President Gwen and the Committee of VWBC would like to express our best wishes to all, for the coming Festive Season, and look forward to 2018, and good bowling.
VWBC would like to extend our best wishes to our Past President Irene Landrigan and her husband Frank who are relocating to the Wollongong District to be closer to family. Your input at our Xmas Concerts and your presence will be missed on the green by your bowling mates. Enjoy the coast.
Valentine have completed all of our Championship Games for 2017.
Our winners were:
Major Singles Kay Johnston R/up Maree Vincent
Minor Singles Maxine Dunning, R/up Kim Nillesen
Club Championship Pairs Nancy Childs, Eunice Albert R/up Rose Wayland, Rhonda Littlewood
Club Championship Triples Nancy Childs, Eunice Albert, Heather Bree R/up Anna Harris, Dianne McCarthy, Maxine Dunning
Club Championship Fours Kay Johnston, Gwyn Garrett, Irene Shirlow, Loris Humphreys R/up Vicki Fletcher, Barbara Bell, Cheryn Derrick, Brenda Seery.
Mixed Fours Championship Jess Govan, Ian Macrae, Gae Macrae, David Govan (skip) defeated Jenny Baldwin, Alan Aurisch, Glenda Morgan, Paul Birt (skip)
Mixed Pairs Championship, Rhonda and Jack Littlewood defeated Barbara and Murray Bennett
LMDWBA MAJOR SINGLES. Rhonda Littlewood (Valentine) R/up Nancy Childs (Valentine)
LMDWBA Senior Pairs Frieda Wells, Janet Gray (Charlestown) R/up Kay Johnston, Gwyn Garrett (Valentine)
REGION 6 SINGLES CHAMPION Rhonda Littlewood
STATE Championship Singles Semi Finalist Rhonda Littlewood (Valentine)
VWBC Past Presidents Consistency, Gwyn Garrett R/up Vicki Fletcher
VWBC Edith Galt Consistency for Bowlers playing 5 years or under, Wendy Lesniak R/up Paulette Bignell
VWBC had representatives playing for LMDWBA against the Central Coast, Hunter District, Newcastle and the State Carnival during 2017.
VWBC Super 10’s was held on the 6/11/17 with teams adding up in grades to 10 or more, one 1st grade or one 2nd grade player and the rest of the team adding up to 10 or more. Teams attended from Charlestown, New Lambton, Adamstown and Kahibah. The overall winners Dale Cameron, Maxine Dunning, Janette Williams and Joan Granter (Valentine).
Melbourne Cup was enjoyed at VBC 7/11/17 with a great meal and dancing. Some members were lucky enough to pick a winner.
Valentine Bowling Club held a Kid’s Christmas Party on Sunday the 26th November, 2017 with Jumping Castles and slides for the Children and Santa arriving by boat. A fun day was enjoyed by the many who attended.
Our next Social Club mixed gala will be the 17th December, at 1pm. Come along in Christmas gear and have a fun day.
VWBC will hold a Xmas Gala the last game for the year 5th December and our Christmas Party will be held on the 12th December.
Bowls will commence for 2018 on the 9th January, and we look forward to the Pennants commencing on the 20th February.
For all who are not well we wish a speedy recovery, good bowling.
GO VALENTINE. Irene Robinson. Communication Officer.