Women's bowling club celebrates 60 years
Everglades Ladies Bowling Club has celebrated its 60th birthday on Tuesday, June 6.
"It was a very special day," said club publicity officer Ms Fay Boyd.
"With a great morning tea to start, then a game of Bowls followed by a fantastic lunch, the weather was kind to us.
"Distinguished guests were State president Ms Maryann Parcell and District president Ms Di Elsom.
"Also from the District were Ms Beryl Brown and Ms Robyn Cosgrove.
"Everglades Country Club president Mr Mick Gage, men's bowls president, Mr Ian Richardson, as well as women's past presidents also attended.
"Bowls patron Ms Edie Banks spoke on behalf of the life members and visitors.
"Ms Wendy Tancred was the toastmistress for the day.
"Four awards were presented by Ms Parcell to Ms Fay Cross, Ms Fay Wood, Ms Betty Cadwallader and Ms Jan Jones in appreciation for the time and effort they put in.
"It was also the President's Day, which is held each year.
"Ms Sue O'Connor has been president for the past three years and spoke on how she has enjoyed her time as president and thanked all those on her various committees who helped to make her job easier.
"The beautiful quilted rug made and donated by Ms Elaine Harrison for the raffle was won by life member Mr Frank Pengelly.
Media release, 8 Jun 2017
Fay Boyd, Everglades Ladies Bowling Club