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from the development office (cont'd) As the pictures show, the night was thoroughly enjoyed To ensure that you receive notification of overseas reunions by everyone and I am sure that the words of the School and venues, please contact the College development Song are now well known to the residents of Notting Hill, Office to ensure we have your latest contact details on file. let alone the College War Cry! Murray Happ (SAC 1985) Traditionally at the UK-Europe Reunion we present a Director of Development prize to the person who has travelled the furthest to get to murray.happ@staloysius.nsw.edu.au the event. For the third year running the prize went to Ricky Nunez (SAC 1997) who travelled from Amsterdam where his business is based, after recently moving there from the Greek Isles! Ricky won a packet of Tim Tams and a tube of Vegemite for his efforts. The 2012 event will be held in November and invitations will be issued mid-year. 2011 Singapore Reunion Australian Independent Schools AAnnual Singapore Reunion. Many thanks to Hugh Australian Independent Schools USA FoundationUSA FoundationThe College is one of the founding affiliates of theAloysian Familygroup of over twenty members of thegathered in Singapore in November 2011 for the Darwell (SAC 1978) for his organisation of the event. Hugh (AISUSAF). The Foundation, based in New York was has hosted this event since its inception in 2007. Following established to support independent schools in Australia. a ‘gallop poll’ of those at the 2011 Dinner, the 2012 There are currently over thirty Australian schools who are Dinner will be held at an Indian restaurant in Singapore in affiliate members of the Foundation. An Old Boy of the College, Charlie Grant (SAC 1976), who lives in Boston, November 2012 for what promises to be a great Curry is a member of the Foundation Board. Night! It was a shame that the 2011 event coincided with a long weekend in the city-state which meant a number of Members of the Aloysian Family (Old Boys, Current regulars were out of town. Parents, Past Parents and Friends of the College) who are US citizens or who have a US tax liability are able 2011 Hong Kong Reunion the gift support St Aloysius’ College, and receive a Unitedto make a gift to the Foundation, with a preference that THong Kong. About eighteen members of the Aloysian based members of the Aloysian Family or those who mayFor further details of the Foundation and the ways USStates IRS 501(C)3 tax receipt.he 2011 Hong Kong Reunion was held at theChinese Chamber of Commerce Club in Central Family gathered and enjoyed a sumptuous Chinese meal live outside of the USA who have a US tax liability (through organised and hosted by Henry Wong (SAC 1983). It was dual citizenship or a Green Card or work visa) can make great to see Rev Alan Wong SJ (SAC 1996) who travelled US tax deductible gifts in support of the College, please to Hong Kong from Taipei where he is undertaking studies visit the Foundation website – www.aisusafoundation.com for his training for the Priesthood with the Jesuits. Following The Foundation is hosting two Reunions in the US in the Reunion a hardy group of attendees continued to share 2012. The events will launch the Foundation and gather the Aloysian spirit late into the night. The 2012 Hong Kong community members of the affiliate schools. The College Reunion will be held in November, invitations will be posted will be actively involved in the Reunions. and e-mailed in the second half of the year. The Reunions will be held on the following dates: Saturday, 29 September San Francisco Saturday, 6 October New York All members of the Aloysian Family living in ‘the Americas’ (The United States, Canada, Central and South America) will be invited to the Reunions. The events are cocktail functions and will cost less than $100 per head. If you have recently moved to North America or know of a member of the Aloysian Family based in North America, please contact the College Development Office to ensure we have the correct contact details so everyone in the region gets invited to the events. Murray Happ (SAC 1985) Director of Development Some of the guests at the Hong Kong Reunion. St Aloysius’ College A Jesuit School for Boys _ Founded 1879 a l oy s i a d / page 8


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