ELTHAM SAVAGE CLUB FFEBRUARY NEWSLETTER
This is our first newsletter for 2019 and hope that you are all keeping fit and well, and enjoying the lovely
hot summer we are experiencing, I have managed to S Q U E E Z E into my swim suit (I think that maybe in shrunk over Winter) and have enjoyed cooling off at the beach and at the pool,so come on guys and gals get into you togs and cool off.
We had our first committee meeting on 20th and our people on the committee are : ARAKI – RICHARD ASKEW, RANGATIRA – COLLEEN CLARK, SECRETARY – PATSY
LAWSON , TREASURER TO BE APPOINTED, TOHUNGAS – GAVIN CLARK, SHIRLEY ORAM AND MARGARET KELLY, COMMITTEE MEMBERS, JANET CAMWELL, BILL ORAM, PEGGY VICKERS.
We have rather a busy year coming up so please take note
of these dates :
FIRST REHEARSAL 13th MARCH 10 A.M. DON’T FORGET TO BRING YOUR LUNCH.
BEE – WEDNESDAY 3RD APRIL AFTER REHEARSAL.
OPENING NIGHT – SATURDAY 6TH
APRIL AT 7.30 P.M.
SATURDAY 4TH MAY INWARD RAID FROM HAWERA.
JUNE INWARD RAID FROM GISBORNE
SATURDAY 6TH AND 7TH JULY, OUTWARD RAID TO MASTERTON
SATURDAY 2ND AUGUST KORERO
SATURDAY 7TH SEPTEMBER OUTWARD RAID TO HASTINGS
OCTOBER CLOSING NIGHT
WE ALSO WILL BE HOLDING A PUBLIC CONCERT (DATE TO BE CONFIRMED)
CAKE AND PRODUCE STALL IN CONJUNCTION WITH WOMAD FRIDAY 16TH
WESTERN GROUP MEETING 8TH MAY AT HAWERA.
CONFERENCE JUNE 2020 – BLENHEIM
Shirley advised that all bookings have been confirmed for this and if you still wish to attend give Shirley your name and she will put you on the reserve list.
Many thanks to Shirley for arranging these conference
bookings and accommodation for us as you can all imagine this is not an easy task and Shirley does it superbly, so thanks once again Shirley.
Also thank you to Peggy, Jenny and Patsy for distributing meals on wheels,
But as our members are getting thinner and thinner on the ground it was decided that our involvement in this cease as from now, our club has been involved in meals on wheels for a few years now.
Thank you Gavin and
Peter for cleaning the outside of our hall, and to Gavin and colleen for washing down the walls and generally tidying up and cleaning of our toilets.
RAFFLE PRIZES : It has been decided that the
Chief for the night be responsible for the purchase of the raffle prizes (this cost to come out of Club’s fund).
Shirley has volunteered to donate raffles for some of the other activities we have, and other dates raffle prizes to
be decided at that time.
SALES TABLE _ This will continue this year so please bring baking and produce to support this – it is a great money source for our club.
SUPPER MONITORS FOR OPENING NIGHT – Richard, Janet and Gavin.
Peggy is our kitchen supervisor.
It was great to hear the Jim Kemsley has now turned 100
years, Jim ad his late wife Mavis are honorary members of our club and out best wish go to Jim, Jenny Simpson also had a special birthday in January and enjoyed it with family and friends, well done Jenny, and any one else who has had a birthday, hope
that you all had a great day, and may you all have many more birthdays to come..
SUBS: $35.00 NOW DUE – IF NOT PAID BY 2ND
KORERO $10.00 WILL BE ADDED.
Our best wishes go to those members who have been unwell we wish you all a speedy recovery and hope that you can look forward to improving health this year.
Gordon’s wife tells him. You know you have ruined my birthday Don’t talk rubbish says Gordon I didn’t even know it was your birthday.
KEEP SMILING .........