Seven Hills RSL Club has always believed in supporting the community that supports us.
Seven Hills RSL is a non-profit organisation that provides support to local sporting clubs, schools, local athletes, charity and other community organisations. In addition to providing a social community hub and raising money for local sports and the community, the Seven Hills Group employs more than 100 people, which also helps boosts the local economy.
We are pleased to say that this year our contributions, donations and sponsorships remain as important to us as they always have been. With a record $1,133,864 in ClubGRANTS funding in 2016, our funding has played a vital role in backing valuable projects for the neighbourhood. We are proud to give back to the community that we belong to.
Preschool Water Safety Project Funding in Action
February 26, 2019
Did you know that the Blacktown region has the highest number of non-fatal drownings in the State? That’s why Seven Hills RSL places huge importance on educating our community about Water Safety in partnership with Royal Life Saving Society – Australia. Today, one of our directors, Bill North, was thankful for the opportunity to see the…
Western Metro Swimming Carnival
February 13, 2019
On Sunday the 10th of February the Seven Hills RSL Swimming Club competed in the annual Western Metropolitan Swimming Carnival. They had a great time and swam their hearts out for the RSL, their mother club. Unfortunately they were unsuccessful in taking home any silverware, but the results were so close and they did our Club…
2019 Fishing Club Presentation
The Fishing Club held it’s 2019 annual Presentation Day at Blacktown Bowling Club on Sunday the 10th of February. We held a short monthly meeting followed by an awards ceremony for our 2018 fishing competition. It was a very exciting presentation with our four youngest members cleaning up. There was a prize for each category. 2019…
Free transportation for kids to learn swimming and lifesaving skills
December 6, 2018
Royal Life Saving’s Aquatic Safety Training Academy is now able to provide free transportation to even more schools and community groups to access vital swimming and water safety education thanks to the new addition of a bus with the support of the Seven Hills-Toongabbie RSL. Royal Life Saving NSW CEO Michael Ilinsky says the continued…
October 23, 2018
On 11 November, 1918 the guns in Europe fell silent and the Treaty of Versailles was signed signifying the end of hostilities, the end of World War 1. The 11 November, 2018 is the commemoration of 100 years since the end of World War 1. The 100th Anniversary of the signing of the Armistice is a deserving…
Club donates $96,000 to The Children’s Hospital at Westmead
October 12, 2018
The Children’s Hospital at Westmead transformed into a fun circus today for their annual Radiothon. The Radiothon Appeal aims to raise $4 million dollars and we are extremely proud to have donated $96,000 towards their goal. This donation will directly go towards 6 new high-tech defibrillators to save children in life or death healthcare emergencies….
Invictus Games Quilts
September 11, 2018
The Invictus Games are coming soon to Sydney! The Games are an international sporting event for wounded or injured service men and women to inspire recovery and support rehabilitation. Recently, at a very moving presentation, the Australian athletes and support staff were given personalized quilts and laundry bags made by the Aussie Hero Quilt team…
Gosford RSL takes out Winter Swimming Carnival
June 26, 2018
Seven Hills-Toongabbie RSL Swimming Club and our friends from Gosford RSL held our annual winter swimming carnival at Blacktown Aquatic Centre on Sunday the 24th of June. As usual it was a hard fought contest. The winners were: 100 metres 1st place Ray Dickens – Seven Hills-Toongabbie RSL 2nd place Rob Lewis – Gosford RSL 3rd place Rodger Bruce…
Les Wilkinson: Reflections of Wartime
April 18, 2018
WHEN the wooden balls began dropping from the barrel 52 years ago, there were many people who were hoping that this was one lottery in which their number wouldn’t be called. Often known as the “birthday lottery”, the draw was done from a barrel that had been used for Tattersall’s cup sweeps, filled with 181…
$105,000 Donation to The Children’s Hospital at Westmead
March 28, 2018
It is extremely sad, but unfortunately thousands of sick newborn babies rely on the facilities and services available at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead each year. They rely on doctors, nurses and specialised equipment for help. Seven Hills RSL recently donated $105,000 to fund five Philips Intellivue Patient Monitors for babies at the Grace Centre’s NICU. These monitors…