Bruce’s Weekly Update 3rd February 15

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Hello all members, sponsors & patrons

We are always trying to improve our communication, so this weeks newsletter is again something new… 

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Bowls

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Doug Meyers has resigned as Club Captain for the Men’s bowls as he now resides in Mandurah.  Rob Pollard will be taking up the position as acting Captain for the remainder of the season.  Thank you Doug for all your time and effort.

Good luck to Mike Brown, Merv Mott, Dennis Frost & Ben Tas who were selected to play in the Inter zone Round Robin being played at Middleton Beach in Albany this weekend.

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CROQUET

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Congratulations to David Morris and Raelene Willis, who have made it into the Club’s Association Croquet

Singles Finals. After two blocks of Round Robin games, in the first semi-final , David played Barbara Miller winning 26 hoops to 6. In the second, Raelene beat Helen South 16 – 15 in a close fought game.

The Croquet Section is now preparing to play the first competition of 2015, the Ricochet Doubles.

Watering has begun on the new croquet court

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 Piano for Sale

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The Club has decided to sell it’s Cable Nelson piano for $1500.  It is being offered to Club members first before the public.  If you are interested in purchasing, please contact Bruce at the Club

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Busy Bar on Friday

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It was an extremely busy Friday last week.  Around 200 friends and relatives attended the wake of Doug Penfold at the Club. It was a very light hearted and enjoyable time to remember him.

I would like to thank Leanne, Frank & Jai for their herculean effort on Friday and Ben Tas for his continued help on Friday night.

DDCC Life Member Daphne Blythe passed away recently.  We would like to wish her family and friends all the best in these sad times.

Friday Night Dinner

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Kirsty is back cooking  at the club this Friday evening.  We have been enjoying good numbers on Friday nights which looks certain to continue.  Please have your bookings in by midday Friday to avoid disappointment. Bookings can be made by Clicking Here or via email manager@dunsboroughcountryclub.org.au or telephone 97553250 or the booking sheet in the foyer.

Friday Night menu – 6th February 2015

Chef : Kirsty Gutteridge

Main Course :  Seared herbed beef with spicy capsicum salsa,

roasted chats potatoes, caponata & rocket salad.

Vegetarian Option (please pre-order) : Beetroot & goats cheese jalousie

Dessert : Warm orange, lemon &almond pudding with vanilla ice cream.

Adults:  $22.00    Children (under 12):  $14.00

To book your table Click Here

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The Members $1300 Jackpot draw was won on Friday by Cycling Club President Chris Parkinson.  Congratulations.  The jackpot will begin at $300 this Friday.  Members must be financial and present to claim.  The draw will be held in the club rooms between 5.30pm – 6.30pm.

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Keep Smiling!

Bruce Taylor