Baxter takes over past presidents helm

PRESIDENT John Baxter will lead the Port Curtis Branch of Queensland Past Presidents for the next 12 months. The branch held its annual general meeting and election of officers at the Alumina Bowls Club on Monday.

Elected were: Immediate past president Bill V Cavanagh; patron Mal Onions (1992 -2005); president John Baxter; vice presidents Rex Gillis, Joe Kirwin; secretary/ treasurer Pat Fleming (1996-2005); game's directors Bert Townsend and Bob Baker; state delegate Aub Fritz; auditor Col Tummon; publicity Arthur Sugden (1991-2005).

It was decided to make monthly visits to clubs in 2006 on Sunday afternoons instead of Tuesday afternoons. Dates to be advised.

The branch will visit Alumina Bowls Club on October 18 and 1770 on November 13. The visit to 1770 Bowls Club will be by coach.

The Christmas breakup will be held at Gladstone Bowls Club on December 1. The branch was inaugurated on May 15, 1991 with 21 members present.

Junior Bowls

MOUNT Larcom Bowls Club hosted the visit by junior bowlers last Sunday morning. Two rinks of triples from Calliope and Mount Larcom played under the guidance of Helen Potter and Allan Moyniham.

After coming off the field, president Max Meinert and his assistants regaled the juniors with a sausage sizzle, cakes, drinks and other delicious refreshments, greatly appreciated by the youngsters.

Bundaberg Bowls Club have scheduled a triples event on November 26. Contact Helen Potter who has the application forms as soon as possible. A total of $400 in trophies is available.

Alumina Bowls Club

ALUMINA Bowls Club held their annual charity day for the Aquatic Therapy Association on Sunday, October 2.

Local business house again supported the event with 15 raffle prizes and were thanked by the club for their generosity.

Visitors from Rockhampton, Calliope and Boyne Island swelled the numbers to 56 on the green. Members are reminded to watch the noticeboard for details of the visit to Brothers Bowls Club on November 26 and 27.

A total of 32 visitors are required.

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