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The Bondi Surfer No. 91
27 June 2019
Photo: Standing ovation for outgoing President Jacob Waks at Saturday’s Presentation Night
Intro & Welcome
What a night we had on Saturday. The Blue Room was packed, with well over 150 people in attendance for our annual Awards Night. We celebrated the achievements of our members across all areas of the Club.
Our two highest awards were:
The majority stayed to enjoy the band, with a few still celebrating well after close.
Our IRB team have been working hard in their first Season back to racing, with already a few good results. A special thanks to Alex Ayscough for championing it.
Remember to get your renewal in while Early Bird fees are still on!
See you all at the AGM on 21 July at the Club.
Events & Reminders
Find more information on the club Facebook page.
Notice of the 112th Annual General Meeting And Financial Report
Due notice is hereby given that the 112th Annual General Meeting of Bondi Surf Bathers’ Life Saving Club, Inc. will be held at the Clubhouse, Queen Elizabeth Drive, Bondi Beach on Sunday, 21 July 2019 from 2:00 pm.
Please find below the nomination form for the election of Directors and Office Bearer positions. Nominations close at 4:00 pm on Friday, 12 July.
Also, should there be any Notice of Motion for inclusion as special business to be put before the AGM, such notices must be received by the Club Office no later than 4:00 pm on Monday, 1 July.
Please submit any Office Bearer nomination forms or Special Motions to the Club Office by hand or via email to manager.
2019/20 Season Membership Fees
It’s that time again. Friendly reminder to pay your membership fees before our AGM on Sunday, 21 July 2019. We do encourage you to renew your membership on or before 20 July 2019 to benefit from the Early Bird pricing.
Any memberships not renewed by 31 July 2019 will be archived and access tags deactivated.
Congratulations to the 2018/19 Club Awards recipients
Patrol Season has ended
Our Patrol teams will resume duties next Season. Until then, stay safe on the beach.
Marketing & Sponsorship
For great Clubbie discounts, look out for the Bondi sticker at friendly local businesses!
Director of Marketing, Sponsorship and Merchandise
Bondi’s IRB team brings home Bronze
Congratulations to the 35 Plus Men’s Tube team (Damien Woods, René Prochnow, Tom Wetula, Kristy Smith, Jack Collins, Richard Hamilton, and Brad Ellison) for achieving a Bronze Medal for overall point score at the 2019 SLSNSW IRB Premiership rounds. The team came 16th out of 23 teams in their first Season.
A team of 21 IRB racers head off to the NSW IRB Championships at Cape Hawke next weekend. Good luck to all!
Enter now: NSW Pool Rescue Championships
The NSW Pool Rescue Championships are coming up in mid-July. We had our biggest team last year and are looking to get even more people involved in pool rescue.
Saturday, 13 July 2019: U11, U12, U13, U14, U15 events.
Entries are due by Friday, 29 June. Submit your entry now.
Pool rescue training sessions
We are running two training sessions to practice skills before the Championships. The dates are Saturday, 29 June and Saturday, 6 July, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. We will train at St. Catherine’s School Pool in Waverley.
To get to the pool, enter via the black gate behind the bus stop on Macpherson Street. It’s an outdoor pool, so bring extra layers to put on: we will be in and out of the pool.
Education Team of the Year!
At the Branch Awards of Excellence last month, Bondi was awarded the Team of the Year for the Education team – thanks to all the trainers and assessors who delivered this massive program.
Please keep an eye out for courses through the winter and prior to the 2019/2020 season.
Upcoming Social Events
Beach Tech 3
BSBLSC is holding the third installment of Beach Tech on Saturday, 13 July, 2:00 pm-4:00 pm in the Main Hall.
Eight Surf Lifesavers are presenting their work for 10 minutes, with a 5 minute audience Q&A.
Any lifesavers who would like to present on your work in Tech/ Digital companies and/or startups, contact James Stewart (jhes2011) with you structure to cover: who you are/your background, what you do, what is the project/what do you work on, why does it matter, what next in the project, any asks/assistance you’d like with it.
Comedy for a Cause
Warm yourself up this winter as well as raising vital funds for the Club!!
There are hundreds of $$$$$ worth of prizes to be won, including Lets Go Surfing vouchers, gym membership and massages vouchers!!!!
See you at 7:00 pm Friday, 26 July in the Main Hall.
To make this event even more amazing please tell EVERYONE!! Your patrols, bronze groups, friends, family, colleagues, sporting teams, and neighbours!
Tickets: $35 adults $30 Club members $20 students available from https://comedyforacause.net/tc-events/bondisurf/
15+ event (mild course language)
Additionally, if you would like to donate to the raffle or auction, please contact Anna (social) or Anne-Marie (annemarie.kruk)
For more information visit the Facebook event page https://www.facebook.com/events/603905106797165/
Winter Office Hours
ARTICLES FOR THE SURFER
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Phone: +61 2 9300 9279
Office Bearers 2018-2019
Bondi Surf Life Saving Club
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