Weekly News Bulletin – 23 March 2015

Apr 5, 2015 in Weekly News Bulletin by

Congratulations to Yamba SLSC’s newest patrol members. Tim Berry, Chris Moran, Bella Gilbert, Morgan Holloway, Rory Frazer and Kirsten O’Connor successfully completed their Bronze Medallion on Sunday and Taylah Sutherland, Lachie McFarlane and Max Gilbert were successful in gaining their Surf Rescue Certificate. Thank you to Rhys Comerford and Alan Schofield for a great job in training another successful group of members for assessment.

Bronze and SRC squad 2

Photo   Back Row L-R:  Tim Berry, Chris Moran, Bella Gilbert, Morgan Holloway, Rory Frazer, Alan Schofield
             Front Row L-R:  Kirsten O’Connor, Taylah Sutherland, Lachlan McFarlane, Max Gilbert, Rhys Comerford

Kalani Ives took out the Carl Schaeffer Handicap Swim on Sunday morning. Conditions were flat and despite the rain there were plenty of starters for this popular surf race. Second place went to Alan Lawrence with Bobbie Winger crossing the finish line in third.

Yamba Nippers End of Season Presentation and Celebration is on this Saturday 28 March, at the Clubhouse starting at 4pm. A BBQ will follow the presentation.

Yamba SLSC meat raffles are on every Saturday evening at the Yamba Golf and Country Club. Greg Wyllie, James Ryan, Mark Gillespie and Mitch Imeson will be selling tickets from 5:30pm with the draw staring at 6:30pm. With 33 meat trays up for grabs, come along and try you luck!

Yamba Surf Club bar is open every Sunday afternoon 3-6pm. With a great range of cold drinks, fantastic views and football playing on the TV it’s a great way to spend a Sunday afternoon!

Thank you to our volunteer patrols who continue to monitor Main Beach in all conditions. Patrols for this weekend are:

Saturday 28th 9-1pm Patrol 1- James Ryan, Sean Leonard, Nick Plummer, Kerry Lee, Thomas Dougherty, Noah Hodgson, Deborah Morfett, Jack Leonard, Jack Brighton, Shannon Colwell

Sunday 29th 9-12.30pm Patrol 2- Mitch Imeson, Luke Patricks, Katie Becker, Cathy Felmingham, Pierre De Billot, Molly Sanders, Ellie Felmingham, Xahlia Pashen, Luke Hitchings.

Sunday 29th 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.

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.

All club information, including newsletters, membership details, training courses and coming events, is available on the website yambaslsc.com.au

The club office is open on Monday 9am-12 noon, Tuesday 2:30pm- 5:30pm and Friday 10am – 2pm.