HAPPY BIRTHDAY: Dot Rothery celebrated her 97th Birthday with Gosford City WBC.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY: Dot Rothery celebrated her 97th Birthday with Gosford City WBC. Christine Perkin


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DOT Rothery celebrated her 97th Birthday as always, enjoyed her bowls. Dot also played in Vets Day at Wamberal WBC this September and was awarded Oldest Player of the Day Award. We congratulate Dot on showing us the way to a happy and long life enjoying her Lawn Bowls and of course with lots of friends. Happy Birthday Dot.


ARE holding a Melbourne Cup Luncheon on Tuesday November 7, commencing 11.30am in the Auditorium. The cost of tickets is $15 a head, available from Club Reception. Lunch 12 noon, Sweeps, Entertainment, Raffles, Fashion Parade by 'On the Lane Boutique' Toukley. For catering purposes, tickets must be purchased by Thursday November 26. Details call 43965075.

Men's Only Luncheon Friday November 17 commencing at 11am in the Memorial Hall. Tickets $10 a head and are available from Club Reception. Guest Speaker Tom Dumpleton. Hear some of the great experiences while travelling around Australia and New Zealand with Wirth's Circus in the 1950's. For catering purposes, tickets must be purchased by Wednesday November 15.


If you are interested in early Australian history or early family history, you are very welcome to attend a meeting of The Fellowship of First Fleeters who are descendants of those people who arrived in Australia on January 26, 1788 on the First Fleet. You do not need to be related to a First Fleeter to attend. Meetings are held at Point Clare Hall (opposite the railway station) on the second Saturday morning of each month at 10am for 10.30am for further information please contact Jon on 43116254 or John on 43921926.


WORKING for the Smith Family holds its monthly dinner meeting in the Function Room at the Grange Hotel, Renwick Street,, Wyoming on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 6.30pm for 7pm. New members and visitors are most welcome. Contact Valda on 43251688 or Helen 43675670.


THIS is a social group open to all former Apex members and their partners from any Apex Club and are now living on the Central Coast. The group was formed in 1982 to retain the great friendships made in Apex. We meet on the last Thursday each month for a dinner, at a restaurant or member's home. If you would like to catch up with some old friends please contact Lea or Tom Dumpleton on 43932681 for more details.


COME and enjoy a game of Indoor Bowls at the Central Coast Leagues Club. We play 3 times a week (both social and competition games) in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere and we would be delighted to welcome new members, if you are new to this activity tuition will be given. For further information call 43343800.


WE MEET on the second Friday of the month at 10.30am at Club Toukley RSL. We have lucky door prizes,raffles and lunch followed by entertainment. We also have outings and Friendship Morning Teas. Come along and make new friends. We are a member of the Smith Family raising money for the learning support and education of disadvantaged children of Australia. Contact Sandra on 43966206.

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