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What's in our newsletter this week ... 

* Club closed friday afternoon for private function.

* Squash News

* Tennis News 

Geoff Godden, long-standing tennis-playing club member, died on Monday evening, after a short illness. Many of you will have played with Geoff over the years, or socialised with him and his mates in the bar after their twice-weekly doubles sessions. Godden family’s association with the club stretches back to the early nineties.

Geoff's wife Nikki and their family have asked to hold a funeral service for Geoff at the club, this Friday, and the club committee have readily agreed to this request.

Club members are welcome to attend, from 3.30 pm on Friday 17th. The funeral service will be from 4.30 to 5.30, with food and drinks to follow. If you feel so inclined, do bring a plate of food to share. Given Geoff’s lifelong love of travel, dishes with any sort of international flavour or theme would be especially appropriate.

Instead of flowers, Geoff’s family have suggested donations to Mercy Hospice Auckland, and it will be possible to make donations at the club on Friday if you wish.

Please note that all club facilities including gym, sauna, squash and tennis courts will be closed for this special private function from 3pm onwards.

Squash this week:

Masters Spring Interclub – registration

Masters Spring Interclub registrations close on Friday 17 August.  Please register on the website at: http://www.hernebayrackets.co.nz/interclub_squash.cfm or email: hbprcsquash@gmail.com

The competition start on 5 September and runs for 10 weeks (ending 7 November).

Senior club night

Senior club night starts at 6.30pm. Come along and meet fellow club members.  We rotate games every 10-15 minutes and George Crosby will give some pointers on a court for the overflow.

No Friday junior club night due to a private function

Tennis this week:

Thursday club night & Sunday club day 

Seniors, join us for some social and friendly match play on Thursday night from 6.30pm and/or Sunday afternoon from 1 to 4pm. New members are welcome.

Nike Britomart US Open - Saturday, 25 August

Following on from our recent French and Wimbledon themed events we are pleased to confirm the Nike Britomart US Open on Saturday 25th Aug. Play will commence at 1pm and the day will conclude at 4pm.  Prizes for our winners and best dressed in whatever American-inspired costume takes your fancy.  $10 entry includes food. Are you keen to join us for a fun and very social tennis event? Register here now!

No Friday junior club night due to a private function.

Useful links to sports bodies and our sponsors

Our web site: www.hernebayrackets.co.nz/

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Additional Info:

David Mustard Tennis:   www.mustardtennis.co.nz

Double Dot Squash: www.doubledotsquash.com 

Pilates on the Court:   www.pilatesonthecourt.com

Herne Bay Fitness Personal Training: www.hernebayfitness.co.nz

 

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