HB's third annual Wimbledon Mixed Doubles tournament was held on Saturday. Members dressed in their best whites and were randomly matched with each other to fight their way to the top of the ladder. Bubbles on arrival may have hindered some in this quest but the matches were played in great spirit and there was some good tennis on display.
Our eventual winners were Ken Christie and Miyuki McEwen with Flemming Rasmussen and Sasha McEwen the runners up. Jack McKinney took out the Best Dressed Gentleman, with special mentions for Ken Christie and Rob Dick. Natalie Edmonds was awarded Best Dressed Lady, special mentions to Sophie Heighway and Bronwyn Dick. There were some lucky spot-prize winners, as well. (No-one claimed the $23m powerball, however.)
A huge thank you to Andrew Berryman (BDM Grange/PriceWise) for the lovely prizes, and to all our organisers and volunteers: Nat, Ange, Pat, Nicky, Shelley, and especially Dave and Jacqui. We look forward to doing it all again next year...but for now we get to concentrate on the real Wimbledon... Enjoy!
Wimbledon Sweepstake Winner and runner up's will be announced at Club Night 7.30pm.
Dont forget to book your table with Jacqui, $160 for a table of 8, thats $20 pp and includes a ploughmans platter ... a cheap night out for great entertainment and you get fed!
This weeks question:
Q: In what event is the "Coupe des Mousquetaires" awarded?
A: ????????? email me with your answer.
Well done to last weeks winner, Candice Smith, a chocky fish is coming your way.
Q: Who lost to Dominic Hrbaty in the 2004 Auckland Heineken Open final, 4–6, 6–2, 7–5, in his first ATP Tour Final?
A: Rafa Nadal
A reminder that the entries for the Auckland Open, close this Sunday. Kelly Stewart will assist with Club Night starting at 7pm.
Enjoy happy hour from 6-7:30pm and Kendal’s Kitchen for burgers and fries. Something new is on offer this week - Pizza's. We will have our final $50 Chapel Voucher draw for the term. Remember, if you are the winner you need to be here to collect your voucher. Congratulations to Daviad Mustard who won the $100 Jackpot last week.
Club night will run as usual with ‘drills and thrills’ starting at 6.30pm. Maximum of 6 ppl per grp.
We are still looking to fill a couple of nights during the month. The commitment is only one night per month and if you pair up with someone it's only every second month!
This is a great way to 'do your part' for the Club like so many others have before you. If we don't have volunteers the bar is un-manned and this can be a problem when we have visiting teams and events on at the Club, not to mention thirsty members who need a drink!
No experience necessary and all training is provided - plus you get $50 off your membership each year and a few free drinks while you're there! Contact Jacqui in the office if interested.
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