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Pelican Brief – 2021 June.

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Latest News – 06 June, 2021.

Hi Everyone,

State of Origin – Game 1
Game 1 of the State of Origin is being played on Wednesday 9 June and we will be showing the game at the club.  Drinks will be at Happy Hour prices from 7.30pm to the end of the game, and there will be some snacks provided in the sports bar area at half time.  Why not wear your State of Origin gear and show which State you are supporting.

Winter Carnival
Registration numbers for our Winter Carnival are down and so we are making a special request to members to get a team together and register for the Winter Carnival.  

Saturday 17 July – Men’s Fours
Sunday 18 July – Open 2 Bowls Triples
Monday 19 July – Men’s Pairs
Tuesday 20 July – Mixed Pairs
Wednesday 21 July morning – Ladies Pairs

Grab an Entry Form at the club or on the website, Click here.  Just bring your Entry Form and Entry Fee to the bar.

Poetry Corner
There was a man named Jon
His bum he did fall upon
He road a bike
But needed a trike
Now a new hip he has won

New Solar Power System
If you have not heard yet, the club has been successful in our application for a grant for funds to install a new Solar Power System.  This grant was through the State Government and the Gambling Community Benefit Fund.  We are very appreciative to the State Government for their support of the club.

We are very close to engaging a company to supply and install the Solar System.  The process will take several months from the time we engage the company and we will keep everyone updated as the project progresses.

Volunteers Called for Bar Work on Sundays
At the AGM, a motion was passed to have more flexible closing hours on a Sunday and Monday depending on the number of patrons in the club at what would normally be last drinks.  When this was being discussed at the AGM, a number of members commented that volunteers could be used to make this a reality.

Many thanks to the three people who have volunteered so far, but we need more to build a roster and be able to make the flexible hours on a Sunday afternoon possible.

The activity would involve between half an hour to an hour of working behind the bar on a Sunday afternoon at around 3.30pm to 4.00pm or 4.00pm to 4.30pm.

If you are interested in volunteering, can you please email and I will contact you to discuss further?

New Point of Sale system
The new Point of Sale system is in and running.  Thanks to members for your patience while we migrated to the new system.

Sponsor Update – Seaside Real Estate
We are very pleased to announce that Seaside Real Estate has renewed their sponsorship with the PWBC.  Seaside will remain our sole club shirt sponsor and will also again sponsor the always popular Seaside Real Estate Bowls Day.  

We are very thankful to Dallas Hunter, the Investment & Development Manager, Commercial Property and Director, and to the entire team at Seaside Real Estate.

easide Real Estate was established in Golden Beach in 1998 and has a Sales Team with over 150 years of experience.  They are professional, knowledgeable and courteous.  If you are looking to do anything real estate related, please have a chat to the team at Seaside Real Estate.

Battery Recycling
Just a reminder that the club has a container just outside the games office for collecting old batteries to be recycled.  We are collecting AA, AAA, C, D, 9 volt and button batteries.  Please just bring your batteries to the club and place them in the container.  

Stay Hydrated
Even though the temperature is cooling down, it is still important to stay hydrated. Please drink plenty of water before you hop on the greens, and drink plenty of water while playing.  Also be sure to follow other measures to reduce the effects of the sun.  Check the Club website for suggestions and more information.

The Club would like to remind all members of the need to check in every time you come to the club using the Queensland Government’s Qld Check-In App. The App only runs on your smart phone.  You can scan the QR Code at the club, or the QR has been uploaded to the club website.  Just link to and follow the link on the home page to see QR Code and be able to check in at home before you come to the club.  Or of course, you can use the 2 tablets at the club.  

Please also be mindful to follow all other guidelines relating to COVID safe practices. 

We please request:
– everybody who visits the club must register using the Qld Check-In App.  This includes people working as volunteers inside or outside the club, people having a roll up, and people who are playing a game at any of the club’s organised games.
– you maintain social distancing inside and outside the club
– you wash and sanitise your hands regularly
– you minimise physical contact
– you avoid touching other people’s bowls and other equipment
– you follow the other guidelines and safe practices as communicated by the Queensland Government.

Many thanks for your assistance.

The Board and Bowling Arms

Proudly Supported by the Sunshine Coast Council’s Grants Program


Pelican Waters Bowls Club