Newsletter for 06/01/16

People of Earth, 

Welcome back!!! We hope your holidays went well and you've been staying safe, warm, and dry during this wet start to the year. 

Also man it was weird writing /16 up there. 

Also also, don't fret, even though its a new year, you can know one thing for certain the Sydney City Signal is still going to be packed with the the same great content which I will now get to without further delay. 

Upcoming Events:

 RYLA Showcase Lunch! - 09/01/2016

 Join us as the RYLArians come together to showcase and summarise their RYLA experience!

A bunch of Rotaractors will be attending RYLA - come and support them and see what RYLA is all about!

Tickets are just $15 - only 200 tickets available. You can buy your tickets here.

For more information, and to get involved, please visit

Beach & Picnic Social @ Parsley Bay - 10/01/2016

After our Pool Party to End Polio Now, our members loved having a social at the beach. Let's move down the Harbour to a beach only the locals know about, Parsley Bay.

You can get to Parsley Bay by taking the 325 bus from Edgecliff station towards Watsons Bay.

Bring some stuff to have a picnic and have a relaxing Sunday.

For more information, and to get involved, please visit

Rotaract Amazing Raise - 16/01/2016

Not enough mystery in your life? Do you find yourself drawn to parlours, drawing rooms and Trans-European railways? Do you cry “It was the Major!” at inappropriate moments? Well do we have the event for you! This January, Rotaract District 9675 presents the Amazing Raise!  Get a team of your most Sherlockian mates together and join other Gumshoes from Rotaract,...

For more information, and to get involved, please visit

Friday Drinks with East Coast Trippers - 22/01/2016

Your favourite Friday Drinks at 6 is back and better than ever! This time it'll be held at Luna Park as we mingle with the East Coast Trip travellers just before they head off! Long time Sydney City Rotaractor Sean Straker also turns 29 on this day! With so much to do to celebrate the end of the week how can you say no?

There will be something for...

For more information, and to get involved, please visit

2016 GIO Australia Day Wheelchair Race - 26/01/2016

 This Australia Day SCR will be joining with The Rotary Club of Sydney Cove to help marshal the GIO Oz Day 10k Wheelchair Race. It's a fantastic opportunity to witness some great sporting action!

To volunteer, fill in the details below.

For more information, and to get involved, please visit

Australian Rotaract Games - 05/02/2016
 Rotaract D9685 and D9675 are proud to bring you the 5th annual Australian Rotaract Games, to be held this year in Sydney.

Join us at Sydney University for one of the biggest events on the Rotaract calendar!

Enjoy a weekend away, packed full of sports, teambuilding and socials. Activities will cater to the sporty, intellectual, social and more, so whatever your strength is, you’ll make a great addition to your team!

For more information, and to get involved, please visit

Final Thoughts: 

If you're starting out the New Year Bristling with ideas you should consider getting in touch with the relevant portfolio director to start planning an event! Find out who does what here

Fun Fact: Swedish blood donors first recieve a 'Thank you' text when they initially donate blood, no big deal right? The really cool part they also recieve a text whenever their blood is used to help someone. What an idea. (source).

Don't forget that our next meeting is on Wednesday, the 13th of January, at the Tresscox Lawyers Offices, starting 6.30pm. For more information, including a map and a full agenda, please visit:

Until next time, 

Editor in Chief,

Aidan Simmons