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Wests Group Macarthur Edition 3: Winter 2018

Our Coffee

s n o i p m Cha UPGRADE YOUR MEMBERSHIP TODAY Join Wests Group Macarthur and we’ll upgrade your membership for free so you can start earning rewards and special discounts [ Read more: Page 5 ]

WESTS COFFEE CHALLENGE Our champion baristas head off to the North Coast of NSW to celebrate their recent wins with Hennessy Coffee [ Read more: Page 10 ]

YOUR STEAK, YOUR WAY Dry cook your marble beef to enhance the flavours, natural juices and nutrients for that trademark Angus Reserve flavour [ Read more: Page 14 ]


[ Noun: [foh-kuh s] Def. – Pay particular attention to ]

Wests Group Macarthur invites residents of our local region to visit our venues this winter and enjoy a selection of live entertainment, restaurants and social gatherings. Our attention is focused on establishing four unique destinations for our members and their guests.

Wests League Club 10 Old Leumeah Road, Leumeah NSW 2560 (02) 4628 4188 www.westslc.com.au

s p u k c Pi & s f f o p o Dr We run a Courtesy Bus every Friday and Saturday from 5pm – 12am for pick-ups and drop-offs complimentary for all members and their guests

Monday to Friday: 9.30am – 4am Saturday and Sunday: 9am – 6am

Wests Tennis Club 16 Old Leumeah Road, Leumeah NSW 2560 (02) 4626 2088 www.weststc.com.au Sunday to Monday: 10am – 10pm Tuesday to Saturday: 10am – 11pm

Country Club Gledswood Hills

See website for your suburb today! Please call Reception on (02) 9606 5301 for bookings. Proudly provided by

91 The Hermitage Way, Gledswood Hills NSW 2557 (02) 9606 5301 | www.countryclubgh.com.au Monday: 10am – 11pm Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday: 10am – 12am Thursday: 10am – 1am | Friday to Saturday: 10am – 4am

Lakeside Golf Club Camden 50 Raby Road, Gledswood Hills NSW 2557 (02) 4634 5834 www.camdenlakeside.com.au Monday to Wednesday: 10am – 6pm Thursday to Sunday: 10am – 11pm [2]

Club dress & behavioural standards still apply. T&Cs apply.


CONTENTS [ Edition 3: Winter 2018 ]

YOUR NEW CLUB UPDATE Country Club continues to work towards a new destination for members. [ Read more: Pages 6 – 7 ]

THE WESTS BREWS We tell the story behind the brew from Pale Ale, to Golden Ale and now Ginger Beer. [ Read more: Page 15 ]

PLAN YOUR TRIP Enjoy a selection of events each day this winter across the Group. [ Read more: Pages 16 – 17 ]

WINTER SURPRISES Win your share of over $25,000 in cash, hampers and gifts for the whole family. [ Read more: Page 20 ]

ENTERTAINMENT FOR THE KIDS Keep the kids entertained with bingo, discos, LEGO and cooking classes. [ Read more: Pages 22 – 23 ]

DAD'S CAR, CASH OR CREDIT Win a Lancer GSR, $20,000 Cash or $25,000 Credit towards your choice of car. [ Read more: Page 24 ]

COMMUNITY SUPPORT Continuing our contributions to the local Macarthur region each season. [ Read more: Pages 26 – 27 ]

WESTS SPORTS COUNCIL Congratulations to our monthly winners in the Wests Sports Council Awards. [ Read more: Pages 30 – 31 ]

ANNUAL GOLF AWARDS A celebration not to be missed highlighting Lakeside’s best players. [ Read more: Pages 32 – 33 ]

From our Chairman From our CEO Membership upsize Wests coffee challenge Winter dining specials

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Boldly flavoured beef Your steak, your way Beverage deals Live entertainment Live events

11 13 14 18 21

Member promotions 25 Lakeside weddings 28 Wests events 29 Play Tennis 34 Directory 35 Wests Group Macarthur [ 3 ]


[ MESSAGES ]

FROM THE CHAIRMAN

FROM THE CEO

Welcome all members, guests and residents of Macarthur to the winter edition of Focus. As we reach mid-year we reflect on our achievements thus far in 2018 including recently sending three of our deserving baristas on a trip to Byron Bay on the North Coast of NSW after winning the Wests Coffee Challenge. In April, the Club also received zoning approval from Camden Council for the development of a new premium Hotel planned for Lakeside Golf Club Camden in years to come, and the commencement of construction at the Country Club in Gledswood Hills. As a preferred employer in the region, we have introduced a new employee rewards program referred to as BRAVO. Without question, our employees are our greatest assets, each day creating memorable experiences for our members and guests. We believe discovering, motivating and rewarding our employees is one of the key drivers of our success. BRAVO has been designed to support the Group’s values and recognise our employees who consistently meet them.

Welcome to Edition 3 of Focus where we reveal our winter dining options, special events and upcoming entertainment. It is currently an inspiring time for our Group with multiple renovations occurring at a number of our venues – we can’t wait for the finished products and services, and we are confident our members will enjoy all our improved Club facilities soon. We understand finding accommodation in the Macarthur area is problematic, so we are very excited to announce that Lakeside Golf Club Camden was recently granted Planning Approval for a new premium hotel to be built on the Golf Club in Gledswood Hills. The project is now in the gazetting stage with NSW Planning and thereafter, we shall then lodge a Development Application. We still have a significant process ahead. With an estimated budget of $21 million, Wests Group Macarthur intends to ensure quality and premium services are continued to be offered to our members and guests, therefore, a Mercure with a four-star rating will be the Hotel of choice for the Group with approximately 130 rooms from standard to executive thus satisfying various demand types. The renovations at the Country Club are coming along nicely, with the construction currently occurring towards the West end of the Club. With player comfort in mind, this new outdoor VIP facility will boast fresh timber paneling, comfy stools, ample lighting, air-conditioning and heating, combined with dedicated service attendants. The next stages include construction of the new outdoor dining terrace, as well as the family area incorporating a kid’s games room. We believe our members and guests will be delighted at the new facilities on offer. For further details, please see photos within this Focus edition. As you have heard, the Group has a variety of renovations, upgrades and future development plans for our facilities and the local Macarthur region, so we encourage you to become a member to gain access to these exclusive member benefits.

"We are guided by our values of Customer Focus, Teamwork, Respect, Integrity and being a Progressive not-for-profit organisation in the local Macarthur community." We look forward to the two upcoming Wests Tigers games held next door at the Campbelltown Sports Stadium where the team take on the Canberra Raiders in June and the Manly Sea Eagles in August. Grab your tickets via Ticketek and show your support at the game. The Brasserie at Wests will be offering Wests Tigers special deals throughout lunch and dinner on home game days. The Wests Sports Council concludes another successful year with 26 associated groups. Congratulations to our January, February and March 2018 Winners in the categories of Junior, Youth, Senior, Team, Encouragement and Spirit Awards, highlighted on Page 31 in this edition. Stay tuned for the Spring Edition of Focus where we announce and celebrate the Annual and Elite Sports Stars for the 2017/18 year. We look forward to the remainder of the year where we continue to grow as Macarthur’s destination of choice through continuously investing in our Club's facilities, exclusive member services and staff. Stay tuned for regular updates on our Groups story via our Club websites, social platforms and Focus journals.

"Currently, if you join the Club we are offering a complimentary membership upsize. It’s simple, join for 1 year, we will give you three years, join for three, you get five years and lastly, join for five years and you will receive a $10 discount on food and beverage to be used at any Wests Venue." Tony Mathew – CEO of Wests Group Macarthur

Warren Thomson – Chairman of Wests Group Macarthur

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Warren Thomson Chairman [4]

Alan Buxton Deputy Chairman

Martin Bullock Director

Paul Lake Director

Stephen Noyce Director

Stephen Stewart Director

Roy Warby Director


[ MEMBERSHIP ]

Complimentary membership

UPSIZE

Join this winter and receive a complimentary upsize to your membership term and start earning valuable reward points today plus an immediate 15% discount on food, beverage and selected entertainment purchases.

PAY $8 FOR 1 YEAR

PAY $18 FOR 3 YEARS

MEMBERSHIP

MEMBERSHIP

PAY $20 FOR 5 YEARS

RECEIVE RECEIVE RECEIVE 3 YEARS 5 YEARS $10 FOOD & BEVERAGE DISCOUNT

Discount available at any bar or dining outlet across the Group, but hurry as your complementary upsize is only available from June to July 2018.*

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*Terms and conditions apply. 5 year discounts expire 28 days after joining.

1 year $8 | 3 years $18 | 5 years $20 | 1 year Pensioner $4 | 1 year Social $3 | Junior Tennis $6

Yum Cha Available Saturday & Sunday 11.30am – 3pm

Open Tuesday – Sunday. For bookings please call (02) 4628 4188. Wests Group Macarthur [ 5 ]


WHAT'S YOUR TASTE? OPENING SPRING • Café • Brasserie • BBQ Smoker • Woodfire Pizza • Burgers • Gelato Follow us on Facebook for regular updates.

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[ DEVELOPMENT ]

Your new

DESTINATION With construction continuing, we envision your new destination with a range of first-class social facilities to be ready for your enjoyment this spring. Appreciating uninterrupted views of the Camden Valley, the new terrace allows members and their friends to enjoy sunset sips along with signature meals, burgers and woodfire pizzas, each day of the week. Relish in the twilight and pick a meal from the variety of tastes and flavours on offer including a slow-cooked pulled-pork burger and beer-battered onion rings, prawn linguini in a chili, garlic and tomato broth or the Country Club signature stout braised pork cutlet served with mash potato, asparagus, crumbed mushrooms and red wine jus. The new destination will cater to the young families in the area with a sophisticated communal dining area containing private booths, lounge areas, big screens and a dedicated kids' games room. Children can enjoy a large grassed area with a range of safe games and equipment to entertain plus $9.90 kids' meals, each served with a complimentary activity pack. Don’t forget our $10 daily member specials served from Monday to Thursday for lunch and dinner.

Spoil yourself with the flavours of the Hennessy coffee bean coupled with a fresh pastry or salted caramel slice from the new timber-themed café. Perfect for those in for a quick morning espresso or those wanting to gather in the lounge area and appreciate a hot beverage – maybe even a splash of hazelnut sugar syrup. However, don’t forget to come back for lunch or dinner with a range of Brasserie meals and burgers, slow-cooked meats, ribs and sides from our Radar BBQ Smoker, as well as woodfire pizzas! High standards of service and quality social facilities are key drivers of our expansions across the Group, with the Country Club sparing no expense for our members. Inclusions of fresh timber paneling, concrete fittings, a slatted roof for plenty of natural lighting, plasmas and an entertainment stage for Friday and Saturday late night tunes. High tables, stools and comfy lounges are all available for your enjoyment plus dedicated service attendants, air-conditioning and heating.

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WHAT'S YOUR COFFEE? AWARD-WINNING BLEND

Espresso

Macchiato

Flat White

Latte

Cappuccino

Long Black

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[ STAFF ]

Wests coffee

CHALLENGE At Wests our staff like a challenge, so we decided to set them one. Staff were invited to take part in the Wests Coffee Challenge with the mission of making 10 coffees in 10 minutes to crown our Coffee Champions. Waking up each morning, getting ready for the day ahead and imaging that first sip of delicious, creamy coffee going down with ease. This is a common pattern for most people’s daily life, with science recommending the best time to drink coffee is between 9.30am to 11.30am and 1.30pm to 3pm, according to a 24-hour cycle referred to as the circadian clock*. That’s why at Wests, we take our coffee training seriously. The Wests Coffee Challenge was run by the award-winning Hennessey Coffee team [pictured bottom right] on Monday 16 April at Wests League Club where 14 staff [pictured bottom left] were invited to take part in the grueling task of competing against fellow colleagues to create 10 amazingly tasty coffees in just 10 minutes – if you’re unsure, that’s just one minute per coffee! Staff were tested on speed, consistency, quality and presentation by the teachers from the local Ingleburn High School and Milklab. The grand prize was a Coffee Plantation Tour in Byron Bay, on the far North Coast of NSW in May 2018. Congratulations to

*Miller, 2013, NeuroscienceDC

first, second and third place winners of the Coffee Challenge – Haley Stephenson, Samantha Encarnacion and Regan Smith! All three had top scores in all areas of barista expertise and coffee presentation and were packed in no time, ready to hit the North Coast. The prize pack included flights, food, accommodation and plenty of amazing coffee sampling. Haley [pictured bottom middle] said her favourite part of the trip was the visit to the Emu Paddock Single Estate Coffee Plantation, where she learnt the complexities involved in the quality control of sourcing, delivering and creating the awardwinning coffee beans, whilst Samantha thinks everyone should visit Byron Bay for the coffee selection at least once in their lives. Lastly, Regan wanted to thank Wests Group Macarthur for the amazing opportunity to not only develop his baristas skills, but also for the ability to travel, meet fellow coffee lovers and to share his new skills servicing the members of Wests Group Macarthur each day.

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Winter dining

NEW WINTER MENU

SPECIALS

Lakeside is launching a new winter-inspired menu from June 2018 with favourites for everyone

PIZZAS including pulled-pork and salami with mushroom

PASTAS including gnocchi casalinga and rigatoni mona lisa

PARMIGIANAS including radar hill meats and caprese

Daily Brasserie Specials

Brasserie Lunch Specials

• Monday: 250g grain-fed rump steak with salad and chips • Tuesday: Beer-battered fish with salad and chips • Wednesday: Penne pasta with bolognese or boscaiola sauce • Thursday: House-made chicken parmigiana with salad and chips [ $10 Members | $12 Visitors ]

• Monday: Fish and chips with tartare sauce, lemon wedge and salad • Tuesday: House-made chicken schnitzel with salad and chips • Wednesday: Chicken or beef burger with chips [ $10 Members | $12 Visitors ] Brasserie Dinner Specials

• Thursday: 250g grain fed rump steak with salad and chips [$10 Members | $12 Visitors]

STONEGRILL

• Friday: Any Parmigiana with salad and chips [ $15 Members | $17.25 Visitors]

including 350g grain-fed T-bone

• Sunday: Any pasta dish [$10 Members | $12 Visitors]

See Page 35 for Ristorante trading hours. Daily Brasserie Specials

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• Monday: House-made chicken schnitzel with salad and chips • Tuesday: 250g grain-fed rump steak with salad and chips • Wednesday: Beer-battered fish with salad and chips • Thursday: Tacos with daily special selections [ $10 Members | $12 Visitors ] No further discounts apply, excludes public holidays and not in conjunction with any other offers.

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Kids Eat Free

• Sunday to Thursday from 5.30pm to 9.30pm: Purchase any full priced main meal for a complimentary kids Bento Box Thursday Night Buffet

• Thursday from 5.30pm to 9.30pm: Asian-inspired Seafood Buffet [ $35M | $42V | $22 for 13 to 17 yrs | $16 for 4 to 12 yrs | Under 4s free ]

Chinese Restaurant Specials

• Tuesday to Friday Lunch: Any $12 Chinese meal including beef, chicken, pork and chow mein with rice for only $10 • Tuesday to Friday Dinner: Purchase any two full-priced main meals and receive a complimentary soft drink jug to share Kids Eat Free

• Tuesday to Wednesday: Purchase any full-priced main meal for a complementary kids meal.

Chinese at the Tennis Club is NOW OPEN TUESDAY'S for lunch.


[ EAT & DRINK ]

Boldly flavoured beef! Cooking our brisket with Queensland Iron Bark at 120°C produces the dark brown charcoal outward appearance, but on the inside, the meat is tender with a succulent texture, falling straight off the bone. W

SLOW 'N' LO

We know that to get a tenderised fall-off-the-bone meat, it takes time and skill so our brisket is cooked low and slow for six hours with our secret spice rub on our Radar Hill 30-inch reverse-flow offset BBQ Smoker by our dedicated chefs at the Country Club. You may have noticed an impressive steel barrel located on the outdoor terrace – this is where the magic happens. Our brisket meat is rich in classic flavour because it is

well-marbled with fat – mmm, and continue to be one of our member’s favourite BBQ selections. The Country Club signature brisket is served with your choice of two sides from jacket potato with sour cream and chives, house-made creamy slaw, traditional mac ‘n’ cheese or smoked corn on the cob with drizzled garlic butter. All of this comes for only $20M | $23V and is the perfect comfort meal throughout the winter months.

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WHAT'S YOUR CUT? CHOOSE FROM BRISKET, BEEF SHORT RIB OR PORK RIBS See countryclubgh.com.au for menu and Chefs Specials Board for daily BBQ specials. Country Club Gledswood Hills [ 11 ]


350G T-BONE SPECIAL 350gm T-Bone with your choice of sauce, chips and salad

CHOOSE from diane, mushroom or pepper sauce

AVAILABLE Monday to Thursday at Wests League Club and Country Club Gledswood Hills [ $19.90M | $22.90V ] Not in conjunction with any other offer or on public holidays.

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[ EAT & DRINK ]

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For those new to the method of dry-cooking your own steak, it’s easy. Order your choice and upon arrival at your table simply turn, cut, lay and sear.

Since its introduction at Wests, Stonegrill has been a favourite dining choice among our members and chefs (Chef Petah, pictured below). The method of cooking food on hot volcanic stones is unique and interactive and can be traced back to the Ancient Egyptians and Vikings with the higher temperature of the modern day Stonegrill searing the product faster and eliminating shrinkage.

Heated fact: the specially-selected stones are heated up to 400°C in our purpose-built Stonegrill ovens! By dry-cooking the marbled beef on the stones the flavours, natural juices and nutrients are locked in, enhancing the trademark Angus Reserve flavour, which is synonymous with the brand. Enjoy your steak to your personal taste; be it rare, medium or well-done, allowing you to dine at your leisure.

When dining at the Stonegrill Restaurant at Wests, you can expect an atmospheric, yet casual dining experience with a sophisticated and modern menu on offer. The Restaurant allows meals to be cooked to the exact level preferred by each diner. You will be served by experienced, conscientious and personable wait staff and can also enjoy complimentary WestsWifi during your visit. The Restaurant is open Friday and Saturday nights from 5.30pm to 9.30pm [pictured below]. After its success at Wests, Stonegrill was also introduced to Country Club Gledswood Hills and Lakeside Golf Club Camden. For those members who are health-conscious, Stonegrill offers an alternative way to eat with the ability to cook the steak to your preference with no added oils or fats, whilst still locking in that sensational taste of your favourite cut of meat. It ensures a clean and natural food flavour, resulting in a freshly-grilled, healthy and nutritious meal with your choice of sides.

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[ EAT & DRINK ]

The

WESTS BREWS At Wests Group Macarthur, we recently launched our own blend of brews through our friends at Custom Brew Co, located in Leumeah. The Custom Brew Co are a small locally owned brewery dedicated to creating unique brewing tastes and experiences through expertise and commercial facilities, with the production flexibility to make it happen. During a visit to the brewery, our cellar staff happily got to work on handcrafting the Wests Brews, with the first introduction of Pickaxe Pale Ale, a brilliantly refreshing drop, delicate on the palate with a zesty, tropical hop character. It’s fresh and unpasteurised, the way beer is meant to be, and is a perfect match for our famous steaks cooked from Stonegrill. After the successful launch of Pickaxe, the team went back for more – this time, after

some consultation with our members, decided to create the Woodsmen Golden Ale. Golden in colour, a more malty style of beer with medium hop flavours and a medium body. It’s smooth and luxurious in the mouth and has a lingering finish and is a perfect match for a smoked meat from our BBQ Smoker at the Country Club. They say all good things come in threes, and this is where the Hunter Ginger Beer

came into action. Deeper in colour and flavour, infused with a ginger flavour – this smooth afternoon drink is marked as a must try. Looking after our members, Hunter is a gluten-free approach for those sensitive to wheat or who just like the taste a little lighter on the palate. The Wests Brews are all available at Wests League Club and Country Club Gledswood Hills for your tasting pleasure.

CUSTOMER BREW CO Should you ever want to make your own beer, we recommend hitting these guys up at customerbrewco.com.au – they make “beer that good, you’ll want to put your name on it.”

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PLAN YOUR TRIP Your weekly guide to regular events across Wests Group Macarthur this winter.

MONDAY

TUESDAY

1.30pm Devonshire Tea 7.00pm Aces Wild 7.30pm APL Poker 2.00pm Aces Wild 10.45am Cash Housie 12.15pm Bingo 7.00pm Cash Housie 8.30pm Bingo

10.15am Senior Socials (2nd Tuesday of month) 1.00pm Video Challenge 7.00pm Trivia 10.30pm Lucky Dice 1.00pm Rolling Fortune 7.00pm Cash Housie & Bingo 7.30am Tiger Tuesday (3rd Tuesday of month) 10.45am Bingo 7.30pm APL Poker 7.00pm Members Badge Draw 9.00pm Diamond Frequent Rewards Draw (last Tuesday of month)

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

1.00pm 9.30pm 1.00pm 8.00pm 8.00pm 7.30am

Video Challenge Bambu Live Entertainment Lucky Dice Rolling Fortune Live Entertainment Fantastic Friday (2nd Friday

2.30pm Aces Wild 9.00pm Bambu Live Entertainment 8.00pm Live Entertainment

of month)

7.30pm APL Poker 10.45am Cash Housie 12.15pm Bingo 8.00pm Silver Frequent Rewards Draw (last Friday of month)

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[ ENTERTAINMENT ]

WEDNESDAY 1.30pm 7.00pm 9.00pm 7.00pm

Devonshire Tea Weekly Raffle Wests Winning Wheel Birthday Bounty (2nd Tuesday

of month)

7.30pm Ready to Roast Raffle 8.30pm Aces Wild 10.45am Cash Housie 12.15pm Bingo 7.30pm APL Poker 9.00pm Platinum Frequent Rewards Draw

THURSDAY 1.00pm Rolling Fortune 8.00pm Briefcase Blitz 10.30pm Lucky Dice 6.30pm Spinna Winna 7.00pm Cash Housie 8.30pm Bingo 7.00pm Members Badge Draw 9.00pm Gold Frequent Rewards Draw (last Thursday

of month)

(last Wednesday of month)

SUNDAY 11.30am Briefcase Blitz 4.00pm Wests Winning Wheel 8.00pm Weekly Car Draw 6.30pm Mega Meat Tray Raffle 8.00pm Show Poker 6.00pm APL Poker 2.30pm APL Poker 6.30pm Sizzling Sunday Meat Raffle 5.00pm Members Badge Draw 8.00pm Diamond+ Frequent Rewards Draw (last Sunday of month)

Key: Wests League Club Country Club Gledswood Hills Wests Tennis Club

Lakeside Golf Club Camden Wests Group Macarthur

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Live entertainment

WHAT'S ON Beat the cool weather this winter season and head down to a Wests venue with friends and family to enjoy a range of showroom events, live entertainment and social events. SENIOR SOCIALS Senior Socials are held on the second Tuesday of each month from 10.15am to 12.30pm in the Wests Auditorium. The Socials offer a rotation of recognisable entertainment with Geoff Jones as the compere and also includes morning tea. Geoff is an experienced entertainer with a knack for engaging the audience, working the room and creating energy amongst the crowd.

Senior Socials V – Ross Maio and Daniel Rambasco Enjoy the accordion sounds from award-winning Ross Maio, originally from Italy. Ross takes the audience on a trip around the world in music that will enthral, with popular tunes and the classics. Daniel Tambasco, currently performing with the Sydney Opera Company, brings the classics to life as well as performing great standards of music. [ Date: Tuesday 12 June | Tickets: $10M | $12V includes morning tea and show | Bookings: westslc.com.au ]

Christmas in July Senior Socials VI – Lisa Cook and Bob Howe Award-winning vocalist Lisa Cook, well known for her very popular Petula Clark Tribute Show “Colour My World”, will sing the jingles of Christmas. With a great voice singing songs from the 60’s and 70’s, Lisa will transform this July to our favourite jolly season. Bob Howe has a permanent smile, loving to perform intricate pieces of music whilst moving about the stage. Bob will be sure to get the audience in the Christmas spirit with his award-winning guitar and vocals. [ Date: Tuesday 10 July | Tickets: $10M | $12V includes morning tea and show | Bookings: westslc.com.au ]

Senior Socials VII – Nick Bavarell and Toni Stevens

a special feature playing tribute to the “Voice of the Eagles” Don Henley. A show all ages will identify with and come back for more each time. [ Date: Friday 29 June | Tickets: $20M | $23V | Doors: 7.30pm | Showtime: 8pm | Bookings: westslc.com.au ]

SHOWROOM ACTS Wests frequently holds live shows, performances and events in our recently-renovated Auditorium, located upstairs at the Club. The Auditorium is serviced by its own bar, offers an outdoor terrace and service facilities. There are events that the whole family will enjoy, so check out the upcoming entertainment below and don’t miss out on a ticket.

The Eagles Show – The Heart of the Matter

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ventures demonstrating his talents. From the classics to modern music, Nick delivers these tunes with a captivating smile to enchant the audience. Toni will have you laughing your heads off as she reflects the funny side of life, whilst bringing back the great old songs that will have you all singing along to tunes you may think you've forgotten. [ Date: Tuesday 14 August | Tickets: $10M | $12V includes morning tea and show | Bookings: westslc.com.au ]

Featuring the stunning vocals of Paul McGovern, this show is Australia’s finest and most authentic tribute to the legendary Eagles. Taking you on a journey through the Eagles career with

The Beach Boys Show Labelled "America's first Rock Band”, The Beach Boys have gone down in history as one of the greatest bands of all time. The show has captured the true essence of the band and delivers a real Beach Boys experience from the striped blue and white shirts and Hawaiian flowers to replica instruments and full visual aspect. This is a show not to be missed – bring your friends for a memorable night out. [ Date: Friday 20 July | Tickets: $20M | $23V | Doors: 7.30pm | Showtime: 8pm | Bookings: westslc.com.au ]


[ ENTERTAINMENT ]

THEMED TRIVIA

Lost Legends The ultimate Australian rockumentary with a performance of lost legend songs, footage, interviews, stories, costumes and recollections of Australian rock history including Chrissy Amphlett, Bon Scott, The Bee Gees, Doc Neeson, Billy Thrope, Steve Wright and more. Delivered by world-class musicians who were friends and bandmates of the Aussie legends. [ Date: Friday 3 August | Tickets: $20M | $23V | Doors: 7.30pm | Showtime: 8pm | Bookings: westslc.com.au ]

Themed trivia is held on the first and third Tuesday of each month in the Bambu Lounge at Wests complimentary for all Wests members and guests. Study up on your favorite areas of a TV Series, iconic event, book series, sporting event or era and you could be winning limited-edition themed prizes, gift vouchers, cash and more. Get your friends ready for a 7pm start with no caps on team numbers required.

The most authentic Pink show in Australia is coming to Wests this August! With her uncanny likeliness both visually and vocally, Kylie L. Clarke is sensational as P!NK. Comprised of multiaward-winning musicians, sound and lighting technicians, with a complete choreographed set list and costumes, the show will leave you breathless. Excellence in every performance by all. [ Date: Friday 10 August | Tickets: $35 | Doors: 7.30pm | Showtime: 8pm | Bookings: westslc.com.au ]

Every Friday from 9.30pm and Saturday from 9pm to 1am in the Bambu Lounge

Every Friday and Saturday night in the Brasserie from 8pm to 11.30pm

01/06 Jamie Lindsay Trio

01/06

02/06 Emalia Jane

02/06 Funkatron Duo

Sydney Funk 08/06 Collective

08/06

09/06 DJ Liche

09/06 Funhouse Trio

15/06 Beta Trio

10/06 Jamie Lindsay Trio

10/06 Atomic 16/06 DJ Nav 22/06 Chris Sebastian

15/06

Gilmore Girls Tuesday 5 June | 7pm

29/06 Endless Summer

Music after 2010 Tuesday 19 June | 7pm

06/07 McDaddy Duo

The Simpsons Tuesday 3 July | 7pm

13/07 Atomic

Big Bang Theory Tuesday 7 August | 7pm

30/06 DJ Slinkee

07/07 DJ Nav

14/07 DJ Steve Blitz 20/07 LA Duo 21/07 DJ Liche 27/07

Luke Koteras and Chris Sebastian

Pokemon Tuesday 21 August | 7pm

28/07 DJ Nav

Note: You must show a valid membership card at Reception when collecting member tickets. All shows above are over 18’s events.

04/08 DJ Slinkee

03/08 Atomic

10/08 Jonny G’s Trio 11/08 DJ Nav 17/08 Endless Summer 18/08 Miss DJ KO

To book please visit westslc.com.au for tickets via our Outix program. All event tickets across the Wests Group of Macarthur, on one platform.

24/08 LA Duo

Sydney Funk Collective Christopher Lee Duo

Anything Goes Duo

16/06 Time Machine 22/06 Real Deal Trio

23/06 Miss DJ KO

Modern Family Tuesday 17 July | 7pm TH!NK PINK – The Ultimate Tribute

FREE ENTERTAINMENT

23/06

Sydney Funk Collective

29/06 Just Jammin 30/06 Peter Morgan Trio 06/07 Kicks Duo 07/07 Vinyl Revival 13/07 Heath Lincoln Duo 14/07 James Englund 20/07 Rachel Laing Duo 21/07 Gary Johns Duo 27/07 LA Duo 28/07 Craig Woodward 03/08 Birdman 04/08 Midnyt Sun Duo 10/08 Gary Johns Duo 11/08 McDaddy Duo 17/08

Leon Fallon Duo

18/08 Time Machine 24/08 Tish Duo

25/08 DJ Nav

25/08 LA Duo

Luke Koteras and 31/08 Chris Sebastian

31/08 Acoustic Autograph

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Winter surprises $10,000

MONDAY

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Queens Birthday Members Badge Draw Draws commence at 4pm | $10,000 must be won by 8pm | Announced across all venues LTPS/18/21159

$5,000

WEDNESDAY

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Winter Warmers Raffle

Tickets on sale from 5.30pm | Draws commence at 7pm | Drawn in the Bambu Lounge

$5,000

WEDNESDAY

18TH JULY

Gadget Gurus Raffle

Tickets on sale from 5.30pm | Draws commence at 7pm | Drawn in the Bambu Lounge

$3,000

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DON’T MISS THE WESTS TIGERS PLAYING AT CAMPBELLTOWN STADIUM, NEXT DOOR TO WESTS FOR ROUNDS 15 & 24

Wests Tigers v Canberra Raiders Round 15 | Sunday 17th June Gates open 11.40am | Kickoff 4.10pm

Wests Tigers v Manly Sea Eagles Round 24 | Thursday 23rd August Gates open 5.20pm | Kickoff 7.50pm

Purchase tickets from Ticketek today Junior & Concession $17.50 | Adults $22.50 | Family of 4 $50.50 Brasserie specials available for lunch and dinner for game days see westslc.com.au for more details

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2.30pm APL Poker | 6.30pm Sizzling Sunday Meat Raffle

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Entertainment

FOR THE KIDS Keeping the kids entertained each school holidays can be a challenge, so we’ve taken the stress out of planning what to do. Get the kids to choose from a stimulating bingo session where they are learning whilst playing, an energy-zapping disco, building motor skills through LEGO workshops, learning to cook or playing tennis and golf with friends.

KIDS BINGOS Kids Bingo is continuing over winter and includes a bingo book, texta, fruit piece and a poppa – all things to keep them entertained, as well as prizes to be won. Show your child’s ticket at the Brasserie after Bingo for a discounted $5 lunch of their choice from our Kids Menu. [ Wests League Club | Dates: Monday 9 and Monday 16 July | Time: 11am – 1pm | Tickets: $8 | Max: 150 per session | Bookings: westslc.com.au ] [ Country Club Gledswood Hills | Dates: Thursday 12 and Thursday 19 July | Time: 10.30am – 12.30pm | Tickets: $8 | Max: 50 per session | Bookings: countryclubgh.com.au ] [ 22 ]

MAGIC SHOW AND WORKSHOP The kids will enjoy an interactive magical show filled with fun, laughter, learning and aweinspiring magic tricks these school holidays; they may even learn some new tricks to play on their siblings! All tickets include a complimentary cupcake from the café. [ Country Club Gledswood Hills | Date: Wednesday 11 July | Time: 11am - 1pm | Tickets: $12 | Max: 50 per session | Bookings: countryclubgh.com.au ]

KIDS DISCOS Keep the kids entertained these cooler school holidays at the Wests Kids Disco with friends, cousins, siblings and classmates. Disco is recommended for kids up to 12 years and includes loads of dancing, singing, games and prizes to be won. [ Wests League Club | Dates: Wednesday 11 and Wednesday 18 July | Time: 11am – 1pm | Tickets: $5 | Bookings: westslc. com.au ]

LEGO PARTY WORKSHOPS The kids can learn, build and play with our LEGO workshops coming to Wests. Choose from three different workshops on the day with popular themes like Superheroes, Minecraft, Minions, Amusement park rides, Pokémon, Space adventures and more. [ Wests League Club | Date: Friday 13 July | Time: 9.30am – 11am, 11.30am – 1pm or 2pm – 3.30pm | Tickets: $15 | Max: 50 per session | Bookings: westslc. com.au ]


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TACO COOKING CLASSES Taco cooking classes are when the fun really happens. With practical hands-on classes, your kids will learn about healthy food, cooking and recipes – with the taco ingredients, equipment and aprons supplied. Registration forms need to be completed – if your child has allergic or special needs please ensure these are completed 72 hours prior to the class to ensure a safe environment for all. [ Wests League Club | Date: Friday 20 July | Time: 11am – 12pm with second release for 1pm – 2pm | Tickets: $15 | Max: 40 per session | Bookings and Registration forms: westslc.com.au ]

GOLF FOR GIRLS A great environment for girls aged 7 to 14 years who want to learn the fundamental skills and etiquette of the game while enjoying a fun, accessible and satisfying introduction to golf. The day includes activities, fruit, lunch, presentation and prizes. Please bring sneakers or flat, covered shoes, hat or cap and sunscreen with equipment supplied. [ Lakeside Golf Club Camden | Date: Thursday 12 July | Time: 9.30am – 1.15pm | Tickets: $15 | Bookings: email Helen Lowe on lakesidegirlsgolf@gmail.com, call 04338 986 169 or collect an application form from the Golf Shop ]

TENNIS COACHING CLINICS Learn new skills, keep fit and make friends with the Coaching Clinics these upcoming school holidays. The Clinics are available for kids aged 4 to 17 years, with beginners welcome. Our helpful Clinics have full supervision provided and include a complimentary sausage sizzle on the final day to celebrate. [ Wests Tennis Club | Dates: Monday 9 July – Wednesday 11 July | Time: 9am – 3pm | Tickets: $90 for 3 days, $35 per day or $20 half day | Bookings: email Jared Zeeman on jared@ centrecourttennis.com.au or call 0404 457 088 ]

JUNIOR GOLF Absolute Golf ’s Junior Golf Program runs for a ten week period at Lakeside Golf Club Camden during the July to September school term for 2018. Choose from two courses including a Beginners class or an Intermediate class where the kids will learn the etiquette of golf and improve their golfing skills. [ Lakeside Golf Club Camden | Date: Saturday 21 July – Saturday 22 September | Time: Beginners 2pm – 3pm or Intermediate 3pm – 4.30pm | Tickets: $20 per week or $110 for 10 weeks | Bookings: email Jeff Mansfield on jmgs@ bigpond.net.au, call 0433 214 389 or collect an application form from the Golf Shop ] Wests Group Macarthur [ 23 ]


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TRIVIA TUESDAYS Held in the Bambu Lounge at 7pm

Themed Trivia

First & Third Tuesdays

General Knowledge Trivia

Second, Fourth & Fifth Tuesdays

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Ingham Institute's next lunch is Friday 1 March 2019.

Stories that make a

DIFFERENCE Wests Group Macarthur shows support in a variety of ways through research associations, such as the Ingham Institute, in a number of local lifestyle areas and focusing on causes that assist those less fortunate. INGHAM INSTITUTE ANNUAL LADIES LUNCHEON The Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research held their Annual Ladies Luncheon for Clinical Trials in the South West Sydney, to celebrate women in science on Friday 2 March 2018 in the Lakeside Function Centre and Gardens, coinciding with International Women’s Day. Clinical trials are medical research investigations where people volunteer to test out new health and medical treatment in order to prevent, detect or manage various diseases or medical conditions. Clinical trials help medical researchers determine if a treatment is safe, effective and/or better than existing treatment. The Ingham Institute’s world-class medical research is rooted in and driven by the needs of our local South West Sydney community. As a not-for-profit organisation, the Institute [ 26 ]

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relies on the support of the local community. Wests Group Macarthur donated $20,000 towards the Institute via the ClubGRANTS funding and 2018 marks the fifth year of the Luncheon, with over $300,000 raised so far towards the Ingham Institute's research. South West Sydney is a dynamic centre for clinical trials. The Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research and the South West Sydney Local Health District (SWSLHD) have over 20 clinical trials groups that cover more than 15 different specialty areas all working across Liverpool, Campbelltown, Bankstown, Bowral and Fairfield Hospitals. At any given time we have over 300 trials open for people of all ages (from young children to the elderly) with various types and stages of a disease or condition. The event was hosted by Channel 7 Sunrise newsreader, Natalie Barr [pictured with

Chris Patterson MP] and had a special guest appearance by Jean Kittson [pictured, speaking] filling us with laughs. Attendees enjoyed a twocourse lunch prepared by Lakeside chefs and a Champagne race-against-the-clock for a bottle of Moet with all funds going to the Ingham Institute. A presentation was also given by Associate Professor Kieran Scott discussing the amazing advancements in prostate cancer, with the hope for early detection and prevention for future generations. Through the support from Wests Group Macarthur, the Institute alongside the SWSLHD has launched clinicaltrials.org.au. This means that all Australians living in South West Sydney (and beyond) have the opportunity to participate in the many clinical trials being coordinated in their community. It is a free, multi-lingual site in English, Arabic, Hindi, Chinese, Samoan and Vietnamese.


[ COMMUNITY ]

THE CRAIG PINN MEMORIAL CHARITY GOLF DAY

LAKESIDE RUGBY LEAGUE CUP

MAGPIE HERITAGE NIGHT

Lakeside recently held the annual Lakeside Rugby League Cup to help support those suffering with life changing injuries sustained whilst playing Rugby League. There was a lot of love in the air at the event which was held at Lakeside Golf Club Camden on Wednesday 14 February, with approximately $20,000 raised and Benji Marshall taking home the Legends Cup with 41 points to his name. Special guests on the day included Kurt Drysdale and Brad Hayes [pictured, centre with Benji Marshall]. In June of 2015, Kurt was injured in a simple innocuous tackle that left him a quadriplegic and 16 year old, Bradley Hayes also sustained spinal injuries from Rugby League in July of 2016. Both families have been left with the financial burden that their condition now requires, thus, funds raised on the day will help those injured players with medical treatment, accommodation costs and hospital equipment. Special guest players on the day included Darryl Brohman, Terry Lamb, Brett Kimmorley, Nathan Cayless, Paul Dunn, Eric Grothe, Clint Newton, Sean Garlick, John Gibbs, Warren Smith, Peter Kelly, John Skandalis, Liam Fulton, Brad Drew, Andrew Ryan, Craig Wing, Anthony Minichiello, Greg Alexander. Ben Ross, Paul Sironen, David Furner and Brett Hodgson. Congratulations for such an amazing result for some amazing young players.

The Magpie Heritage Night was recently held on Saturday 24 March at Wests League Club Campbelltown. It was a weekend to celebrate 30 years of Western Suburbs and Wests Tigers Rugby League in the Macarthur area. MC for the night was Balmain Tigers and Wests Tigers legend Joel Cain, who held guest panel talks with a number of players throughout the event. The night started with the story of the introduction of the Western Suburbs Magpies to Rugby League followers in the Campbelltown and Macarthur regions in March of 1987. The initial match was held at Orana Park against defending premiers Parramatta, with Wests triumphing 32-16 on the 7 March for Round 2; a day always remembered by the Magpies. As fans were given the opportunity to meet the players and coaches during the night, the early timeline of events for the Magpies were celebrated from 1988 with Laurie Freier as Coach, 1991 with Jason Taylor as a stand out, 1994 with Paul Smith’s 18 tries, equalling Kangaroo Alan Rodley's Club record that has previously stood for 62 years, 1997 with Wests Captain Paul Langmack joining the ‘200 games’ Club and in 1999 the redevelopment of the Campbelltown Sports Stadium and when Western Suburbs and Balmain Club members joined forces. Various achievements were celebrated throughout the night including the Western Suburbs 1992 Club Championship year and the Wests Tigers 2005 NRL Premiership win against North Queensland Cowboys.

Wests Group Macarthur was honoured to host such an important annual golf day on Friday 16 March. A massive $93,000 was raised at the 2018 Charity Golf Day with all funds being put towards the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Haematology Department and research into the eventual cure of juvenile diabetes. The Craig Pinn Memorial Charity Golf fund started in 2000 and has since raised over $1.3 million for a variety of charities.

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[ EVENTS ]

Capturing Moments

AND MEMORIES Lakeside Golf Club Camden is our premium wedding venue where brides are inspired by country charm, elegant features and landscaped gardens. Our dedicated Functions and Events team will help you plan your wedding right down to the finest of details, no matter the style – whether it grand or intimate, we succeed at catering to your every need.

COOLABAH/WILLOW ROOM Our Coolabah/Willow Room can accommodate up to 180 guests for a seated wedding or 250 for a cocktail reception. The room is equipped with a private bar and bathroom facilities, dance floor, private pre-function foyer, and access to our outdoor verandah and gardens, where you can also host your ceremony. [ 28 ] Lakeside Golf Club Camden

Complimentary parking is provided for all guests close to the room for ease of access.

WILLOW ROOM One half of our full Lakeside venue, the Willow Room, is ideal for intimate weddings of up to 80 guests seated, or 100 guests cocktail style. The room has access to the private bar and bathroom facilities, dance floor, private pre-function foyer, and the outdoor verandah and gardens ideal for the perfect wedding photos with the bridal party. Choose from our range of packages from a simple, yet elegant Garden Ceremony

including bridal arch, folding chairs, signing table, water station and photo time on the Golf Course, to a Classic Wedding Package for your Reception. Stepping up from there is the Deluxe Wedding Package to include five-hour room hire, standard beverage package, three-course menu, wedding cake, DJ plus more or the Ultimate Wedding Package; the premium selection to really put your guests in awe, with the finest of details and inclusions. Contact the Functions and Events team today on (02) 4628 4188, visit westslc.com.au to download our packages or email functions@westslc.com.au.


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BOOK YOUR NEXT FUNCTION WITH US

Events to remember We've catered to a vast range of special occasions, comprising of birthdays, reunions, anniversaries, school formals and life celebrations. There is the option to select from a range of menus, decorations and styles or to choose one of our function packages, which we can tailor to suit your specifications. Our function rooms are assembled as openplan designs with modern facilities to ensure a professional and contemporary look. There is ample complimentary parking for all guests for ease of entry, as well as private outdoor access from a selection of function rooms. There is an assortment of function rooms available for hire, each with a different seat capacity to suit your needs. We offer a range of dining and beverage options to suit your celebration from Cocktail Menus containing hot and cold selections, desserts, carvery and grazing stations, as well as

premium seafood items, to a sit-down Classic or Deluxe Menu for your guests. For those with larger special occasions, you may be tempted to try our Buffet Menu with fresh tossed salads, hot dishes, carvery items, seafood selections, desserts and more. We’ve got the little ones covered too with our dedicated childrens' menu at an affordable price. Bar tabs are also available where you can choose from our alcoholic packages including draught beer, house wines and soft drink for up to five hours or the non-alcoholic options per person. Additional extras to make your event really shine including DJs, MCs, Jukeboxes, Photo booths, Centrepieces, Decorations or even a Lolly Buffet.

Gain access to the below standard inclusions: • AV equipment, including a data projector, screens and wireless microphone • Free WiFi access at Wests and Lakeside • All furniture plus table cloths and napkins • All seated functions include menus, table numbers and a seating chart • Exclusive and experienced service staff Plus Wests offers complimentary room hire for sports clubs, community clubs and not-for-profit organisations upon applications. Please see westslc.com.au for further details. WINTER EVENT SPECIAL

Book your next event before 31st July 2018 and receive FREE room hire*. *Terms and conditions apply.

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SPORTS COUNCIL Wests continues to pride itself on supporting those individuals and teams with sporting dreams and goals and aims to regularly share their stories with members and guests to follow the success of our recipients. CODY SALTER TAKES ON AUSTRALIA Cody Salter, a member of Macarthur Triathlon Club is our winner for the Youth Sportsperson Award for February 2018. Cody isn’t mucking around when it comes to competing, with wins across the whole of Australia from Macquarie Fields, down to Glenelg and even across to Perth in Western Australia. Consistently impressing his family, friends and teammates, Cody is aiming for National titles next – just a few of Cody’s most recent wins are listed below. Well done, Cody! • 10th Australian Youth Triathlon Championship, Perth • 4th Australian Youth Triathlon Series Race 2, Glenelg • 2nd NSW All Schools Triathlon, Penrith • 3rd Australia Day Aquathlon, Under 16 Short Course, Wollongong • 5th Sydney Sprint Triathlon, Kurnell • 1st Macarthur Triathlon Series Round 6 Junior Race, Macquarie Fields

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ROBERT KNOWS HOW TO PICKEN With a provisional qualification for the World Championship Team, Robert Picken from Macarthur Triathlon is on his way to global victory. Competing in the Sydney Sprint Triathlon where he finished 4th overall after swimming for 750m, riding for 2km and running for 5km – wow! Rob also competed in the recent Huskisson Sprint Triathlon covering the tracks and only being beaten by those 20 years his junior. The Nepean Triathlon saw Robert accepting the silver medal, only after swimming for 1km, riding for 30km and running for a further 10km – what an achievement with his time showing no signs of slowing down. Robert also competed in the Jackie Fairweather Memorial Triathlon in Canberra and in the second Huskisson Sprint Triathlon, where he finished fifth and third respectively. As a result, Robert Pricken was awarded the Seniors Sportsperson Award for February 2018 and we have no doubt we will be seeing him again in no time. Congratulations Rob, such an astonishing accomplishment!

LINDA’S SPIRIT LIGHTING UP TRACK AND FIELD The February Spirit of Sports Award for 2018 has been awarded to Linda Rowland of the Ambarvale Little Athletics Club for her commitment and dedication to the Club over the last nine years. Currently, Linda coordinates the canteen by purchasing all the food, correctly labelling and ensuring a variety of fresh food options are available for the kids and their families to purchase. Linda is always the last one to leave the fields after cleaning the canteen. Not only does Linda feed the families at each event, she also is the Uniform Officer in charge of ordering, communicating, and distributing for all players, as well as the Club Secretary! Linda is the first point of contact for the Club, also holding the Liaison Officer position. Along with the team at Ambarvale Little Athletics, we too believe Linda is worthy of the Spirit of Spors Award – congratulations.


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Congratulations to our winners MONTHLY AWARD WINNERS Sports Award nominations are open to members of Sporting Clubs and Individual Clubs of Associations which have been approved by the Wests Campbelltown Board for membership of the Wests Sports Council. There are twelve Monthly Award Winners within the below categories, with each receiving a dining voucher for their achievement, as well as recognition at the Wests Sports Council Annual Presentation Dinner. AWARD

FEBRUARY 2018

MARCH 2018

APRIL 2018

Junior Sportsperson Award

Andrew Salian from Magpies Cricket Club

Billy Zavetsanos from Macarthur Triathlon Club

Sophie Eagles from Macarthur Triathlon Club

Youth Sportsperson Award

Cody Salter from Macarthur Triathlon Club

Aaron O’Callaghan from Magpies Cricket Club

Jacob Simpson from Mt Annan Swimming Club

Senior Sportsperson Award

Robert Picken from Macarthur Triathlon Club

Kye Simpson from Macarthur Triathlon Club

Michael Harding from Macarthur Triathlon Club

Sports Term Award

Under 15 Division 1 from Magpies Cricket Club

Under 11 Division 2 from Magpies Cricket Club

Elite Competition Team from Mt Annan Swimming Club

Spirit of Sports Award

Linda Rowland from Ambarvale Little Athletics

Jo Hart from Ambarvale Little Athletics

Mark Brown from Group 6 Referees

Encouragement of Sports Award

Ashton Dennon from Macquarie Fields Swimming Club

Patrick Dennon from Macquarie Fields Swimming Club

Ella-Kate Hussein from Macarthur Triathlon Club

WESTS SPORTS COUNCIL ANNUAL AWARDS Our Wests Sports Council Annual Awards Presentation Night will be held in the Wests Auditorium on Friday 8 May. Keep an eye out in our next Focus journal for the stories of our Annual and Elite Winners. Good luck to all nominations!

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Celebrating

OUR AWARDS Lakeside is considered as a unique golfing venue and now ranked the 14th best course in NSW. With a beautifully landscaped greens, this is just one of the many reasons to visit your local Macarthur golf course. MAJOR PENNANTS The Major Pennants season commenced from Saturday 11 February 2018 where we saw players including Matt Brinkworth, Bill Wright, Corey Dowling, Ben Warby, Jay Choma, Ethan Blackwell and Darren Hawkins rise to the challenge [team pictured above]. Rounds one and two saw Lakeside take on Woolooware with a strong start of solid performances and some very tenacious and gritty play by all saw the team take victory at both the Lakeside and Woolooware home grounds. A very commendable effort and congratulations to all the players and caddies for a terrific effort and fantastic result for Lakeside so early in the competition. Rounds three and four, the team were competing against Carnavon, where unfortunately the team fell short of the mark, with losses in both rounds. Despite the loss, the boys played well, showing grit and character with some late round fightbacks in their respective matches. Rounds five and six were against Asquith with the team winning in round five, but not quite making it there for round six. Unfortunately, the Pennants didn’t continue past round six, however, the team stood strong and will continue to work on their [ 32 ] Lakeside Golf Club Camden

golfing skills with the positive of the season being that Lakeside will remain in Division 3. Congratulations to the team for their dedication and ongoing commitment – until next time!

LAKESIDE LADIES METROPOLITAN GOLF GRADE 3

The Lakeside Ladies team, comprised of Tracey Wood, Jane Holmes, Julie Turnball, Jan Jacka and Leanne Matthews [pictured above], commenced the Metropolitan Golf Grade 3 competition on Friday 23 February 2018. Starting at Castle Hill for the first round saw the ladies off to a flying start, winning against North Ryde – well done ladies. Continuing to sit at the top of the ladder mid-competition the confidence of the team was exceptional with wins against Long Reef, Castle Hill and a draw with Woolooware.

Unfortunately, the team did not win, but had a great time playing, learning new skills and meeting new people – the ladies can’t wait until next year’s competition.

PENNY KELLY CUP The fifth annual Penny Kelly Lakeside Cup was off to a wet start on Monday 5 March, however, it didn’t deter the 112 ladies from 22 clubs who managed the drizzle for a few holes, dried out and played in near-perfect conditions for the rest of the Cup. The Kelly Family attended the luncheon and, together with Gerard Glancey, provided trophies for the day’s winners which were much appreciated. The big winners on the day was a team from Lakeside ladies comprising Lyn Mather, Chris Charlton, Ann Agnew and Robyn Mayoh with a great nett score of 131 for their 3 scores to count. It was pleasing to see Penny’s friends, from her old club of Belmont, take out the scratch with 87 points!

70TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS A big happy 70th Birthday to five of our Lakeside Lady Golfers [pictured top right]! Congratulations on reaching this milestone and we look forward to sharing plenty more rounds of golf with each of you.


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Congratulations to our winners LAKESIDE ANNUAL GOLF AWARDS The annual golf awards are a celebration not to be missed at Lakeside, with awards for the individual champions, matchplays, foursomes and more. The recent Lakeside Annual Golf Awards Presentation was held on Saturday 28 April in the Lakeside Function Centre. A big congratulations to all the winners and we look forward to watching your games continue to improve in 2018. AWARD

WINNER

2017 Men’s Club Champions

Runners up

Paul Dawsom & Neil Smedley

2017 Cb Russell Mixed Foursomes Championships

A Grade Champion

Matthew Brinkworth

A Grade Runner-up

William Wright

A Grade Nett Winner

Don Kennedy

B Grade Winner

Adam Ciantar

2018 Matchplay Championships

B Grade Runner-up

Warren Stubbs

A Grade Winner

Jay Choma

B Grade Nett Winner

Bal Mudliar

A Grade Runner-up

Ben Warby

C Grade Winner

Dean Hanagan

B Grade Winner

John Moore

C Grade Runner-up

Brain Reid

B Grade Runner-up

Gordon Price

C Grade Nett Winner

Anthony Cawthorne

C Grade Winner

Fred Pobje

Senior Winner

Harry Callanghan

C Grade Runner-up

Lou Russo

Senior Nett Winner

Ken Tideswell

Senior Winner

Michael Brown

Junior Winner

Brandon Vella

Senior Runner-up

Graham Durham

Junior Nett Winner

Matthew Johnson-Garcia

Junior Winner

William Meredith

Junior Runner-up

Julian Fuentes

2017 Ladies Club Championship Club Champion

Joanne Ogle

Division 2

Shane Murray

Veteran

Joanne Ogle

2017 Men’s Gold Medal A Grade

Brenden Hart

B Grade

Steven Jones

C Grade

Eric Durbin

Scratch Winners

Joanne Ogle & Ben Warby

Nett Winners

Jane Holmes & Derek Gascoine

GOLF FOR SENIORS Our golf for seniors course is a six-week course for the over 55s, which provides opportunities to learn new skills, make friends, stay healthy, and have fun! Choose from a Beginners, Intermediate or Advanced Class depending on your current golfing abilities. Upcoming sessions include: • 14 June to 19 July • 19 August to 13 September For more information on Golf for Seniors please contact Karen Hansen on (02) 4634 5630 or email karenh@westslc.com.au. Alternatively please collect an application form from the Golf Shop.

A special mention to Matthew Brinkworth for winning the A Grade Overall Men's Club Champion and Joanne Ogle for winning the Ladies Club Championship!

2017 Men’s Midweek Medal A Grade

Warwich Rickard

B Grade

Russell Jones

C Grade

Gordon Lawson

R H Mckinnon “2017 Cock Of The Walk” Winners

Ken Edmonds & Terry Tideswell

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CENTRE TENNIS COURT HIRE • Tennis racquet: $4 • Tennis ball: $4 ea | $12 for 3 | $16 for 4 • Re-stringing: $25 – $50 • Day court hour hire: $12M | $14V • Night court hour hire: $16M | $19V • Match play Friday (from 5pm): $20 p/ lesson • Match play Friday (from 5pm): $100 p/ term • Head Coach lessons 30 min: $35 • Head Coach lessons 60 min: $70 • Assistant Coach lessons 30 mins: $35 • Assistant Coach lessons 60 mins: $65 • Group lessons (4 ppl): $13 p/h • Group lessons (6 ppl): $17.50 p/h • Squad sessions: $300 p/term

Anyone for a game

OF TENNIS? Wests Tennis Club and Southern Districts Tennis Association aim to provide the local community with a vast array of tennis competitions. We have something for everyone so don’t let age, gender or sporting ability hold you back. SOCIAL TENNIS

HOT SHOTS

Social tennis is run in a double round-robin format and you must be a Southern Districts Tennis Association or Wests Group Macarthur member. Registrations close 30 minutes prior to start time. [ Wests Tennis Club | Dates/ Times: Wednesday’s from 7pm – 9pm or Sunday’s from 9am – 11am | Cost: $6 per play ]

ANZ Tennis Hot Shots is suitable for primary school-aged children aged 4 to 10 years. Smaller courts, lighter racquets and low-compression balls that don’t bounce too high so kids will be having fun whilst learning. [ Wests Tennis Club | Days: Weekdays | Time: 3.30pm | Cost: $12.50 per class for eight weeks ]

GET FIT. GET BETTER

Burn calories, increase your fitness and improve your game at the same time in this fun, music-fuelled group. Join the new Cardio Tennis Movement and "Get Fit. Get Better". Places are limited so get in quick. [ Wests Tennis Club | Cost: $10M | $15V per session ] [ 34 ] Wests Tennis Club

COMPETITIONS

• Saturday Afternoon Doubles: Contact Jared Zeeman 0404 457 088 or Stephen Ring 0488 450 123 • Ladies Midweek: Contact Rosina Anson 0422 618 786] • Night Competition: Contact Mark Hamilton 0423 836 155

• Social Tennis: Contact info@tennismacarthur.com.au • Saturday Morning Juniors: Contact Stephen Ring 0488 450 123 or Vicki Mackison 0435 899 553 • Annual Championships: Contact Michael Jackson 0413 632 632 • Inter District: Contact Lesley Pascoe 0410 477 375 Contact and bookings: contact Ian on 0411 330 107 or Jared on 0404 457 088 or visit centrecourttennis. com.au and weststc.com.au for further information.


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DIRECTORY

WESTS LEAGUE CLUB

Friday and Saturday: 11.30am – 1.30am Sunday: 11am – 11pm

10 Old Leumeah Road, Leumeah. NSW. 2560 Phone: (02) 4628 4188 Email: info@westslc.com.au Website: www.westslc.com.au

WESTS TENNIS CLUB 16 Old Leumeah Road, Leumeah. NSW. 2560 Phone: (02) 4626 2088 Email: info@westslc.com.au Website: www.weststc.com.au

Club Trading Hours Open 365 days a year

Club Trading Hours

Weekdays: 9.30am – 4am Weekends: 9am – 6am Café D’lish Monday to Wednesday: 9.30am – 9.30pm Thursday: 9.30am – 11.30pm Friday: 9.30am – late Saturday: 9am – late Sunday: 9am – 9.30pm Wests Brasserie Lunch Monday to Sunday: 11.30am – 2.30pm

Sunday to Monday: 10am – 10pm Tuesday to Saturday: 10am – 11pm

Chinese Restaurant Lunch Tuesday to Sunday: 11.30am – 2pm Dinner Tuesday to Thursday and Sunday: 5.30pm – 9pm Friday and Saturday: 5.30pm – 9.30pm COUNTRY CLUB GLEDSWOOD HILLS

Dinner Sunday to Thursday: 5.30pm – 9pm Friday and Saturday: 5.30pm – 9.30pm

91 The Hermitage Way, Gledswood Hills. NSW. 2557 Phone: (02) 9606 5301 Email: info@westslc.com.au Website: www.countryclubgh.com.au

Stonegrill Restaurant Friday and Saturday: 5.30pm – 9.30pm Bambu Asian Restaurant

Club Trading Hours Open 365 days a year

Lunch Tuesday to Friday: 12pm – 2.30pm Saturday and Sunday: 11.30am – 3pm Dinner Sunday to Thursday: 5.30pm – 9.30pm Friday and Saturday: 5.30pm – 10pm

Monday: 10am – 11pm Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday: 10am – 12am Thursday: 10am – 1am Friday and Saturday: 10am – 4am

Bambu Lounge WC_FitHQ JournalBar 190x43.75.pdf 1 18/05/2018 and Cocktail Monday to Wednesday: 4pm – 10pm Thursday: 11.30am – 11pm

Country Club Cafe & Brasserie 10:22 AM Sunday to Thursday: 11.30am – 9pm Friday and Saturday: 11.30am – 9.30pm A selection of light meals, coffee and

cakes will be available daily until 10.30pm Sunday to Thursday and until 11.30pm on Friday and Saturday. Countryside Chargrilled BBQ Thursday to Saturday: 5.30pm – 9.30pm Sunday: 11.30am – 9pm Country Club Courtesy Bus Friday and Saturday: 5pm – 12am LAKESIDE GOLF CLUB CAMDEN 50 Raby Road, Gledswood Hills. NSW. 2557 Phone: (02) 4634 5834 Email: golfshop@westslc.com.au Website: www.camdenlakeside.com.au Club Trading Hours Open 365 days a year Monday to Wednesday: 10am – 6pm Thursday to Sunday: 10am – 11pm Three P's Ristorante Breakfast/Snacks Daily: From 6.30am Lunch Monday to Sunday: 11.30am – 3pm Dinner Thursday to Sunday: 5.30pm – 9pm PRODUCTION Production: For any journal enquiries, please contact the Wests Group Macarthur Marketing Department on (02) 4628 4188. Design: www.frescocreative.com.au Material contained in Focus is accurate at the time of print, however, information is subject to change without notice.

As a member of Wests Group Macarthur, you gain an exclusive 15% discount on all 12-month and flexi (month-to-month) memberships + 15% on joining fees! PLUS loads more value including 1 x complimentary personal training session (valued at $60) and a physio consultation (valued at $88). Simply show your Wests Group Macarthur membership card when signing up. FIT HQ Health Club 1 Tindall Street Campbelltown. NSW. 2560 P: 02 4626 8600 | E: info@fithq.net.au | W: www.fithq.net.au Wests Group Macarthur [ 35 ]


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Focus | Edition 3 Winter 2018 | Wests Group Macarthur  

Connect with Wests Group Macarthur through our Journal, 'Focus' ✨ Edition 3 highlights our Coffee Champions, winter dining specials and a co...

Focus | Edition 3 Winter 2018 | Wests Group Macarthur  

Connect with Wests Group Macarthur through our Journal, 'Focus' ✨ Edition 3 highlights our Coffee Champions, winter dining specials and a co...

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