Source:  Photos and text Barry Irving
 
After 20 years of Ride to Conference, riders and support staff along with past riders and support crew met to celebrate a great Rotary achievement that has involved Rotarians and partners from District 9820.
 
L to R. DG Mark, Peter van Diemen. Helen van Diemen & John Shandley
 
Funds raised over the 20 rides passed $1.1 million dollars. These funds have supported Rotary projects including: Life Education, Rotary Centenary House, Shelter Box/ Disaster Aid, Interplast, Australian Rotary Health, Polio Plus, Bushfire and Flood Relief, Midwives Timor Leste, Jared Dunscombe Fund, End Trachoma Now and Casey Concert Band.
 

L to R. Rodger Thornton, Alwyn Williams & DG Mark
 
Highlight of the celebration dinner was the recognising of 3 riders that had completed all 20 rides. Helen and Peter van Diemen and John Shandley. They along with our fantastic caterers Alwyn Williams and Trudy Poole were each recognised with PHF and Sapphire pins by District Governor Mark Humphries.
 
Trudy Poole with DG Mark