Our next Northern Region weekend and Children’s Christmas Picnic is coming up on the weekend of Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 December 2016! We’re starting the weekend off with an afternoon of sports at Charlestown Indoor Sports Centre (2/314 Hillsborough Rd, Warners Bay NSW 2282) from 2-4pm on Saturday. We’ll be playing a variety of sports including indoor cricket, boccia and soccer. The sports are for all ages and all abilities – everyone is welcome to join in or just come and watch. The cost is $10 per person or $20 per family, payable at the centre.
In the evening, we’ll meet at Warner’s at the Bay (320 Hillsborough Rd, Warners Bay) at 6pm for dinner, followed by bowling from 8pm, or the over 18’s can stay at Warner’s to enjoy the band.
On Sunday, we’ll be holding our annual SSPA NSW Children’s Christmas picnic at Blackbutt Reserve (Richard Riley Entrance), Freyberg Street, New Lambton. We’ll be meeting at the Kookaburra Shelter from 11am-3pm. Santa will be arriving at about 1pm, please bring a gift for your children (12 and under) up to the value of $20. There will be a Treasure Hunt for the kids, and games for everyone. Please bring a picnic and drinks. There are barbeque facilities on site.
Most of us will be staying at Warner’s at the Bay on the Saturday night. Click here to book your accommodation and ensure you don’t miss out!
Everyone is welcome to attend any part of the weekend so please come along!
Please RSVP to Dawn Bos by Friday 25 November 2016.
Hope to see you there for what is always a great weekend!
Our last Branch Meeting for 2016 will be held on Saturday 10 December as part of the Northern Region Weekend. The meeting will take place at the home of the Bos family in Valentine, NSW (near Newcastle), starting at 10:00am and followed by lunch at approximately 12:30pm. If you’ll be there for the lunch, please bring a plate to share. Everyone is welcome!
If you’re coming, please phone Michael Blair on 0401 031 393 so we know numbers, and also if you need address details.
If you wish to attend the meeting, please ensure your membership is up to date so you can vote!
On Sunday 18 September, we held our Annual General Meeting at Michael and Emily Blair’s place. At the meeting, our committee for 2016/17 was elected and the results were:
Chairperson: Michael Blair
Secretary: Emily Blair
Treasurer: Troy Parker
Social/Youth and Sports Co-ordinators: Dawn Bos & Emily Blair
Committee: Maree Jenner, Alicia Jenkins Vicki Fallon and Charli Worgan
The new committee is now busy planning events for the rest of this year. We are planning to hold the annual Northern Region Weekend and Branch Meeting on the weekend of 10 and 11 December. This will also include the Children’s Christmas Picnic. We will also be organising the Adults Christmas Party before the year ends. Further details on these events will be sent out accordingly.