Season Opening for 2018 – 2019

Metung held its Season Opening day on Sunday 9th September.  We were very pleased to have members of the EGBD (East Gippsland Bowls Division) executive, John & Fay Lewis with John Kool and Don Cameron, join us for the event.

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Proceedings were opened by our club president, Peter Attard before teams and rules of play were announced by selectors Chris Wain, Richard Dooley & Bernie Fitzgerald.

 

Life Member – June Beale rolled the kitty and Life Member Rae Whelan delivered the first bowl.

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The weather was kind and two enjoyable games were played.

Presentations followed with the winning team being Peter & Bernie Attard and Ian Twyerould.

Winners Bernie & Peter Attard & Ian Twyerould with Dorothy Schroeder & Bernie Fitzgerald
Bernie & Peter Attard and Ian Twyerould with Vice President Dorothy Schroeder and Selector Bernie Fitzgerald.

Runners-Up were Richard & Barb Dooley and Ernie Banks.

Runners-up Richard & Barb Dooley & Ernie Banks with Dorothy Schroeder & Bernie Fitzgerald
Richard Dooley, Ernie Banks & Barb Dooley with Dorothy Schroeder & Bernie Fitzgerald.

Presentations were also made to Dorothy Schroeder and June Beale who have recently moved to new homes outside of Metung, but who will continue to be membes of the club.

President - Peter Attard, Vice President - Dorothy Schroeder & Life Member - June Beale
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Dorothy Schroeder & June Beale
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EGBD President, John Lewis, also took the opportunity to announce that Dorothy Schroeder has been awarded the Volunteer Of The Year Award for both the East Gippsland Bowls Division and the Gippsland Region.

EGBD Pres - John Lewis presents Dorothy Schroeder with EGBD & Gipps Region Volunteer of the Year award #2
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A group photo was taken of all the members who attended.

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Afterwards the members and guests enjoyed a relaxed evening and an enjoyable meal together.

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