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North Sydney Sunrise

We are men and women who meet regularly in North Sydney for fellowship, networking and breakfast!

It's a great way to make new friends. We come from many walks of life and backgrounds with a common goal - service to the community (local and worldwide) through fellowship.

29 September 2020 - Finders Distillery 

Speaker - Kyle Ford 

Kyle will go through the story of how he & Georgia came to start a distillery in St Leonards and run through how they make their spirits. He will show the distillation equipment and run through its operation.

Kyle and Georgia have both enjoyed successful careers in their fields. Kyle learnt his trade in engineering with the Australian Airforce and went on to spend 10 years working on military aircraft. Georgia started her career as a buyer in women’s fashion and later moved into the alcohol industry.  In 2016 Kyle and Georgia resigned from their jobs, sold almost everything they owned and set off on a two year, around the world trip. Whilst travelling there seemed to be a common occurrence; visiting distilleries and trying local produce. The idea for Finders Distillery was born.

This little distillery is housed in an industrial unit in St Leonards, on Sydney's North Shore. It is at this location that every bottle of Finders Distillery product is produced.

They use a 300L copper pot still and create each batch individually. They run all of their ingredients in a single distillation, using an exact quantity of each ingredient to produce the perfect taste. They dilute the spirit to drinking strength using water that has been through a multi-stage filtration system. They then bottle, seal, label and package all products by hand, under the same roof.


Festival of Magic

World Festival of Magic 30th Anniversary

Our club is hosting its annual “World Festival of Magic” at the ICC Darling Harbour on Sunday, 13 December 2020. Covid19 based restrictions may mean that a pre-recorded performance will be streamed in place of a live show.

This is our third year hosting the festival for local special needs children and their families, giving them an opportunity to experience a World Class international magic show.

The event is produced by International Entertainment and marketed by Family Shows with ticket sales sponsored by the business community of Northern Sydney.

This year our major beneficiaries will be Your Side, Young Carers Program, providing support to young carers in Northern Sydney and Royal Far West providing health, education and disability services to children living in Rural and remote areas of Australia.

Find out more


Time 7:15am

Breakfast meetings

Zoom Call while COVID restrictions exist. If you want to attend click on the "Meeting and Contact Info" button in the heading and we will forward you the Meeting Id & Password.

Location: Piato Restaurant, 123 Blues Point Rd, McMahon’s Point

  • 11 Aug, Noel Phelan - History of Pilot Boats
  • 01 Sep, David Gallen & Ben Markos - Real Estate in COVID world 
  • 08 Sep, Sally Hetherington - Human & Hope
  • 15 Sep, TBA
  • 29 Sep, TBA
  • 06 Oct, TBA
  • 13 Oct, Marshall Dunn - Mental Health & Wellbeing

Social Dinner

Members, partners and friends all welcome

Subject  to COVID Restriction

Date: 22nd September

Time: 7pm

Location: TBA

25th August

Club Forum

Location: Zoom Call while COVID restrictions exist.

normally at Piato Restaurant, 123 Blues Point Rd, McMahon’s Point

Breakfast Meetings where we discuss and agree the organisation/projects to be supported and our plans to provide resources and/or funds to achieve it.


  • !8 Aug, John Zhang - Zone Update
  • 25 Aug, Club Forum
  • 20 Oct, Club Forum & Board Meeting

Location: Piato Restaurant, 123 Blues Point Rd, McMahon’s Point


The Club

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