David Smy

I am very sorry to have to report that Dave passed away late yesterday afternoon (22nd September). Our thoughts are with Dave and his family at this very sad time. Deepest condolences from all your friends at Monte Mar Bowls & Social Club.

I will post more information as soon as I get it.

GA Mixed Rinks

Well done to our Monte Mar team of Wendy Sheridan, Iain Sheridan, Howie Williams and Graham Smyth winners of the “Plate” in the Gran Alacant Mixed Rinks Competition 2017. A full report of the event can be found in “Articles” on the top menu bar. The photo gallery showing all winners and runners has now been posted to this website..

Valencia Trip 16th – 19th Sept.

The itinerary for the club trip to Valencia is as follows :-

16th September.
Pick up at Lidl 9.20am.
Pick up at Medical Centre 9.30am.
We then make our way to Valencia to the Hotel Medium Valencia.
Please remember to bring your Passports also Medical Cards/Insurance cover.

It is a 4 star Hotel with Bed and Breakfast and we have been informed by Zafiro Travel that it is quite central so there will be plenty of Restaurants to choose from for your evening meal.

19th September.
Day of Departure. We will leave the Hotel at 10.30am and the coach will take us to Peniscola where you can take a leisurely walk along the Promenade, there are plenty of restaurants there to enjoy your lunch.
The coach will then pick up at a designated point at 15:00.
Hope you all have a wonderful time.
(Social Committee)

Bowling Forum + Squad Meetings

A Bowling Forum has now been arranged for 10:00 on Saturday 9th September. It will be followed by a joint meeting of the Matadors and Toreadors squads, each squad will confirm or elect their Captain, Vice Captain and Selector. This will then be followed by a meeting of the Winter League squad who will also confirm or elect their Captain, Vice Captain and Selector.

Ethel & Tony

Email from Dave :-

Yesterday, July 15th, Liz and I visited Tony and Ethel in their lovely home near Huddersfield. We had a short time with them and then went with them to café near Holmfirth. It was good to see that they are doing so well in their new home and that they are getting the help they need. They are both content but miss the club and all their friends at Monte Mar.

Tony is doing some bowling and was due to play in a competition this weekend. Ethel is playing less but does play occasionally. I gave them the medals they won last season but which they were unable to collect at the presentation event. They send all their best to the club and hope to be able to see us during the winter months if they can arrange a visit.

Regards

Dave

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