Community News & Events at Castle Towers - Winter 2010 Edition
Sex and the City 2 - p2 What’s New - p3
Bandaged Bear Day - p2 Indulge Towers of Fun - p4
Julie Goodwin - p3 Hill Relay For Life - p4
@ the towers
welcome walking for the
Dear Hills Shire Residents, We have also had some very special Cancer Council
visitors to the Towers in recent months
Welcome to our Winter 2010 edition of
including an appearance by Julie
Towers Times, your guide to retailer and
Goodwin, Australia’s first MasterChef
community events @ the Towers.
who chatted with over 200 customers!
The first half of 2010 has been a busy time
In March, we hosted our inaugural Seniors
at Castle Towers with the addition of some
Shopping Day during Seniors Week,
great new stores to enhance your shopping
which drew great crowds to the Centre
experience. Our newest stores include
to enjoy a range of entertainment, events
Designer Forum, Angus & Robertson,
and special offers... read on for details.
Skechers, Mad Mex and the new Ingrid, Jason and supporters from
look Lattouf Hair Spa and Bras N Things. We hope you enjoy this edition of Castle Hill High School
Towers Times and look forward to The last edition of Towers Times
The Towers has hosted and supported
seeing you soon at the Towers! highlighted the story of Jason Francis,
some fantastic community events recently,
a 14 year old student at Castle Hill
including the Hills Relay For Life, the
High School and his family friend
Bathurst to Castle Hill Walk Fundraising
Ingrid Helff. Jason and Ingrid were
Days for the Cancer Council and the 21st Best Regards planning to walk 200km from Bathurst
Bandaged Bear Day in support of the Megan Zalloua to Castle Hill with the aim to raise
Children’s Hospital at Westmead. I would Senior Marketing Manager funds for the Cancer Council.
like to take this opportunity to thank all
Hills Shire residents for your support which We are happy to report that the
duo successfully walked over 200km
has assisted in raising much needed funds
from Sunday 9 to Sunday 16 May,
for these community organisations.
raising a grand total of $25,000.
A special fundraising event was held
red hat society gatherings at Castle Towers before the duo set
out on their adventure which raised
The Ladies in the Red Hat Society from Castle Hill, over $3,000 directly assisting the
Cherrybrook, Beecroft and Pennant Hills gather at Do Your Thing and Hills Relay For Life
the Towers monthly to indulge in cinema, food and charities.
good company. The Red Hat Society is the largest
international social organisation for women,
dedicated to making the world a better place for
members by actively promoting and supporting
fun, friendship, freedom, fulfillment and fitness as
The Ladies in the Red Hat Society from Castle well as demonstrating the value and contributions
Hill, Cherrybrook, Beecroft and Pennant Hills of women to society at large.
The group, also known as The Tantalising Tibouchinas with Taste is based on the
poem When I am old I will wear Purple and a Red Hat and that’s exactly what
Ingrid and Jason walk the final 100m
the ladies do! Members over the age of 50 must wear red hats and purple clothes,
while ladies under the age of 50 must wear lavender and a pink hat.
“The Queen” of the group, Chris from Castle Hill says, “We love the Towers, especially RELAY
Max Brenner and any shop that stocks red hats! Diva is our favourite for accessories, FOR LIFE
as you’re bound to find lots of colourful bling!”
To join The Red Hat Society or for more information, visit www.redhatsociety.com
Customer enquiries: 8858 9700 www.castletowers.com.au
sex and the City 2 @ event Cinemas
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Why not arrange a girls’ day or night
have to get away with the girls.
out and gather a group of friends for
the screening at Vmax or Gold Class? For reservations visit
If you really want to enjoy a true VIP www.eventcinemas.com.au
experience, then indulge yourself
with a Gold Class VIP experience
at Castle Towers.
Bandaged Bear day helps Kids in need
Friday 26 March marked the 21st who well and truly got into the spirit of the
anniversary of the Bandaged Bear Day day by bandaging his own arm and ear!
Appeal. Bandaged Bear Day is the major All proceeds from the sale of Bandaged
public appeal for The Children’s Hospital Bear Day merchandise at Castle Towers
at Westmead which raises much needed went straight to The Children’s Hospital
funds to help care for sick children. Our at Westmead.
very own Towers Ted and Bandaged Bear
Bandaged Bear Day has raised over $12
volunteers helped to sell merchandise on
million since its inception 21 years ago
Castle Towers Lower Level.
and funds raised are directed to the areas
The Bandaged Bear Day organisers of most need within the hospital.
Towers Ted and volunteers fundraising @ the Towers were pleased to welcome Towers Ted,
noni B Jumpers for Joy seniors shopping day
Noni B and Mission Australia once A Seniors Shopping Day was held
again collaborated by staging the at the Towers on Thursday 25 March
annual Jumpers for Joy charity drive in support of NSW Seniors Week.
event to benefit Australian families
The day was well received by our local
community and featured special offers,
From Monday 10 May until Friday 28 May free entertainment and giveaways.
customers were invited to bring old winter Event Cinemas also hosted a one-off
jumpers into Noni B to trade them in and screening of Gone with the Wind, with
receive discounts on new season stock. a complimentary morning tea.
The kind contributions were donated to Mission Australia who A highlight on the day was a live performance by The
provides support to individuals and families across Australia. Beatnix, an authentic Beatles tribute band, who treated
many senior shoppers to renditions of A Hard Day’s Night,
James Kindl, Noni B’s Managing Director said, “Noni B is very
Hey Jude, I Wanna Hold Your Hand and many more
proud to support Mission Australia. It is great to be running
Jumpers for Joy for the second year and we see it as a great
opportunity to make a real difference.”
Winter 2010 Edition Indulge @ the towers
MasterChef winner Julie goodwin Visits the towers
On Saturday 24 April Julie Goodwin, “It was a huge signing at Castle Towers -
Australia’s first MasterChef visited definitely Julie’s biggest thus far. What
Castle Towers meeting her fans and a great day.”
signing copies of her debut cookbook
The much anticipated cookbook is true to
Our Family Table.
the original concept, presenting a mouth-
Julie was met by a crowd of over watering assortment of recipes from Julie
200 eager fans, she was thrilled and her family, that are sure to be a hit at
with the response and her publishers your own family’s table. Our Family Table
announced... is available at Kmart, Castle Towers.
Julie Goodwin meets her young fans
look what’s new @ the towers
Over the past few months we’ve been very busy @ the Towers with the opening of some great new stores and the refurbishment
of some old favourites.
Mad Mex Fresh Mexican Grill Designer Forum Skechers
Mad Mex has a great passion for Designer Forum has now relocated to their Castle Towers is excited to welcome
Mexican food and culture and is now new store on Upper Level. The boutique an all new Skechers footwear store to
open serving authentic Mexican food offers a great range of leading fashion Upper Level. Skechers designs, develops
in The Piazza. Indulge your taste buds labels as well as personal styling services. and markets a diverse range of casual
with gourmet burritos, tacos, salsas and Best selling brands stocked include Camilla, footwear for men, women and children.
authentic slow roasted and grilled meats Sass & Bide, Woodford & Co, Gypsy 05, Skechers footwear is now available
that are made to order using only the Karen Walker, Zimmermann, Manning in their all new store now open at
freshest produce. Cartell, Alice McCall, Kirrily Johnston and Castle Towers.
Phone 8677 0932. many more. Phone 9894 2244. Phone 8850 6756.
Angus & Robertson Lattouf Hair Spa
Angus & Robertson, one of Australia’s Lattouf Hair Spa has recently
favourite book stores, has opened an relocated to a new and beautifully
exciting new store at Castle Towers, renovated store on Middle Level.
Middle Level. Specialising in creating the ultimate
hair and spa experience, Lattouf
Store Manager, Richard has been
personalise all treatments.
overwhelmed by the community
response; “It’s exciting to be part Rema Nassr, Manager of Lattouf
of a new store and receive positive Hair Spa is excited by customers’
feedback from so many customers. response to the new spa and said,
We encourage customers to come and see us for all “I would like to take this opportunity to thank all our loyal
the best stories.” With over 2.5 million stories to tell, customers who have made the last five years at Castle Hill
Angus & Robertson are sure to have the book you’re a wonderful and exciting time and invite you to experience
looking for and if not they are more than happy to the new Lattouf Hair Spa at Castle Towers.” To make an
order it in for you. Phone 8850 0633. appointment, phone 1300 36 37 37.
Winter 2010 Edition Indulge @ the towers
towers of Fun Kids Club
The Towers of Fun Kids Club with mascot Towers Ted has recently launched his very
Towers Ted, is a great way for families own interactive website - the ultimate fun
to keep up to date with all things kids at for kids! To visit Towers Ted’s Fun Corner
the Towers. with games, craft, colouring in, news and
more, click on the link at
The Towers of Fun Kids Club is for kids
up to 12 years of age. The club is free to
join and for a limited time only, each new Join now and indulge the kids with fun
member will receive a free gift! To join, events, exclusive invitations, special offers,
parents simply visit the Customer Service member birthday parties and more.
Desk on Upper Level or online at
hills relay For life Purple Parade rebel sport
Castle Towers showed its support for the Hills
Relay For Life by hosting the annual Purple Parade
in-centre. This initiative helps create awareness and Rebel Sport Castle Towers celebrated
raise funds for the Cancer Council. its 1st Birthday in March! The store
The Hills Relay For Life Purple Parade event was celebrated with a huge 4 day sale,
well received by the community with over 50 in-store appearances by HSBC
Castle Towers retailers and customers participating. Waratahs players and Tah Man and
Castle Towers also hosted a tent at the Hills Relay a Boxercise Class run by Jeff Fenech!
For Life major event on 15 and 16 May. Thank you Manager Mathew Gallagher had this
Towers Ted and the Jitterbugs at the to all retailers and residents who helped raise over message for Hills locals, “Thanks
Hills Relay For Life major event $161,000 for this worthy cause. to everyone who has supported
Rebel Sport since we opened last
Formal Fever @ the towers year and everyone who joined in
our 1st Birthday celebrations!”
Castle Towers is publishing its first Formal Fever Magazine
launching early July - a must have guide for every School
Formal attendee. There’s also a FREE Formal Fever Expo at
the Towers on 10 and 11 July including beauty and hair
workshops, formal styling tips, fashion parades, loads of
giveaways and great Formal ideas! Rebel 1st Birthday Offers
Castle Towers and Designer Forum are giving students the 20% OFF*
chance to win a fantastic prize including an Alex Perry All Football Boots
ready to wear gown to the value of $1,500. The competition FREE SOCCEROOS SCARF*
commences 1 July 2010 with entries closing 28 July 2010.
With Any Socceroos Jersey
Visit www.castletowers.com.au for more information.
Designer Forum located on Upper Level now carries *Offer valid until 30.06.10 or while stocks last.
Alex Perry ready to wear gowns. Phone 9894 2244.
JP Fundraising for Kids with Cancer
Every Tuesday and Friday, Castle Towers hosts local resident and Justice of the Peace, John Kilby.
John has happily certified documents for many Hills Shire residents over the past two years.
John not only provides this great community service on a voluntary basis, but he also assists
in raising vital funds for the Kids With Cancer Foundation. Through gold coin donations John
has raised almost $1,000 this year, a fantastic contribution.
If you require the services of a JP, visit John at the Customer Service Desk located on
Upper Level, each Tuesday and Friday from 1pm to 4pm.
Customer enquiries: 8858 9700 www.castletowers.com.au