b'Presidentsof the Building Code requirements, especially with providing disabled Report access and inclusion of a full Dear Fellowsprinklers system throughout.Members, Our General Manager has now completed an overhaul and Firstly please letimprovement of the catering and me thank you allfacilities team to ensure that our for the privilegeMembers and guests receive the of being yourquality of service they deserve. Our President of this fine Club and thefood offerings have also taken a Board of Directors. I represent amarked improvement with a rolling great Board of dedicated Directors,menu in the Level 2 Lounge and focused on improving your experienceincreasing use of our Cellos Grand at our Club and Hotel, as well asDining Room.ensuring and securing the future ofAs I have previously mentioned, our our ongoing business and facilities.post Covid hotel occupancy and club We are fortunate to be supported byusage has increased. This has placed a hard working General Manager andus in a very good financial position,Thank you to all of our very supportive fabulous team of dedicated staff. and I invite you to refer to ourMembers & Guests who joined us on Friday I can advise that we embarked on anfinancial statement. To undertake the15th September for the 130th Anniversary almost unprecedented capital workscapital works programs, on a cautiousof the NSW Masonic Club. It was an honour program, not seen since the 1960s,approach, we will only undertake oneto host you in the beautiful Cellos Dining or even the original constructionhotel level refurbishment at a time toRoom and share some of the milestones that of our building. I can tell you thatensure our working funds are able tohave made this Club so special since 1893. almost every part of our buildingfulfill our needs.and services are undergoing newWe are also on a drive to increaseOur Club President Peter Zeilic cut the facilities and upgrades including theour Club membership, so if youcelebratory cake with one of our longest-environmentally responsible reductionknow anyone that would be suitableserving and most well-known staff of our carbon footprint. and benefit from our operations,members, Rita Surio, and our General As we speak, we have commencedplease invite them to join. The costManager Paul Brasch led a wonderful on the whole Level 9 refurbishmentfor membership is very low and ourpresentation on the history of the Club.of the existing rooms in a historicalmembership discounts and pointHeres to the next 130 years!manner while we await the mainsystems benefits all Members.reconstruction of our hotel roomsAgain, on behalf of the Board of commencing around mid next year,Directors, the General Manager 2024. and all our staff, I thank you all, Commencing with Level 11 and thenfor your continuing support and working downwards floor by floor,understanding while we progress we will completely reconstruct theforward.hotel rooms to a contemporary design that not only has connection to the buildings historic style, but offers much needed and improved facilities for all our Members and guests.Best wishes,Sydney Council had issued an order, just prior to the Covid pandemicRW Bro Peter Zeilic | Presidentperiod, to upgrade the Fire Safety,NSW Masonic Clubwhich involves an almost full overhaul MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL 2023 CREDIT CARD PAYMENT DETAILSIf you have a due date of 2024 or beyond, your membershipCardholder Name:has already been paid and is not due for renewal. Please charge my credit card the sum of: $Please complete this section and return with payment. Visa MastercardAmerican ExpressYour number and membership type can be found on your card.Full Name: Card No.Due Date MemberMemberRenewing for Amount Due Expiry Date:/Number Category No. of Years31/12/23 Signature: Date:1 YEAR 3 YEARS 5 YEARS Return this form, or the form on the front of your ClubMasonic (lodge member) (Category 1) $40.00 $102.00 $170.00 Magazine address label, plus your payment to:Masonic (unattached) (Category 2) $50.00 $127.50 $200.00 PO Box A1160, Sydney South NSW 1235Ph 02 9284 1000|Fax 02 9284 1045Associate (Category 3) $50.00 $127.50 $200.00 Online renewals can be completed at www.nswmasonicclub.com.auOctober 2023 NSW Masonic Club3'