MATAMATA RSA – THE BEATING HEART OF MATAMATA

Diary Dates – JAN 2021

  • 14th January – Bistro opens again & raffles restart!
  • 15th January – Elusive Joker restarts!
  • 19th January – 50 Club restarts!
  • 31st January – First Sunday Roast of the year – bookings essential! List on the bar.
  • Don’t forget to diarise 12th February – first quiz for 2021. Book your team now as we were at capacity last year!

Diary Dates – FEB 2021

  • Friday 5th – 7.30pm – RSA vs New World 8-Ball competition – yes, it’s back and we’re going to win!
  • Friday 12th February – first quiz for 2021. Book your team now as we were at capacity last year!
  • Monday 15th Feb – Indoor Bowls starts again!
  • Sunday 28th Feb – Roast night – bookings essential.
  • Keep your eye on the 8-Ball noticeboard for a trip to Morrinsville in Feb, as well as dates for upcoming championships!

Yes, 2021 is going to be a good year if your management, staff and committee have anything much to do with it …. And of course YOU … YOUR continued support is essential!

KILLER POOL: every Sunday

Names in by 3:45pm. Play starts at 4:00pm. $5 per person. Winner takes all. $2pp game follows.

RAFFLES – Raffles restart 14th Jan

Raffle tickets on sale from 5pm on raffle nights. Draws take place from 6.30pm.

  • Tuesday – Hot roast chickens & New World vouchers.
  • Thursday – Meat packs
  • Friday – Meat packs

Plus: 

  • Tuesday – Lucky Number Draw after the raffles (drawn fortnightly)
  • Thursday – Club Membership Draw after the raffles
  • Friday – Elusive Joker. Drawn between 7-7.15pm. Tickets on sale from 5pm. $1 a ticket – you must be over 18 and you must be present. Jackpots by $100 each week if not won!

The membership subscriptions for 2021 are now due.  Remember: You must be a financial member to attend the AGM coming up in March.

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Sponsor for the Thursday night Members’ Draw for January is:

PHIL’S MOTORCYCLE CENTRE

Your local bike experts …. Yamaha, Suzuki, Kawasaki, Pre-Loved

T: 07 888 7604 / www.philsmotorcycles.co.nz

FUNDRAISING

Ronnie Lines needs our help. There is a very specialised treatment available to him, but it’s not funded. We are looking to raise every cent we can to help him achieve his goal of getting this groundbreaking treatment.

If you have any bright fundraising ideas, please email them to Gayle at the office, or jot them down and hand them in to a committee member!

 MEMBERSHIP CARDS MUST BE CARRIED ON YOU AT ALL TIMES WHILE IN THE CLUB PLEASE!

 NB: We have had notification from RSA National Office that there is a major delay on getting new cards printed due to Covid delaying shipments from China. Please bear with us! Keep your 2020 card handy and use this if travelling. We are not the only RSA in this position and 2020 cards will be honoured for a few more months! If any club refuses you entry, please call us and we will try to assist you on the phone!

KEEP SMILING

SPUD IN THE BUCKET WINNERS

Congrats to everyone for the great crops produced this year, and thanks again to our fabulous sponsors: Daltons, who provided all the bags of soil and Wrightsons for the supply of seed potatoes.

  • Heaviest crop: Viv Parnell – 1.762kg
  • Heaviest individual spud: Don Doughty – 378g
  • Junior section: Chelsea Doughty – 1.138kg
  • Smallest crop: Warren Taylor – 50g

FUNCTIONS

Are you celebrating a special occasion, birthday, anniversary etc. Please bear the Club in mind when you consider booking a venue! Who else do you know whom you could recommend?

SHUTTLE VAN

Don’t Drive & Drive! Not only is it the law, but it’s stupid! We offer a door to door service but bookings are essential!

To make a booking, call the bar after 3pm but preferably before 5pm when the bar gets busy – sometimes too busy to answer the phone! The van is available to all members, as well as to groups for functions.

There is no charge for the usage …. But donations are always welcome! To tempt you into using the bus and offering up a donation, all users can put their name down on the sheet at the bar – every usage of the van puts you in the draw for a large meat pack raffle, drawn when each sheet is full!

KEEP IT CLEAN

As a family friendly club, we encourage all members to be respectful in terms of bad language and lewd jokes.

POPPY WALL

The poppy wall is not going as well as we’d hoped – we did hope to have it almost full by ANZAC day. To this end, we have dropped the price of the donation from $10 to $5.

Please consider buying a poppy to remember a loved one who is no longer with us.

JANUARY BIRTHDAYS

See you at the Club!

Gayle

13 Jan 2021

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