HESKETH ARMS NEWSLETTER – MARCH 2019
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Many thanks to all those who attended the Club’s AGM, held on Monday 18th February at the Churchtown Conservative Club. We are grateful to the Conservative Club for allowing us to use their excellent facilities.
The meeting concluded with the announcement that Bill Nowell and Ray Sutton had been granted Honorary Life Membership of the Club in recognition of their longstanding and loyal service, both having been team captains and served on the Committee. Bill was Club President in 2013/2014 and Ray in 2015/2016. Congratulations to both on this well-deserved honour.
The green will be open to members from Saturday 30th March.
The first club event of the season will be a Round Robin, to be held on Sunday 31st March, starting at 2.00 pm.
The popular midweek Round Robins will commence on Tuesday 2nd April. These events, hosted by Peter and Lynne Smith, will then take place every Tuesday and Friday throughout the season, commencing at 10.00 am. Please arrive in good time to allow the draw to take place. These friendly sessions are ideal for new and experienced bowlers alike and are an excellent way of meeting other club members.
Members are reminded that subscriptions for the 2019 season are now due:-
Full Membership – £45.00 ; Social Membership – £25.00 ; Junior Membership – £17.50
Full Membership applies to those members playing for one or more of the league teams and includes the payment of league fees and cost of fixture books/cards.
Social Membership is available to members who wish to play on a casual basis.
Please forward payment to :- Mike Milne, 20 Coudray Road, Southport PR9 9NL
The Club will again be running eleven teams in various local leagues in 2019. If anyone is interested in joining a team, they should contact the captain of the team they would like to play for or any officer of the Club. The details of our league teams, along with the captains’ contact numbers are :-
EAGLES (Premier) – Chris Harding 07761733024
HARRIERS (Premier) – Jason Chapman 07514595284
FALCONS (1st) – Jeff Brown 01704 214104
VULTURES (1st) – Chris Harding 07761733024
OSPREYS (2nd) – Mark Rowlinson 07763176455
KESTRELS (1st) – Malcolm Hodge 01704 545545
HAWKS (1st) – George Hitchmough 07977500131
SOUTHPORT PARKS LEAGUE
KITES (1st) – John Unsworth 07722884581
SOUTHPORT VETS LEAGUE
MERLINS (2nd) – George Hitchmough 07977500131
HOBBIES (2nd) – Roger Van Beever 01704 211978
OWLS (3rd) – Sue Davies 07473767558
Sunday 31st March – Round Robin 2.00pm start
Sunday 14th April – Rose Bowl (Singles Handicap) 12 noon start
Please note that the green will unavailable for use by members on Sunday 7th April, as it is being used to host the Southport Champions Trophy. Spectators will be welcome, play starts at 11.00am