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Wanda Surf Club Inc. 2 Marine Esplanade Cronulla NSW 2230 PO Box 39 Cronulla NSW 2230 Tel: 9523 4343 Fax: 9523 4491 Email:clubhouse@wandaslsc.com.au Club Wanda Enquiries: 0414 077 701 Emai:clubwanda@wandaslsc.com.au

Inside this issue: Special General Meeting

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Sydney Branch Awards

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Trainers Course

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Sutherland To Surf

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Club Wanda

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SPECIAL GENERAL MEETING 1st June 2014 A special general meeting is to be held on Sunday 1st June 2014 at 2.00pm. This meeting is for members to vote on the Motions proposed in the email sent to all members on Tuesday 6th May 2014 in relation to Stage II of the building works at Wanda Surf Club. PLEASE COME ALONG AND HAVE YOUR SAY!!!! Its your Club. The following members ARE eligible to vote: Active 15-18 years Active 18 years and over Associate Award Long Service Active Reserve Life Members The following members are NOT eligible to vote: Honorary Members General Members Nipper members If you are unsure of your membership status please do not hesitate to contact the office on 9523 4343 and we can advise you.

Solly’s Joke of the Newsletter A friend told a Blond man: “Christmas is on a Friday this year.” The Blond man then said, “Let’s hope it’s not the 13th.”


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SURF LIFESAVING SYDNEY BRANCH AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE The Sydney Branch Awards of Excellence dinner was held last Saturday night, 24th May 2014. Wanda nominated a number of members for their service to the club. The following members were successful and we congratulate them. Congratulations to ALL members who were nominated! 11-12 years BJD Male Riley Dixon 11-12 years BJD Female Mia Ross BJD Team of the Year U/14 years Beach Relay Team Training Officer of the Year High Commendation Brett Furniss U/15 Athlete of the Year Male High Commendation Josh Fernandes U/19 Athlete of the Year Male Jay Furniss U/19 Athlete of the Year Female Taylar Puskaric Open Athlete of the Year Male Ali Najem Rookie Athlete of the Year Elly Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Donoghue Surf Sports Coach of the Year High Commendation Jock Campbell U/15 Lifesaver of the Year High Commendation Lauren McMahon Lifesaver of the Year High Commendation Matt Waugh


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CONGRATULATIONS! Our Jock Athletic and Wanda runners did extremely well at the Bondi Barefoot, Sydney’s biggest soft sand race on the weekend. Ali – 1st in the 10km Chloe Gentle (Wanda Nipper) 2nd Overall in the females & 1st U19 4km Elly O Donoghue 3rd in the female 4km (2nd U19) + 2nd in the Bondi Bolt (Skins sprint event) Emma Brown 5th overall and 3rd U19 in the 4km Laura Bolton 1st 20-29 females in the 4km & 4th in the Bolt Very proud of them all (Pictured is Ali Najem and Elly O’Donoghue)


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Ski Paddlersâ&#x20AC;Ś Please call Greg Pierce on 0423 884 263 if you wish to be a part of a six week training and technique session with Matt Pepper.

Wanda horse running on the track" This is a picture of Zane Campbell's horse, Blood Red Moon. He adapted Wanda's colours for the silks worn by the Jockey.


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SENIOR PRESENTATION DAY As you are aware, our senior presentation day was held on Sunday 18th May 2014 at the clubhouse. We hope you all enjoyed the day which showcased the success of our club this past season.


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TRAINERS COURSE Registrations are now called from Clubs for interested and eligible members who are wishing to become Trainers to attend the scheduled Trainers Course to be held June 2014 as the first of the Winter 2014 Calendar courses. Courses run by SLS Sydney will be either Nationally Recognised Qualification or a SLSA Award. This Trainers course is a Nationally Recognised Qualification Award. The aim of the course is to provide participants with the skills, knowledge and experience to deliver quality training of Surf Life Saving awards. You will also develop knowledge and skills to enable you to demonstrate competence in the nationally recognised unit of competency : TAEDEL301A provide workskill instruction, BSBCMM401A Make a presentation Pre requisites To commence training for the Training Officer Certificate you must have met the followcient in the award you wish to train candidates for Course Details for the Candidate

Course : Trainers Course Date/Time : Thursday 5th June 2014 Session 1 6.30 pm to 9.30 pm Tuesday 10th June 2014 Session 2 6.30 pm to 9.30 pm Thursday 12th June 2014 Session 3 6.30 pm to 9.30 pm Venue : North Cronulla SLSC (Judd Room) Minimum 6 Candidates Maximum 20 Candidates. Registrations may close off prior to this date if maximum course numbers are met.

Casual comfortable dress for classroom activities is recommended. Dinner is not provided at the course, therefore we would recommend candidates bring a snack along. Tea/ Coffee will be provided.

PLEASE CALL THE OFFICE ON 9523 4343 or lifesaving@wandaslsc.com.au to register for this course, no later than Friday 17th May 2014.


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NIPPERS 50TH Wanda JAG 50th Anniversary Celebration Dinner To all past and present members of Wanda SLSC On 15 November 1964 members of Wanda SLSC formed the Junior Activities Group named Wanda Blue Bottles for children aged 7 years to 13 years. This year marks the 50th anniversary. We would like to announce the Wanda JAG will be celebrating with a Gala Dinner to be held on Saturday 15 November 2014 at Gymea Trade Union Club. We are also planning a presentation of past history and a display of memorabilia. An Event Organising Committee has been formed and will be headed by Charlie Brown, a Wanda JAG Life Member. We need your input and help A Sub Committee is required to create the display of memorabilia, memories and stories of the nipper movement over the past 50 years. If you can contribute in any way, please contact Wanda Surf Club 02 9523 4343 for more information or attend a meeting to be held at 11am on Sunday 18th May 2014 upstairs at Wanda SLSC. The Event Organising Committee would like to invite all those that can contribute to attend this forum to get the ball rolling on this wonderful celebration. We are looking to gather as much information as possible to cover the eraâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s; 1964-1970, 1970-1980, 1980-1990, 1990-2000, 2001-2014 Memorabilia All memorabilia will be logged and tagged to ensure the safe return to the owner after the dinner Event tickets More news and information on tickets for the Gala Dinner will be out early August. Save the date and make sure you get in early once on sale as tickets will be very limited We look forward to hearing from you. If you have any further questions please contact Charlie Brown, Mobile : 0432 992 075, Email : charlieanddonna@hotmail.com Kind Regards, Wanda JAG 50th Organising Committee


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IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER… Special General Meeting—Sunday 1st June 2014 Wanda SLSC Annual General Meeting—Sunday 13th July 2014 Sutherland to Surf—Sunday 20th July 2014 Spring Beach Classic—Sunday 12th October 2014

Please mark your diaries…

Entries for the Sutherland to Surf are now open online. Tell your friends and family.

www.sutherland2surf.com.au All Wanda members are required to help out with this major fundraiser for the club. Please let the office know if you can assist, in any way.


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CLUB WANDA…

IS OPEN ON SUNDAY AFTERNOONS Come and enjoy the view, have a drink or two… and remember the badge draw takes place at 5.00pm every Sunday. You must be there to win it! BADGE DRAW – Last Sunday the Boost Mobile Members Badge draw was won by member, Emily Eaves. Emily took home $775.00. Congratulations Emily! Also, come down and buy a raffle ticket for a meat tray to help fund the team heading off to the World Titles in August this year. Looking for world class coaching???? Dick Caine’s Olympic Pool and Gym, Carwarp Avenue Carss Park NSW 2221 Dick Caine has coached Olympic, World and National Champions!!! See tributes, galleries etc. on www.dickcaine.com Check it out! Learn to swim, stroke correction, fitness, weights and boxing Contact: Ph. 9546 4203 or Fax. 9546 2674, after hours 0408 072 425.


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SHIRE LOCAL BANKING

Purchase a Kombi Van from the club for $20.00. These are sponsored by Shire Credit Union and proceeds go to the surf club. A great gift idea. Contact the office if you would like to purchase one of these great money boxes.


WANDA S.L.S.C. – MAJOR SPONSORS Peter Kerr of Kemp Strang Lawyers

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Events

Lifesaving & IRB

Carnivals Kerry Logistics (Australia Pty Ltd) Greenhills Beach Spring Beach Classic Greenhills Beach Crust Gourmet Pizza Bar, Cronulla Brooks

Sutherland to Surf Brooks Caltex Refineries (NSW) Nova 969 LGB Supplements NSW State Emergency Services NSW Police Sutherland Shire Council ST George and Sutherland Shire Leader Tradies Fitness First Coates Hire Veolia Water Australia Southside Runners ANSTO Sydney Water McDonald’s Sutherland Shire Restaurants Highland Property Agents Roads and Maritime Services Transport and Urban Planning Future Risk Pty Ltd (David Crossley) Knock-Out Pest Control

Wanda Ladies Auxiliary DHL The Holt Group Rockdale RSL Coca-Cola Amatil Cronulla RSL Cronulla Sutherland Leagues Club Cronulla Lions Club

Surf Sports Boat Section Sutherland United Services Club Sutherland Credit Union World Team Lloyds SUPA IGA Cronulla Brooks ANSTO Beach and Swimming Section Hales Redden Chartered Accountants Board and Ski Section CJ Doyle Contracting Services

Junior Activities Group Telstra CJ Doyle Contracting Services Hurstville Learn to Swim Pizza Hut Caringbah Tempus Wealth Cronulla Cinemas Boost Mobile Stephen Chu Photographer Finz Swimwear Purnell Motors Jarvis Constructions AJ Grant Bailey Personnel Telstra Business Centre Miranda Snap Printing Caringbah

Signage provided with Compliments of… Caltex Refineries, Kurnell and Newimage Signs


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