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September Newsletter


Dates for the Diary

September

Monday, 4th Revert to summer uniform

Tuesday 12th COM meeting 1pm

Tuesday, 19th BBQ noon


November

Thursday 30th Christmas Party





New Email Address

It has become necessary to open a new email address. The new address is: edsacccroquet460@outlook.com Please do not use the old gmail address anymore as it will be closed down.





Introducing the COM for 2023-24


Anita Beer, Rhonda MacDiarmid, Alexis Dent, Sue Yule, Craig Fraser, Hazel Gibbons, Colin Gibbons.


President Report

Hi all, I am looking forward to the croquet year ahead of us.


I extend a big welcome to the two new faces serving on the COM for the first time. I am sure that Craig Fraser (Vice President) & Alexis Dent (Players Rep.) will add value to the committee along with the other hardworking members.


Plans for lawn renovations are taking place now. You will receive more information on this shortly.


I hope everyone enjoys their time spent at the club this coming year & if you have any issues or concerns please do not hesitate to raise them with me.


Colin Gibbons. President




From the Games Captain

Hi Members,


I look forward to the year ahead as your Games Captain. My sincere thanks to all those who have become part of the games team to assist with the daily draws and announcements. We also have some members who are learning the process of the daily draws so you will see them assisting at the draw table some mornings.


Mon: Anita Beer, Julie Miller, Sue Yule, Vicki Ford, Christine Burton

Tues: Laurice Rogers, Linda & Craig Fraser, Margot Castles, Lyn Maunder

Wed: Carol Bennett, Anita Beer

Thurs: Anita Beer, Sue Yule, Garry Castles, Alexis Dent, Lyn Maunder,

Brian Millanta

Fri: Diana Mears, Julie Miller


The daily timetable will remain as is until October when it will be revised in preparation for lawn renovation and daylight saving.

From Monday, 4th September, black pants are being replaced with white pants for summer uniform.

Sue Yule, Games Captain





Coaching News


Many members have joined in the on-going coaching sessions and have been able to revise stun shots, clearance shots, jump shots and gained some tactical tips.

Sessions were held recently for those who have joined our club during 2022/2023 to offer those members help with various aspects of their game and to think about developing some more advanced tactical moves.

A new group of beginners for Golf Croquet will commence on Thursday 31st August.

Sue Yule, Coaching Co-ordinator





Welfare


Carolyn McNamara is slowly on the improve and managing to walk a little easier.....it has been a long haul for her.


Kathy Porter has resumed her cancer treatment and our thoughts are with her as she continues on this arduous journey.


Anita Beer, Welfare Officer


Anita is currently experiencing some health issues of her own. We wish her a speedy recovery to her usual, active lifestyle.





Social BBQ


A poll at the August BBQ resulted in agreement to increase the cost for future BBQ's to $10 per head, to allow for a small profit to go back to the club.

The next BBQ will be held on Tuesday 19th September.


Cost - $10 and will be Souvlaki.


Please remember to pay before the date.


SAVE THE DATE- CHRISTMAS PARTY- Thursday 30th November


Linda Fraser, Social Co-Ordinator








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