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06 Feb

Grampians ‘Ride to Remember’

Posted by: Blue Ribbon Foundation

Grampians ‘Ride to Remember’ was held on Sunday 4 Feb and was a huge success, we congratulate the Ararat Branch and the sub committee involved in organising this event. Over 500 riders supported the event with the 234km ride through the Grampians district. Proceeds of this event will go towards vital medical facilities and equipment for the East Grampians Health Service.

View photos from the event here.

 

01 Jan

Inside Story Events

Posted by: Blue Ribbon Foundation

Our Bendigo and Shepparton branches are both holding Inside Story events. Inside Story events provide you with a rare insight into the police investigations undertaken to solve some of Victoria’s most notable crimes. Presentations by the lead detectives will give you a chance to see and hear details not covered by the media and gain an understanding of those prosecuted.

Events details and tickets here.

 

07 Dec

Recognition Service for Constable Kate Campbell

Posted by: Blue Ribbon Foundation

This morning we were privileged to support a recognition service for Constable Kate Campbell the first policewoman for Tasmania Police in 1917. Kate was from Launceston but settled in Victoria after she left Tasmania Police.

The ceremony was conducted at St Arnaud cemetery. Tasmania Commissioner of Police Darren Hine and Acting Chief Commissioner Victoria Police Shane Patton were both in attendance.

In 2017, both states are celebrating 100 years of women in policing.

01 Dec

Edition 17 – Constable T. Bear

Posted by: Blue Ribbon Foundation

Edition 17 Constable T Bear is now released. We are proud to dedicate the 17th Edition of Constable T. Bear to all of the Chief Commissioners who have served the people of Victoria. Only 5,000 bears have been commissioned for this limited edition release.

You can order Edition 17 Constable T. Bear online here.

09 Aug

Blue Ribbon Welcomes Freemasons Victoria

Posted by: Blue Ribbon Foundation

The Victoria Police Blue Ribbon Foundation is delighted at the recent announcement by Freemasons Victoria to join the Blue Ribbon family in a significant partnership that will benefit the community of Victoria.

Freemasons Victoria Grand Master, Hillel Benedykt, made the announcement stating there were many similarities between the two organisations, especially the relationship of giving to and helping our communities. Freemasons Victoria, who are celebrating 125 years of Grand Lodge in 2014, especially want to engage with the Blue Ribbon Foundation’s 17 branches throughout Victoria so that assistance and support can be given at a local level and for many of our regional hospitals.

Blue Ribbon Foundation Chairman, Bill Noonan, said; “We are honoured to be joined in this partnership by such a prestigeous organisation and I know that together, we will able to do some incredible work over the next two years. Members of both our organisations are committed to making Victoria a better place so by joining forces, we should be able to achieve so much more over the next two years”