4 Jun 2016

What's new May 2016

Thenext meeting will be Thursday 9th June.

MINUTES of the last meeting available at the foot of this page, or on our website (links below).

Welcome to all new members and thank you to those who have paid up memberships. If you have not, they were due on 1/10/15. Please pay via EFT, or at the next meeting. Bank details can be found on the membership form on our website.
Meeting dates for 2016....
(second Thursday of each month):
June 9th
July 14th
August 11th
September 8th
October 13th
November 10th (AGM)
December 8th (Christmas drinks)
We are pleased that the 3 candidates for Macquarie have accepted our invitation to speak at the next KCCC meeting this coming Thursday.
Terry Morgan - Greens
Louise Markus - Liberal
Susan Templeman - Labor
It would be great to have as many members (and friends) attend and listen to what each of them have to say. We hope to see you there!
Western Sydney Awards for Business Excellence

Entries to the 26th Annual Western Sydney Awards for Business Excellence (WSABE) 2016 are now open.
The WSABE Awards are the premier event in the Greater Western Sydney and recognise the business journeys of Western Sydney and acknowledge the diversity and talent of one of the country's fastest growing economic hubs.

Entrants are recognised across 16 categories for their excellence in innovation, marketing, sustainability, business ethics, customer service and education among others.

Online entries are open from 2 May – 27 June
Enter now on wsabe.com.au
Katoomba News:
Winter Magic Festival - Saturday 18th June

The theme this year is 'Where The Magic Things Are'
 and the festival committee would like people to consider what magic means to you, whether that be the literal meaning of magic, the magic of the community, the magic of the Blue Mountains, the magic of winter and more ...
See website for details:
At The Paragon this month

Fronted by renowned stage, film & television actor Zoe Carides as Nancy, Scott Holmes as Lee and even former red Wiggle Murray Cook on bass. 25th June, $95 per ticket for dinner and show. Do not miss - it’s going to be a fabulous evening!!

Slow Food News:


Bookmarks available in a variety of quality stores - find them in the Co-Op, Hominy, Megalong Books, Carrington Cellars & Deli,  to name a few.
If you would like to stock these in your store, email:



The MTNS MADE Creative Industries Symposium is two incredible days featuring masterclasses, talks and panel discussions with a mix of nationally renowned creative industries experts, successful local luminaries and the MTNS MADE community.
Hear keynote presentations from Jess Scully, Curator of Vivid Ideas; Jenny Kee, fashion designer and cultural icon; and Monica Davidson, directory and doyenne of Creative + Business.

View the speakers & program - and get your tickets here:


Dates for your diary....
Plan to be involved, have visitors up that weekend, or tie these events to a promotion for your business:

Blue Mountains Cultural Centre
- Archibald Prize 2015 Regional Tour
11 June - 24 July
- Artist Talk with Wendy Sharpe & Bernard Ollis
18 June, 11:00am – 12:00pm

Paragon Cafe
- Friday 10th June - Pure Bohemia - life drawing & live gypsy jazz
- Saturday 25th June - NANCY & LEE 

Winter Magic Festival, Katoomba
Saturday 18th June 2016

Yulefest @ The Carrington
2 July - 30 July 2016

Oktoberfest - Carrington Place
Saturday 29th October 2016
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