A big thank you to members Gordon Oliver and Clive Williams for the very impressive (Belated) Bastille Day Honours Presentation
It was pretty windy but e had a good day at the Open day and attracted a few new interested parties.
Outdoor Furniture project.
A lot of work has gone into building the tables and benches for the Piste area. There are pictures at the Club’s website. www.smythesdalepetanqueclub.net/news (scroll down a couple of stories We will install them next week.
Everyone based locally has contributed to the 100 hours of in kind work we needed to do as our contribution to the Grant. But special mention to El Presidente, John Sexton, who has done all the metal fabrication - a massive job. 450 welds or thereabouts. Check out the photos at the website. More will be published when we do the instal.
Intra Club Open Day
As mentioned last month, we are having a casual day for club members, their family and friends and anyone else interested to come along and have a go. Its Sunday 24th September. Flyer attached (also published at the website). Can you indicate if you are able to come? Hit Reply all and tell us whether you can. Should be good day.
This is scheduled for Saturday Oct 7th. A Flyer for this is also attached (and on the website). Again can you let me know ASAP whether you want to play. Hit Reply and let me know. I’ll be publishing the event on mypetanque.com in the next day or two and its likely to book out quickly (24 teams max). If you aren’t a licence player we can fix that up - so don’t let that hold you back.
Other items of interest
Congrats to Chris Przygoda who participated n the St Kilda Club’s winter competition over a number of Sundays. Chris came in 8th out of about 50 participants. Great work Chris.
We continue to have practice at the Club Piste every Friday from 3 pm. Come along if you are able.
The Club recently received grants from the Golden Plains Council and the Strengthening Communities Federal Government program to construct and install some out door furniture and shading for the Club's playing Surface at Recreation Reserve. The pictures below show some of the construction activities. The furniture will be installed in time for this year's Open day on September 2017.
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