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NEWSLETTER 130                                                                         12th August 2015
"DOWN AT THE CLUB . . ."


Message from . . .

SANDY DANCKWERTS
Advertising, Media & Events Co-ordinator

 

Greetings to you all, Members & Friends,


There was a festive and jovial spirit down at the Club on Friday night. We had fantastic music for the evening, and many thanks to all of you who came down and supported the Lucky Draw's and also the Club Members Draw as well. A bit of a nippy evening outside, but the vibe inside the Pub was good. Our Club Members Draw saw no winner again (which by the way was lost to Marc Lindsay . . . lol another Lindsay!!) for this week so our next draw will be R700.

Please all remember to tell your friends that any patron that supports our Club on a Friday night can enter into our Bar Lucky Draws and can win so please invite your family and friends to join us!! Visitors are most welcome at our Club . . .

PLEASE NOTE - You have to be present at the Club to win these prizes if your name is drawn!!

If there is anyone out there that would like to contribute towards our Lucky Draw prizes for Friday night and sponsor a prize please could you contact me.  Our Friday evenings are festive and we do get lots of support from the Members and also the local community so any additional prizes would be great to add to the fun!! 

I also advertise and promote your business as well in recognition of your contribution towards the prize evening, so it is well worth it to be a part of our Friday evening Fun!!

If anyone would also like to register and become a Club Social Member please contact our Club Reception for more details.  Price is R555!!!
 

Winners of last Friday's Lucky Draws were . . .

Winner of the R100 Meal Voucher this week from Schooners Restaurant was Sandy Shepherd. Bevis Fairbrother is seen here handing over the prize.
 

And yes we had a very happy Gordon Dickson this week!!!  Winning the Bells Whiskey Lucky Draw Prize he did and it was his 60th Birthday Celebration as well!!  Well done Gords!! This prize is sponsored by Tails Up - Port Shepstone Many thanks to Rob Piers for this fabulous prize each week!!

And a big thank you to Bevis Fairbrother for being our very wonderful, colourful and outrageous co-ordinator on Friday night and also for collecting for our Muso's too!!  Many thanks to all of you who supported the hat for us as well. Our collection was marvellous!!  Well done to you Bevis (and also for supplying us with pics for this weeks newsletter too - thank you).

See some social pics below of Friday evening. The others can be viewed on our Facebook page . . .

Friday's Night Music was hosted by "Mamma & Pappa James"

What delightful musicians are all the way from Madagascar we had playing at our Club on Friday evening. A fabulous evening with good support from our local Community and Members as well. Lesley Lancaster was back on our stage again and she played a few songs on her very "Sexy Sax" with Pappa James which included some all time favourite tunes that were thoroughly enjoyed by the audience. . . 

Thank you to everyone for your most FABULOUS support for the Club on Friday night!!

 
Saturday Night PSCC hosted the Sheppie High Class of 1995 Reunion!!

There were about 60 - 70 people that attended and past pupils of that year came from all over the Country to celebrate in Style! A great time was had by all.

"The service and food was fantastic. A big thank you to Carrie Pieterse and the Port Shepstone Country Club for accommodating us!!" - Gabi Hill (Organiser of the 1995 Reunion)

This coming Friday our Business Day Golf will be sponsored by Umthunzi Hotel and Conference.  Many thanks to Ryan Ringo for organising and sponsoring us with these fantastic prizes for the Business Day this Friday. Please see below our 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place Prizes!!!
 
1st Prize
4 x Vouchers
Table of 4 for Sunday Lunch with bottle of wine valued at R700.00 per voucher
 
2nd Prize
4 x Vouchers
Table of 2 for Dinner with a bottle of wine valued at R500.00 per voucher
 
3rd Prize
4 x Vouchers
Table of 2 for Breakfast with Cappuccino valued at R240.00 per voucher
 
Total cost of Prizes
R5760.00
 
There will also be 6 bottles of Wine with Umthunzi Caps for the closest to the Pin and Longest drives for the Day as well.

Fantastic prizes for this Business Day Golf on Friday so don't miss out on this one!!!

 
The fires will be lit for the evening as well and all your meat, salads & rolls can be purchased from Saffron Chefs.

The Dinner Menu will also be available for those of you that would prefer not to braai.  See you there!!

UMTHUNZI HOTEL & CONFERENCE is an award winning, uniquely, affordable luxury venue that welcomes Leisure guests, Business delegates, Events and Wedding parties and Restaurant diners.

Winner of the 2014 tourism Lilizela Awards (3 star category)
for Kwazulu Natal and South Africa!

Winner of the 2014 tourism Lilizela Awards (3 star category) for Kwazulu Natal and South Africa!

The KwaZulu-Natal South Coast is one of the finest and most recreational coastlines in South Africa. UMTHUNZI, a modern and contemporary Hotel and Conference Centre is situated in Umtentweni near the bustling town of Port Shepstone. Only an hour south of Durban it is ideally located for you to explore all the many and varied local attractions. Cemair now flies from OR Tambo direct to Margate airport, which is just 15 minutes away

With stunning sea views of the Indian Ocean and a short walk to the beach, you will experience the best that the Hibiscus Coast has to offer. With its all equable climate and pleasant water temperatures, you can enjoy both beach and bush getaways all year round. For adventure, golfing, fishing and birding enthusiasts, the region is unsurpassed. The restaurant 30ᴼ SOUTH serves delicious meals in a wonderfully decorated ambiance. People are invited to come for the daily Breakfast and popular Sunday Carvery. Dinners are by reservation.

Whale watch from the terrace deck enjoying cappuccinos, well designed food and a tantalising sundowner!

Conference delegates will be amazed at the turnkey, professional and friendly service that Umthunzi is proud of. Honeymoon couples be spoiled by panoramic sea views from the gorgeous 2 Honeymoon suites with a lavishly draped four poster bed. Weddings and functions are popular at this venue where making your day special is the staff’s priority.

Music for this Friday we have Jade Green & DJ "Stoppy" performing and on stage for us so dress warm and bring your dancing shoes!!  Please email your special music requests to stoppy@venturenet.co.za for anything that you might like Pete to play for the evening. Hope to see you all there . . .
 

GOLF RESULTS
 
Wednesday – 5 August 2015Better Ball Stableford

1st:       Roly Shaw & Brett Pollington – 49 pts
2nd:      Gerald Koch & Daan Swanepoel – 47 pts
 
Saturday – 8 August 2015 – Sanlam Cansa Challenge
 
A Div              1st:       Johan van Niekerk – 40 pts o.c.o
                      2nd:       Ganes Munsami – 40 pts o.c.o
                      3rd:       Graham Fabricius – 40 pts o.c.o
B Div              1st:       Trevor Green – 41 pts o.c.o
                      2nd:       Pepe Govender – 41 pts o.c.o
                      3rd:       Fred van Zyl – 41 pts o.c.o
C Div              1st:       Ewald Ziervogel – 48 pts
                      2nd:       Carl Grobler – 42 pts
                      3rd:       Steve McCarroll – 38 pts
                                      

 

IMPORTANT DATES COMING UP  TO DIARISE!!


21st August - Business Day Bowls Challenge

5/6th September - Ladies Club Champs

5th September - Monthly Mug/The Cellar API Cup

11th September - Business Day Golf

12/13th September - Mckenzie Cup

18th September - Business Day Bowls Challenge

24th September - Heritage Day Celebration @ PSCC

26th September - Izotsha Primary School Golf Day
 

This coming weekend the Sharks will be playing the EP Kings @ 17h05 on Saturday so come along down to the Club and support your team if you can!!

All Visitors are welcome!!  The Kiddies Room is available too to keep the young ones occupied.  Hope to see you all there!!

Saffron Chefs have put together once again for us a scrumptious Rump Steak board special for this weekend, with spice and smokey, chill bacon jam with a Hansa that you can enjoy with the rugby as well this weekend @ a fabulous price of R55.00.
 

Please note everyone . . .

Our "Collect-for-the-Muso" Competition has started!!

Anyone can enter into this competition . . .

If you are willing to "do the hat" for our musicians on Sundays you can enter into this competition.  Each Sunday we would like to see a different entrant and the challenge is for you to dress up, dress down, wear a hat, wear a scarf or something bizarre!!  You need to then submit a photo of yourself & the amount your hat has collected (directly to me, that is, after Carrie Pieterse, Our Club Manager has checked your hat amount), and once a month we will have 2 winners that will be announced & YOU WILL WIN A PRIZE!!!! Prize One:  Best Dressed Contestant and Prize Two:  Who gets the most in the hat!!!  Fabulous!!!

If you are interested in putting your name down for this competition please contact me or Carrie Pieterse, Our Club Manager asap.  You will also receive a FREE MEAL & 1 x BEER/WINE for doing this for us.

All entrants will be publicised in our weekly newsletter but the amounts in your hats will be kept secret until the announcement of the winner.

So much of fun in our Centenary Year with . . . Lots of Fun, Lots of Laughter & Lots of Living it up and creating memorable moments for another 100 years!!

 
 

It was a fabulous and busy, although very windy day down at the Club this Sunday the 9th of August.  Amidst Live Music from The Sound Dogs & Ian Stewart there was a host of mouth-watering age-old favourites from the grill that Saffron Chefs had prepared for us and there seemed to be lots of hungry patrons on Sunday!! (It must have been the cold, windy weather!!) Monday was also a Public Holiday so I think everyone partied for longer too which was great.  Thanks to all of you who supported the Club on Sunday and joined in on the fun.

It was also the Nomads Andrew Mentis Golf Day on Sunday so there was lots of added festive activity down at the Club especially towards late afternoon as well.

Winners of the Nomads Andrew Mentis Tournament were Bobby Naidoo and his team and Runner up Charles Hulley and Co.  This tournament is an annual event that includes invited guests - played outside of the regular monthly games - and is specifically aimed at raising funds for a charity.

South Coast Hospice was the main beneficiary of the tournament this year, and Di van Dyk, CEO of the organisation was present for the prize giving and speeches, together with the Flower Foundation being the second recipient of the funds raised.  Both of these organisations have been supported on several occasions before, and a large portion of the funds raised this year came from the Southern Natal Nomads.  Well done to all of those who were involved in the organising of this event, as it did add an enormous amount of value into our Club and also into our long weekend activities.

See some social pics below.  The others can be viewed on our Facebook page. Photos:  Many thanks to Jenny Hulley for these fabulous pics!!

 

This Sunday we have Craig Jack Lewis performing for us again down at the Club. Craig has a massive repertoire of popular commercial standards that he mixes with a blend of wry comedy, so if you haven't seen him perform on stage yet, please visit us at the Club on Sunday and bring your friends and family to join in.  He is a fantastic acoustic musician and popular amongst the audience!!

Don't forget to book your table for Sunday Lunch as well.

 

Our Golf Special - Mondays & Tuesdays!!!

All Visitors that would like to participate and play golf at our Club on a Monday and Tuesday can enjoy Members Rates @ R125.  Bookings and for more information please contact the PRO Shop direct.

ADVERTISING AND SPONSORSHIP AT THE CLUB!!

Should you wish to ADVERTISE your business at the Club and become a part of the Sponsorship Project please could you get in touch with me.  All sponsorship fees are paid ANNUALLY and extremely affordable.

Advertising space is available at the Bowling Green, the Cricket fields and in the Squash Court.

My contact details are below or email me sandy@thenaartjietree.co.za for more information and pricing options.

Proud Sponsor of our courtyard roof extension Windowvert - South Coast!!!

And that's a wrap for what happened down at the Club this past weekend and also what is in the pipeline for this weekend and further into the month.

Deadline for submissions for this newsletter is Tuesday 12 noon for any news or updates that you would like for me to include. Photo's are most welcome!!  You may also What's App photo's to me on my cell number to include as well.

My words of wisdom for this week . . .

As I grow older, I pay less attention to what people say. I just watch what they do!!

See you at the Club!!

Cheers
Sandy

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