Bob Montgomery left Darwin on Monday, 14 May, at 645am for Day 1 of his epic ride from Darwin to Perth. It was the first day and all were a bit anxious. It turned out to be a pretty tough day 114km and in hot conditions. All went well and Bob had a good rest and meal that night at Adelaide River Roadhouse.
A Trivia Night was held on Cornflower Blue Day during MND Week in Canberra. Fiona Heathcote who organised the event said of the night, "The 2017 HPRG Social Club Trivia Night saw an exciting night of facts, fundraising and frivolity at the ‘Heroes and Villains’ themed event held on Friday 12 May. A total of $2,618.55 was raised for MND NSW. Congratulations go to the graduate team of ‘We Are Groot’ who came away with the coveted golden microscope after some fierce trivia competition. A huge thank you goes out to everyone who attended and gave so generously, as well as the Social Club and others who volunteered their time and efforts to make the night such an outstanding success." A big thank you to Fiona and everyone who attended for their support.