Ride to Eudunda

Sunday 1 August 10am – 3pm

Rick Nappa will lead this ride.

The ride will leave from Hillbank OTR, on the corner of Shandon Court and Main North Road at 10:00 am.

Please arrive approximately 15 minutes early for briefing.

We are riding, as long as the weather is suitable.

At morning tea and lunch breaks and in bakeries and shops we'll still observe Covid 19 distancing.

The ride will be cancelled if the forecast temperature (by BOM) is greater than 35 degrees.

This ride will finish at Eudunda with a $5 lunch and drink that will be catered for by branch members.

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MEETING CANCELLED DUE TO COVID 19 RESTRICTIONS

Torrens Valley Ulysses Branch Monthly Meeting

Tuesday, July 20 , 7.30pm – 10.00pm

Parafield Gardens Community Club Inc.


We meet on the third Tuesday of every month, from 6pm for meals at the Parafield Gardens Community Club

65 Shepherdson Road, Parafield Gardens

The meeting starts at 7.30pm

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Torrens Valley Ulysses Branch Monthly Meeting

Tuesday, June 15, 7.30pm – 10.00pm

Parafield Gardens Community Club Inc.


We meet on the third Tuesday of every month, from 6pm for meals at the Parafield Gardens Community Club

65 Shepherdson Road, Parafield Gardens

The meeting starts at 7.30pm

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Torrens Valley Ulysses Branch Monthly Meeting

Tuesday, 18 May 7.30pm – 10.00pm

Parafield Gardens Community Club Inc.


We meet on the third Tuesday of every month, from 6pm for meals at the Parafield Gardens Community Club

65 Shepherdson Road, Parafield Gardens

The meeting starts at 7.30pm

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Torrens Valley Ride to Angaston

Sunday 2 May 10am – 3pm

Rick Nappa will lead this ride.

The ride will leave from Hillbank OTR, on the corner of Shandon Court and Main North Road at 10:00 am.

The ride will be cancelled if the forecast temperature (by BOM) is greater than 35 degrees.

This ride will finish at Angaston with a $5 lunch and drink that will be catered for by branch members.

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Torrens Valley Ulysses Branch Monthly Meeting

Tuesday, 20 April 7.30pm – 10.00pm

Parafield Gardens Community Club Inc.


We meet on the third Tuesday of every month, from 6pm for meals at the Parafield Gardens Community Club

65 Shepherdson Road, Parafield Gardens

The meeting starts at 7.30pm

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Torrens Valley Classic Ride to Mount Pleasant

Sunday 18 April 9.30am – 3.00pm

Ride leader - Bob Braunsthal

This ride will leave from Pelican Plaza - 1007 North East Road, Modbury at 9.30 am

Please arrive approximately 15 minutes early for briefing

Lunch will be at the Mount Pleasant Hotel

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Torrens Valley Ride to Gumeracha

Sunday 4 April 10am – 3pm

Rick Nappa will lead this ride.

The ride will leave from Hillbank OTR, on the corner of Shandon Court and Main North Road at 10:00 am.

The ride will be cancelled if the forecast temperature (by BOM) is greater than 35 degrees.

This ride will finish at Gumeracha with a $5 lunch and drink that will be catered for by branch members.

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Torrens Valley Ride to Macclesfield

Sunday 21 March 9:30am – 3:00pm

This ride will leave from Pelican Plaza at 9:30 am

Please arrive approximately 15 minutes early for briefing

Lunch at the Macclesfield Hotel

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Torrens Valley Ulysses Branch Monthly Meeting

Tuesday, 16 March 7.30pm – 10:00pm

Parafield Gardens Community Club Inc


We meet on the third Tuesday of every month, from 6pm for meals at the Parafield Gardens Community Club

65 Shepherdson Road, Parafield Gardens

The meeting starts at 7:30pm

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Torrens Valley Ride to Port Parham

Sunday 7 March 10am – 3pm

Rick Nappa will lead this ride.

The ride will leave from Hillbank OTR, on the corner of Shandon Court and Main North Road at 10:00 am.

The ride will be cancelled if the forecast temperature (by BOM) is greater than 35 degrees.

This ride will finish at Port Parham with a $5 lunch and drink that will be catered for by branch members.

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The Next Torrens Valley Ride is The Fish and Chips Run to Semaphore

Saturday 27 February 2021

This ride will leave from Hillbank OTR, on the corner of Shandon Court and Main North Road Hillbank at 2:00pm, please arrive approximately 15 minutes early for briefing.

It will be led by Brian Cullinan and will proceed to Semaphore, where people may purchase their own food and take it around to Val and Brian's to eat in a social atmosphere.

All welcome.

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2021 Torrens Valley Ulysses Branch Committee

President - Terry(Sparky) Mader

Secretary - Yvonne Pascoe

Treasurer - Merilyn Braunsthal

Committee Members

Bob Braunsthal

Neville Gray

Paul Dennes

Brian Cook

Terry McGuirk


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Next Meeting - 7.30 pm, Tuesday 16th February 2021

AGM

Parafield Community Club

65 Shepherdson Road, Parafield Gardens SA 5107

All Welcome

2020 Committee