Events & Fundraising
The South Australian Games Appeal Committee was established in 1994 by the South Australian Olympic Council, when under the current chairman, Mr Robert Gerard AO, a number of corporate leaders came together to raise funds towards the Sydney Olympic Games.
Such was the success of the Committee’s fundraising that post Sydney Olympics contributions were also made to the Commonwealth and Paralympic Associations. Since then the Games Appeal has made an extraordinary commitment towards all three Games Committees by providing significant funds.
In 2003 the Games Appeal was presented a concept to develop an exclusive membership for discerning corporate leaders who share the SA Games Appeal Committee’s pride and passion to support our countries athletes.
With support from the Australian Olympic Committee the Quarter Club was established to underpin the fundraising objectives of the Games Appeal. The Quarter Club provides members business to business prospects, unparalleled networking opportunities, and some of the finest corporate hospitality available in South Australia. Members also have the chance to meet with the Nations most heralded athletes, from Olympic champions to emerging stars.
SA Games Appeal Committee
|Robert Gerard AO||Executive Chairrman||Gerard Corporation Pty Ltd|
|David Baker||Joint Managing Director||Baker Young Stockbrokers Limited|
|Ron Barton||Managing Director||Yellow Corporation|
|Mark Butcher||Director||Penmarric Capital|
|David Chennells||President||Australian Commonwealth Games Ass (SA)|
|Nick Dean OAM||Vice President||Australian Paralympic Committee|
|Frank Filosi||General Manager||Network Ten Adelaide|
|Penny Halliday||President||South Australian Olympic Council|
|Matthew Hobby||State Manager||McArthur|
|Michael Luchich||State Director||Dimension Data|
|David Perrins||Advertising Director||Advertiser Newspapers|
|Geoffrey Pitt||Director||Pegram Services Pty Ltd|
|David Prince OAM||Director||Prince International Agencies|
|Libby Rayner||Station Publicist||Seven Network|
|Chris Sharpley||Managing Partner||EY|
|Josh Simons||Partner||Thomson Geer|
|Adam Steinhardt||Managing Director||The Kingdom Advertising|
|Kirsty Withers||Executive Director||South Australian Olympic Council|
|Paul Worley||Dean-School of Medicine||Flinders University|
The Quarter Club
The Quarter Club was established in 2003 to underpin the fundraising objectives of the South Australian Games Appeal. Member's of the Quarter Club have the ability to attend a number of events that allow them to connect to Australia's top athletes both past and present, while also networking with other South Australian corporate leaders.
There is an annual membership fee that provides access to a number of exclusive events as well as ticketing and priority seating at the highly anticipated annual Premier's Games Appeal Dinner.
•$2,950 + GST - Corporate Membership
•$800 + GST – Individual Membership
The Quarter Club would not be able to function without the support from various member's who make up Sub-Committee's to develop member events, and fundraising initiatives to support our Aussie athletes.
For membership applications and enquiries please visit the Quarter Club website>>>
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