19 HOOP GOLF CROQUET COMPETITION: This competition was held in perfect weather and proved to be extremely successful. The competition was won by Sue Beattie and runner up was Rob McAdam whilst the Plate was won by Ian Bassett. The Committee would like to thank Peter Tracy for organizing the event, Elaine Roomes for managing the event, Sue Nolan for overseeing the catering and all those members who contributed by providing soups, morning and afternoon teas and helping in the kitchen, Tim for setting up the lawns, the many referees and, of course, the competitors who showed some exciting skills in their games. Robbie took many photos of the event and these are at the Club. Thanks Robbie. Our sponsors, McDevitt Property Agents and Auctioneers must be thanked for without them this event would not have taken place.

Tasmanian Croquet Association AGM: The TCA executives for 2017-2018 season are:

President: Bob Godfrey                                       Vice President: Liz Bassett

Secretary: June Pongratz                                Treasurer: Graham Keating

Southern Representative: Ian Bassett            Northern Representative: Joan Williams

Convenor of Tournaments: Patsy Payne

Sally Liggins Assistant Secretary, Tournament Secretary and Web Officer

The new calendar will soon be available on the croquettas.com website.

LAWN CLOSURE: Although the time we close our lawns is not definite, it will be around mid- July and or August. This will depend on the weather.

PENNANT TEAMS: A list will soon be displayed at the Club for members to indicate if they wish to compete in the golf pennant competition. This list will need to be finalized before 29 June.  Days of play may be different from last year and it will be necessary for the first B div. team to play one game in Launceston.  The Golf pennant will commence in January.   The Association guidelines have not yet been finalized. Games will commence on September 19.

ITEMS LEFT AT CLUB: Could members please check if you own any of the items at the Club. These include plates, containers, clothing and handicap cards.

NEW MEMBER: Welcome to John Lovelock. Hope you enjoy your time at KCC.

HOUSE KEEPING: Thank you to those who have let me know about periods when they are not available for housekeeping. If you cannot make it, please try to find a substitute.

18 June-1 July: Sue Nolan and Margaret Fleming

2 July-15 July:  Di Hollier and Avner Misrachi

16 July-29 July Marge Cawthorn and Hilary Bennetto

I HAVE A DREAM! One of our members has suggested we purchase our own premises, -the Community Centre and surrounding grounds in the Redwood complex is for sale. This includes the building, a bowling green and a croquet lawn as well as some surrounding ground which would allow for at least two more croquet lawns. All we need is around $2 million. It has been suggested that members donate some money for purchasing a tattslotto ticket under a syndicate name of KCC. If we win the $2 million we consider buying the facilities. If we win a smaller prize the money goes into club funds and if we lose – we lose. It is up to each individual member to decide if they wish to be included in this enterprise.  A donation box is now at the Club for those who wish to participate in this dream.

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