Weekly News Bulletin – 20 April 2015

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Yamba SLSC Boaties will again participate in the Yamba Dawn Service on ANZAC Day. This year crews from other surf clubs will be joining them in a pre-dawn row out and raising of the oars as part of the dawn service.  See photo below of Yamba Boat Crews participating in the 2013 Anzac Day Dawn Service.

Anzac Day 2013 at Yamba

The G100 team is experiencing a trip of a life time taking part in the ANZAC Centenary in Turkey. You can follow their journey via their blog https://yambag100.wordpress.com/

The following courses are being held by the Branch: Spinal Management (30th May) and First Aid (31st May). These courses are free for all members; please contact the office ASAP if you would like to attend.

There was only a small field of 14 swimmers in Sundays Carl Schaeffer Handicap Swim. Peter Humphries, off 90 seconds, took out first place, Bobbie Winger, off 30 seconds, was second and Jane Lawrence, off 110 seconds, third. This weekend is the last handicap swims for this season, with a swim on both Saturday and Sunday.

This is the final week to grab a pair of Yamba SLSC girls and ladies Finz swimwear at the greatly reduced price of $30. Call into the office before the sale finishes on Sunday afternoon!

Yamba SLSC meat raffles are on every Saturday evening at the Yamba Golf and Country Club. Anne and Brian Jones and Bill Onslow will be selling tickets from 5:30pm with the draw staring at 6:30pm. Go along and try you luck!

This weekend is the final for volunteer patrols until September. Thank you to our volunteer patrol members for all their time and effort this season. Patrols for this weekend are:

Saturday 25th 9-12.30pm Patrol 10– Andrew Morris, Tony McFarlane, James Brodin, Teagan McFarlane, Sally Gilbert, Bella Gilbert, Ben Webster, Darby Essex, Elaina Cormick, Brianna McFarlane, Todd Ives, Lachlan McFarlane, Max Gilbert.

Saturday 25th 12.30-4pm Patrol 1- James Ryan, Sean Leonard, Nick Plummer, Kerry Lee, Thomas Dougherty, Noah Hodgson, Deborah Morfett, Jack Leonard, Jack Brighton, Shannon Colwell.

Sunday 26th 9-12.30pm Patrol 2- Mitch Imeson, Luke Patricks, Katie Becker, Cathy Felmingham, Pierre De Billot, Molly Sanders, Ellie Felmingham, Xahlia Pashen, Luke Hitchings, Kirsten O’Connor.

Sunday 26th 12.30-4pm Patrol 3- Matthew Saunders, Marty Dougherty, Daniel Connors, Jill Ennever, Belinda Bock, Rebecca Clout, Max Normand, Jesse Holloway, Jasmin Ives.

Yamba SLSC thanks all their sponsors for their continued support. Sponsors for the 2014/15 season are Gold – Elders Real Estate Yamba, Clarence Valley Council, Yamba Golf & Country Club; Silver – Waratah Constructions, Westlawn Finance, Yamba Shores Tavern, The Yulgilbar Foundation, Coopers Premium Beverages, Pacific Hotel, The Northern Network, Yamba Bowling Club; Bronze – Harwood Hotel, Clarence Valley Review, Maclean Variety Meats, Belinda’s Store, The Daily Examiner, Yamba Lions, Yamba Rotary, Radio 2GF, Coastal Views, Crowe Horwath.

The 2014/15 Yamba Nipper sponsors are Yamba Flooring Xtra, SunSense Sunscreen, Stand Up Paddleboards Yamba, SeaFire Restaurant @ Yamba Golf & Country Club, Sassafras Pasta and Pizza Restaurant, Yamba Physiotherapy, Signcraft, Maclean Variety Meats and Back Home Bakery.