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The Trish MS Ball

Roll of Honour - Thank you

Thank you very much to our Joint Patrons, Hon Barry O'Farrell, State Member for Ku-ring-gai and Dr Brendan Nelson, Director Australian War Memorial, Feature Entertainer, world renowned concert pianist, Simon Tedeschi, Master of Ceremonies Kieran Gilbert Chief Political Reporter for Sky News, Bill Gilbert for his MC cameo role, our Band Hit Machine, Kambala’s Chamber Orchestra, the wonderful Dancers who heralded in the evening, Soprano Toni Powell and her talented pupil Jessica Zylstra, our Guest Speaker Mark Tedeschi AM QC, Senior Crown Prosecutor for NSW, additional speaker Gemma Veling, our Honorary Auctioneer Craig Marshall Century 21 Cordeau Marshall Group, our generous major Sponsors, Singapore Airlines and DMC Digital, our Corporate VIP tables, Arbel Investment, Bayer HealthCare, CMS Consulting, Genzyme and Cheviot Wine Group, who also very generously donated all the wine for the evening, and as well, Turramurra Community Bank Branch of Bendigo Bank, our hard-working Ball Committee, our volunteers, our very generous donors and the generous and big-hearted people who attended our Ball and contributed to the significant funds raised for research.  

Major Sponsors

Heartfelt appreciation to the Trish Foundation’s major Sponsors for their very generous and significant support:  




Sponsors and Supporters

The Trish Foundation is honoured and privileged to receive extremely generous support.  Thank you from the bottom of our hearts to the generous Companies, people and organisations who continue to make significant and exceptional contributions to our funds for research, many of whose logos are displayed in the rolling banner on The Trish MS Ball page and also to all those listed in our Acknowledgements below.  Your generous support of multiple sclerosis research and the pursuit of a cure or preventive strategy for this disease is greatly valued and deeply appreciated.   

Abel Tasman Motor Inn, Dubbo
Ian Abeshouse, Registered Valuer
Advanced Gemmological Services, Registered Valuers
Aequitas Attorneys
Hon John Alexander OAM MP
Rick and Sue Anderson
Anglo Australian Motor Sport Pty Ltd Racing Drivers School
ANZ Stadium
Apia International Sydney
Arbel Investment
Brian and Jan Armstrong
Elizabeth Arrabalde
Art of Ice Sculptures
Art Stamps Australia
Australian Financial Review
Australian Open Tennis
Australian Opera Props
Australian Radio Network
Australian Turf Club
Australian War Memorial
Karl Azzi Hairdressers
A/Prof Michael Barnett
Jonathan Barrett, Australian Financial Review
Bayer HealthCare
Bel Paese Ristorante Italiano, North Sydney
Bertram Printing, Chatswood
Big W
Blue Print Advisory
Jasmin Bond, Greentrees Guest House Orange
Bonville Golf Resort
Terry and Penny Boyle, Marcel Towers, Nambucca Heads
BridgeClimb Sydney
A/Prof David Brown
Muriel Buckeridge
Lisa Burling, LBPR
Bree Calderwood
Simon Calton, Opera Australia
Captain Cook Cruises
Salvatore Cardinale, Zibibbo Italian Restaurant
Castle Cove Family Dental
Century 21 Cordeau Marshall Gordon
Paul Chalker, Gladesville Guitar Factory
Cheviot Wine Group
City Tattersalls Club
Belinda Clark, Manager Cricket Australia’s Centre of Excellence
Michael Clarke, Australian Cricket Captain
Lindsay Clement-Meehan, AFL NSW/ACT
CMS Consulting
David and Jan Colchester
Jenny and George Comanos
Cricket New South Wales
Greg and Laurelle Croker
Crowne Plaza Newcastle
Andrew Dagger
Dancers who ushered in the evening
John Davis
Deutsche Bank
Brad Daymond, Bonville Golf Resort
DMC Digital Pty Ltd
DMC Marine
Cindy Dock
Wendy Dodd
Peter Done, Honorary Auditor
Kevin and Joan Down
Rob and Stephanie Dunn, Art of Ice Sculptures
East Hotel, Canberra
Graham and Lorrie Easy
Matthew Easy, TEAM EPIC - Aegis Media Pacific
Frank and Judy Fabrizio, Cheviot Wine Group
Fairfax Media
Fairmont Singapore
Mark Fargas, Legends Under Glass
Daniel Farrar
Fastrack Racing
Richard Ferguson, Bertram Printing
Emma Forsdick
Michael Fox, Shoes of Prey
FremantleMedia Australia
John Ganderton
Gatto Matto Trattoria Italian Restaurant, Five Dock
Carol Gibbons Photography
Bill Gilbert
Kieran Gilbert, Sky News
Tim Gilbert, Channel 9
Gilmour Foundation
Gladesville Guitar Factory
Greentrees Guest House Orange
Tony and Emma Giunti
Hachette Australia Pty Ltd
Shirley Harding
Hardy Audio Productions
Harvey Norman
Steve Healy, President Tennis Australia
George Helou, Arbel Investment
Mike Hemingway
Jackson Hills


Hilton Lake Taupo
Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa, Thailand
Hilton Sydney
Hit Machine, 5 piece Band
Les Hockley
Rina Hore, Executive Director, Bradman Foundation
Kuen Huang
Hugos Lounge
Hunter Tennis Resort
Luke Hurford, Vice President - Sales and Marketing | YTL Hotels
Hutchings Pianos
Illuminated Industries
Jemby-Rinjah Eco Lodge, Blue Mountains
Darren and Megan Jenkins 
Alan Jones AO
Kambala Chamber Orchestra
Paul Kamsler Jnr, Pacific Hotel Cairns
Jack and Alice Kapterian, Vivendi
Denice Kelly, Turramurra Community Bank Branch of Bendigo Bank
Richard Keyes, Model Ship Maker
Carole King
Niall King OAM
Kingsgrove Sports Centre
Max Kruger, Channel 9
Karen and Ajay Kumar
Ku-ring-gai Financial Services Limited
Roy Langsford OAM and Carol Langsford OAM
Sophie and Matt Langshaw
Paul Laurenson
David and Robyn Lavings, CMS Consulting
Legends Under Glass
Dennis Lillee
Sue Linsen
Lindt & Sprungli (Australia) Pty Ltd
Liquorland, Collaroy Beach
David Maidment, Fastrack Racing
Peter Lynch, Lynch Flowers
Mary-Lou and Steve Maloney, Abel Tasman Motor Inn
Mantra Sun City Resort, Surfers Paradise
Marcel Towers Nambucca Heads
Craig Marshall, Century 21 Cordeau Marshall Gordon
Sabine Massberg, NSW General Manager, Waldorf Group
Wally Masur
Kristy Mawson, Cheviot Wine Group
Barbara Mellor
Michael Messih, DMC Digital
Dr Emily Mathey
Greg McJarrow, Singapore Airlines
Dr Lisa Melton, Research Development Manager, MS Research Australia
Hollie Meredith
Paul Meredith, DMC Digital
Sue and Doug Meredith, DMC Digital
Matthew Miles, CEO MS Research Australia
Andrew and Fran Mitton, Bathurst Tennis Centre
Tim Molony, DMC Digital
Morpeth Lodge Motel
Reg Mowat, Hardy Audio Productions
MS Research Australia
Dr Brendan Nelson, Director Australian War Memorial, Joint Patron
Gillian Nelson
John Newcombe
Bronwyn and Phil Newman
Novotel Sydney Olympic Park
Novotel Wollongong Northbeach
NSW Police Mounted Unit
Ocean Front Motel at The Entrance
Oceanside Resort & Twin Towers Mt Maunganui, NZ
Chris Odman, Sydney Motorsport Park
Daniel Odman
Hon Barry O’Farrell MP, Member for Ku-ring-gai, Joint Patron
Rosemary O’Farrell
Neale and Virginia Olney
Pacific Hotel Cairns
Pangkor Laut Resort
John Parché, The Byron at Byron Resort and Spa
Pepino’s Mexican Restaurant, Gladesville
Personal Touch, Forestville
Katherine Phillips
Polite in Public
Professor John Pollard AO
Ron Powell


Toni Powell, Soprano
Quicksilver Cruises
Sophie Quist
Radio 2GB
Radio 2UE
John Rappell, Helicopter Pilot
Ravish Designs – Sterling Silver Jewellery with Soul
Reader’s Digest Australia Pty Limited
Tom Reynolds
Neil and Belinda Robertson
John Roberts
Kay and Ron Roberts
Amanda Rose
Roseville Florist
Roseville Tennis Coaching
Ken Rosewall AM MBE and Wilma Rosewall
Mirna Rozzo
Professor Peter Russell
Trent Russell, Russian Standard Vodka
Pino Russo, Bel Paese Ristorante
Joseph Saad
Sam Saffo, Saffo Jewellery
Scenic Cycle Studio
Commissioner Andrew Scipione, Commissioner of NSW Police Force
Secure Parking Hilton Sydney
Gillian Seller, Director, Global Sales - Australia/New Zealand, Fairmont Raffles Hotels International
Bill Shaw
John and Janet Shean
Shoes of Prey
Cathy Shugg
Singapore Airlines
Skydive the Beach and Beyond Sydney-Wollongong
Peter Slee
Dr Ray Sleet and Robyn Sleet
Small Luxury Hotels of the World™
Tony Smallwood, Registered Valuer
Emma and Nigel Smith
Harry Solomons, Kingsgrove Sports Centre
Staging Connections
David and Gillian Steenbhom
Professor Graeme Stewart AM
Swarovski International (Australia) Pty Ltd
Sydney Awards and Trophies
Sydney Heritage Fleet
Sydney Motorsport Park
Taronga Western Plains Zoo
Frederic Tartour, Cantarella Bros Pty Ltd
Stephanie Taylor
Mark Tedeschi AO QC
Simon Tedeschi, Concert Pianist
Tennis Australia
Tennis New South Wales
The Byron at Byron Resort and Spa
The Dairy @ Keoghs, Kangaroo Valley
The Formula Company
The X Factor
The Swanston Hotel, Grand Mercure Melbourne
Vanessa and Matthew Thompson, Roseville Tennis Coaching
Geoff Thoroughgood
Craig Tiley, CEO, Tennis Australia
Josh True and Rebecca Robin-True
Turramurra Community Bank® Branch of Bendigo Bank  
Gemma Veling
Tim Vial
Vittoria Coffee
Volunteer workers
Margaret Wakeham, Art Stamps Australia
Waldorf Apartment Hotel Rosehill-Parramatta
Waldorf Leura Gardens Resort
Waldorf Stadium Apartments Auckland
Andrew Walker
Peter Warren Automotive
Gai Waterhouse Racing Stables
Andrew and Rowena Wills, Wills Brand Design
Wilson Parking QVB Car Park and Citigroup Centre
Adam Winter, Sydney Awards and Trophies
Nathan and Elise Winton
Jenny and Geoff Wolf
Tamara Wolf
Woodend Pty Ltd
Sue Woodward, Blue Print Advisory
World’s Best Technology
Daniel and Lin Yin
Philip Zajac, The Swanston Hotel, Grand Mercure, Melbourne
Zibibbo Italian Restaurant, West Pymble
Jessica Zylstra
Lisa and Philip Zylstra

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