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Thursday Club Nights

CLUB NIGHTS WILL BE HELD AT

THE REDCLIFFS & MOUNT PLEASANT BOWLING CLUB FUNCTION CENTRE

James Street, Redcliffs

FROM 5.OO PM – 7.00 PM

Warm venue, good company, nibbles provided, Club Draw, Raffles

We look forward to seeing you there

Report On Coffee Morning Tues 3 Jul. The event was attended by over 30 people, about 10 of whom were from Edith Cavell. The Sumner Hub had loaned us 3 bound files of local newspapers dating back to 1934 and 1863, for our visitors to browse. Most were too busy talking or devouring their free muffins! However, several others found many items of interest and some amazing photos.
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Sumner/Redcliffs RSA: Husband and Wife Collect Honorary Membership.

Les Salter and wife Bev were both awarded honorary life membership at the recent AGM of the Sumner/Redcliffs RSA, in recognition of their substantial contributions to the Club. The President, Bill Joines, presented the awards.
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The couple joined the Club in the mid ‘80s and served on various committees. Les became President in the late ‘90s until 2009. They were instrumental in gaining the level of independence from the National RSA that the Club now enjoys. After a lengthy period in office, Les took a break for health reasons. A while later, Bev stepped up to the President’s spot. The Club continued its progress until the fateful 2011 earthquake. Being situated in front of an unstable rock face, the Club House, which Les had played a leading role in facilitating, was badly damaged. It had to close. Typically, Bev refused to give up. This was an emotional time, but every Thursday evening at 6pm she continued to gather people at the memorial gates of the stricken club to recite the Ode. Since the earthquake the club has moved venues several times, most recently to the Redcliffs Function Centre. Bev and Les have remained with us and will no doubt make good use of their lifetime membership in the years to come. For further information visit our website: https://www.sumnerredcliffsrsa.co.nz

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