Pill bottles

For several years empty pill bottles have been donated by club members. These bottles, dropped off at the club, were sent to Doctors Without Borders for use in underdeveloped countries where they would replace paper to wrap pills which became susceptible to moisture and accidental access by children … [Read more...]

Tips & Tricks

As a website visitor you might not have noticed a useful feature for locating information. It’s the simple search box. Search boxes are not new but many websites don’t provide them and that can make locating specific information difficult and time consuming. You’re probably familiar with “Googling” … [Read more...]

Volunteers

Quietly and largely out of sight, an army of club members continues to perform tasks of every type in numerous areas of the club’s operation. Taken together, these contributions make an incredible difference. They also allow us to enjoy the special relationship we have with one another through … [Read more...]

Greenslade Men’s Triples – UPDATE

Greenslade Men's Triples Good news! The Greenslade Men’s Triples trophy has been brought out of mothballs and will once again be competed for by teams from Bowls South Island (BSI) clubs. The trophy was donated by Lewis William Greenslade, one of the five founding members of our club. It was … [Read more...]

Detectives Wanted

Maintaining our website requires many hours of painstaking attention to detail. Despite the best efforts of the Website Committee members, mistakes do happen. Website problems occur for many reasons. Sometimes they’re the result of technical glitches. Other times it’s plain old human error – … [Read more...]

What were they thinking?

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Let’s get organized

An updated version of the Club’s organization chart is now available on the website. Along the top menu line of the home page please navigate as follows: The Club > Administration (menu) > Club Organization Chart. Alternatively a link to the chart can be found in the bottom footer of the home … [Read more...]

Capital Projects Suggestion Plan

Your Executive continues to collect revenue from a variety of traditional sources, including membership dues, the use of grocery cards, bar sales, and so forth. Additionally, applications are made for various grants, all to help fund the many expenses we face as a large and well-equipped club. For … [Read more...]

New Year’s Day bowlers

An impatient group of club members were not willing to wait for Opening Day in the spring to enjoy an outdoor game of bowls. This group instead gathered at the club on January 1st to bring in the new year with a game on the green. It didn’t hurt that unlike Manitoba, where the temperature plunged … [Read more...]

Daily draw attracts short mat bowlers

It was raining and cold outside but the action was hot inside. Four members were enjoying a game of short mat bowling. The spacious bright surroundings of the newly renovated Anderson House allowed ample space for spectators to watch the many fine shots being played. To be fair, one bowl was seen to … [Read more...]