Bruce’s Weekly Update 17th May 2016

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Hello Members, Sponsors & Patron

TO ALL MEMBERS- PLEASE READ
The DDCC has changed it’s Membership format as of the 1st of July 2016.
Firstly every Adult Member must become an Ordinary Member of the Club allowing all Members to
have eligible access to Club facilities ( i.e. purchase drinks at the bar, attend Friday evening meals,
attend Tapas on Sat & Sun, vote at the AGM of the Club, serve on Committees and select sports
they would like to join.) Ordinary Membership fee is $50.
Once an Ordinary Member you can then choose the section sports you wish to participate in and
pay the respective fees.
FEES-adult
BOWLS-$150
CROQUET- $125
CYCLE-$20
GOLF- $180
TENNIS – Organized Play -$170
– Casual Play-$50
If adults wish to play more than one sport then their total fees are capped at $200. They must use
the section ADULT SPORT OPTIONS CAPPED in their profile/membership in Wild Apricot.
FEES -junior
Juniors do not pay an Ordinary Fee
CROQUET-$20
CYCLE-$10
GOLF-$20
TENNIS-$20
If juniors wish to play more than one sport then their total fees are capped at $40. They must use
the section JUNIOR SPORT OPTIONS CAPPED in their profile/membership in Wild Apricot.
WILD APRICOT- MEMBERSHIP PROGRAMME
The Wild Apricot programme is being introduced this July as the number of members is getting too
large to handle on an excel sheet!!
This programme will automatically (date orientated) send out your Membership renewal invoice,
renewal reminders, overdue reminders and lapsed membership (if one month overdue). It will
automatically activate your Membership, once payment is made, and send you a receipt. It will
allow you to pay online using direct debit, Credit Card or Paypal. It will allow you to keep your
details up-to-date (email address, phone, mailing address, etc). It will allow new Members to join
online. It will allow section administrators to send information to sections only, if required.
HOWEVER one problem is that EACH PERSON (ADULT OR JUNIOR) MUST HAVE A UNIQUE
EMAIL OF THEIR OWN. This means that families will require emails for their children. These
emails do not need to be in the child’s name. They can be a variant of the parent’s emails or some
people may have a number of emails that could be used for the child. The reason for this is that
Wild Apricot uses your email address as the “username” to login to your profile. These email
addresses will only be used within Wild Apricot and mostly it will be used by yourself to login to
your own profile. The only other time it will be used is if section administrators need to advise of
something happening at the Club for that section. Email addresses will not be passed on to
anywhere or anyone. In fact you can go into your profile and set your own privacy settings.
If you need to set up any new email addresses gmail is an easy one to do by going into
google.com or your email provider usually allows you to add around 5 email addresses without
charge.
SO TO HELP SET THIS UP HAVE YOU
1. provided a unique email address for each Member in your family? email asap to
membership@dunsboroughcountryclub.org.au
2. received your Membership activation by email from Wild Apricot and then clicked on the link
https://dcc.wildapricot.org/Sys/ResetPasswordRequest to set your password up-then just follow
what it says to do- it is not hard!
3. logged in at https://dcc.wildapricot.org/ with your username (email address) and
password to edit your profile information and made sure your sport selections are
correct. Your invoice will be created using this information so need to ensure it is
correct.
4. Done this before the 1st of June as this is when the July renewals will be automatically
sent out for payment by the 1st of July.
Should anyone have any problems please
A huge Thank You to those people who have already completed their passwords and
updated their profiles. THANKS!!!
Vicki Frost
DDCC Membership

Clubs WA Awards
Clubs WA have advised that The Dunsborough and Districts Country Club has successfully been selected as a finalist in the the following categories:

  • Club of the Year (Medium)
  • Best Club Function Facility Award (Medium)
  • Best Club Chef’s Competition
  • Volunteer Contribution by Greg Banfield
  • Volunteer Contribution by Raelene Willis.
  • Best Product Supplier of the Year – CUB (Jason Lane)

A representative from Clubs WA, Greg Oliver, visited the Club on Friday May 13 to carry out an assessment of “Club of the Year” and “Best Club Function Facility” Awards.

He and his wife also attended the Friday evening Club dinner. The Club décor, set up by the Croquet section to suit Friday 13th was excellent. A big thanks to the Croquet section and to those who put in the extra effort to attend the dinner.

The outcome for Members Choice Nomination closed on Monday 16 and finalists for this Award should be released some time this week.

The Good Old Days of Dunsborough

We would like to invite you to an event that is being held at the Dunsborough and Districts Country Club on Thursday 26th May, 5.30pm, entitled

The evening is an informal get-together of community members, to reminisce and tell tales of the developing years of our town.

There are so many of you whom we know would have great anecdotes to share. To kick the evening off we have booked 10 or so willing story tellers, and will follow on with an ‘open-mike’ session whereby anyone is welcome to share a tale or two.

We would love you to join us and be part of this oral history of Dunsborough. Please feel free to invite friends or family along. It should be a laugh!

You can register by emailing me at admin@dycci.com.au or by phoning 0428229445. The entry is $20

Special request– if you have any photos of days gone by can you please contact me and I can arrange to collect them, scan and return to you. I’m hoping to put a slide show together for the evening.

Look forward to seeing you there!

Trish Flower 

Executive Officer

Dunsborough Yallingup Chamber of Commerce & Industry (Inc)

M: 0428229445  |  Email: admin@dycci.com.au

www.dycci.com.au   |   PO Box 146, Dunsborough WA 6281

 

100 CLUB Draw
Next Draw is Thursday 19th of May at 4pm
at the Club
Good Luck to All!!

Bowls News

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Men’s BOWLS

Men’s new club shirt.

Kevin Gibb has six different size shirts for men to try on to ensure correct sizing.  The order will be placed within a month so it is very important that all men contact Kevin to give him their correct size.  Please do not assume that your “large” will be the right size, this sizing is different, in fact it is quite generous so it may be that some men may take a smaller size.

For those who cannot be there to try the tops on the sizes are as follows:-

In cm’s.  Half chest first then centre back length.

XS:50/70.5;  S:53/72; M:56/73.5; L:59/75; XL:62/78; 2XL:65/81; 3XL:68/84; 4XL:72/86; 5XL:76/88

Results.

Thursday May 12th.

Winners G Robinson and G Benn with R Wilson, B Hitsert and M Finney the runners-up.  The consolation prize was awarded to M Lumrus and B Bass whilst the coverted MB award was presented to K Holyoake, G Reynolds and D Sharpe.

Saturday May 14th.  Seventeen Thursday bowlers had a great time in the sun.  Two teams had two wins with the exact same shots up and ends won so equal prize was given to Judy Henderson/Hans Queckfeldt and Jean Kelly/Garry Robinson.

Bowlers : In the pipeline is a concert by Keith Potger original member of The Seekers.  K Gibb is finalizing things and dates yet to be confirmed.  Be aware of this and look out for all the advertising.  Tickets will be limited and people will need to get in quick to ensure booking.

“Keith’s solo performances appeal to audiences for whom his music is a breath of fresh air: the fans who appreciate the man and his guitar (and boy, can he play that 12 string!). As a founding member of the internationally famous The Seekers, he is known to countless fans and this is obvious in the welcome given to him by audiences round the world.

Usually made up of two 45 minute sets, Keith’s program contains some old favourites from The Seekers, a touch of Nashville, some beautiful original ballads from his three solo CDs and a few covers of hits from the 1960s to the 1980s that appeal to the generation who

grew up with their folks playing The Seekers albums. Throughout his show, Keith shares some amusing anecdotes from over 50 years on the international music scene.

In all, this is an up-beat, heart- warming event that leaves audiences reliving their memories of the past while sharing the joy of new beginnings that are the hallmarks of Keith Potger’s solo concerts.”

 

 

Golf News

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Men’s Golf Section

Coming Events

Wednesday  19 May    Scroungers   

                                            100 Club Draw   No 2

Saturday         21  May  Stroke Round One   Championship  

                                              Sponsor  Clive Williams     Thanks Clive.

Tuesday          24 May   Vets  at Donnybrook

Wednesday    25 May   Scroungers  

Saturday          28 May   Stb 

 Scroungers Results  Wed  11 May

It was a welcome return to Golf and form for Mike Brown who carded 36 points to win the day from an in form Terry Sanbrook on 34 points.

Jim  Parry continues to keep his eye in  with his longest Putt on No 18.

 Saturday  14 May    Result

One of our new Members  , Mal Williamson , mastered the course for the day with a score of  40 points.  Mal also had the longest putt on No 18. Well done Mal!

Runner up with consistent play, was Peter Jordan on 35.

 Course Work

Burn  Off      We hope to have a permit in hand to carry out a stockpile burn and

                         Fairway  edgings in the next few days – will keep you posted if you                              .                        can assist- Thanks in anticipation.

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Number 13. Our water hazard
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Number 17 Tee

Good Golfing       Ron Carmody

Ladies Golf.

NINE HOLES

Sixteen Nine hole Ladies played a stroke and putting competition on Tuesday 3rd May.

Winner for the day was Jill Winter with 35 1/2 , and Joan Embry was runner up with 38 points.

May Armstrong won the putting with 13 putts.

Tuesday 10th May saw Mary Hummerston, Sue Hart and Jean MacBeth winners of the Ambrose competition.

EIGHTEEN HOLES

May 5th saw 17 players for the Captain and Vice Captain’s trophy. This was a stableford competition,

In the A grade our Captain Vicki added to her wins with 38 points. Runner-up was Dot Carmody 36 points.

B grade winner was Jean James with a massive 42 points .

Aileen Morris was the runner-up on a countback from Lorraine Lewis, both on 37 points.

Best 2nd shot on no 12 for the A grade was won by Nancy Williams, and best 2nd shot on 9 for the B grade was won by Joan Waugh.

May 12th was a stroke competition and the 1st Silver Spoon round, with 14 players taking part.

Gross winner was Daisy Grist with 94 strokes.

Nett winner was Aileen Morris with 68 nett and she was also the winner of the Silver Spoon.

Runner up was Dot Carmody on a  countback from Lorraine Lewis with 69 points.

Daisy Grist, Dot Camody and Gay Growden all had 28 points in the A Grade.

May Armstrong won the B grade putting with 31 putts.

PENNANTS

On Monday 9th May Dunsborough Country Club hosted the pennant competition, with 6 competing teams from Manjimup, Augusta, Bunbury, Dunsborough Lakes and Busselton.

Our team consisted of Vicki Frost, Aileen Morris , Dot Carmody, Lorraine Lewis and Lyn Flugge. They were successful in winning 4 matches to 1. Congratulations!!

Dunsborough Country Club have forfeited pennants against Bunbury on Monday 16th as they were unable to field enough players.

Thanks to the helpers and to those who contributed soup and sandwiches.

Fashion parade.

The fashion Parade held on Wednesday 4th May was a great success. Five models showed off the clothing from Eloise fashions.

105 tickets were sold, and all enjoyed a roast dinner with sticky date pudding to follow.

We have had only good comments, so congratulations to all involved.

Thought of the week: – Of all the things you wear, your expression is the most important.”

 

 DUNSBOROUGH & DISTRICT
COUNTRY CLUB
JUNIOR GOLF
COACHING AND PLAY
DDCC Junior Golf Coaching Sundays at 10am
The DDCC Junior Golf will commence weekly from Sunday 29th
of May 2016. We have Steve Dartnall who plays golf in the
Australin Open and other prestigious events who has
volunteered to coach both adults and Juniors on Sundays that
he is available-these dates will be announced. The Junior
coaching will be free as we have a very generous person who
has offered to pay for Steve’s coaching for the Juniors. Very
lucky and a great opportunity for Juniors!!
The weeks that Steve is not available Juniors will have local
coaching and practise skills prior to playing a game of golf.
The Club does have a number of junior golf sets available for
use or you may have your own.
To join the Junior programme each Junior would be asked to
become a Member of DDCC for $20 per year.
If you have a Junior (between 8 and 18) who would like to join
the Junior Golf programme please contact Vicki Frost
0428649810 or email frostdv@sctelco.net.au

Cycle Club News

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WED pm Mountain Bike Ride time change – 4.20pm for a 4.30 pm start from Dunsborough Country Club.

FAST intermediate 80 to 90 min ride with Jess’s favorite hills out to Eagle Bay included.

BYO lights recommended.

See you there, Helen

Friday Night Dinner 

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Friday night meals are available between 5.30pm & 8.00pm.  Tapas is available Saturday & Sunday 4.30pm to 7.30pm.  Please book your table.

Friday Night Menu

20th May 2016

Chef Hamish Mcleay

Chinese crispy twice cooked chicken.  Five spice & plum sauce, aromatic salad.  $22
Yellow curry of hapuka, rice & herbs, tangy flavours of Thailand.  $22
Free range pork, slow cooked in mexican flavours (mild) pulled with rice & blackbeans.  $22
Vegetarian lasagne with fresh pasta, vegetables, mozarella & pinenuts.  $20

Lemon tapioca dessert with coconut milk & pineapple.  $7

Email: manager@dunsboroughcountryclub.org.au

To book your table Click Here

Friday Night Jackpot

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The Jackpot Draw on Friday night was not won.  The draw this Friday will be for $400. Members must be financial and present to claim.  The Jackpot is drawn between 5.30pm and 6.30pm in the Clubroom bar.

Keep Smiling!