The Bondi Surfer 7 October, 2009 The Bondi Surfer NEW PATROL NAMED - "BALDOCK" We are pleased to announce that the previously unnamed new patrol has now been officially named Baldock, in recognition of the exceptional service Cyril has given and continues to give to the Club. Patrolling members also please note that a few changes have been made to patrol dates during the season to accommodate specific patrol needs. The affected patrols are Fullwood, Baldock, Jeppesen, Ormsby, Walsh and Douglas. Fullwood's old date of 31 October has swapped with Baldock's old date of 8 November. Jeppesen's old date of 19 December has swapped with Ormsby's 20 December patrol. Jeppesen's 16 January patrol has swapped with Walsh's 23 January date. Jeppesen's 27 February has swapped with Douglas's 20 February and Jeppesen's 20 March has swapped with Douglas on 13 March. Changes are highlighted in the patrol rosters that are now on the website. You can also view the new rosters at THIS LINK. Any questions or requests for changes to James Hutton at firstname.lastname@example.org CHANGE IN SURF CLUB OFFICE HOURS Please note that the club office will be attended for only a short while each day until 26 October. Any urgent matters will be attended to without delay so please either leave a message on 9300 9279 or email email@example.com. Now that the season has commenced the office will be attended on Sunday mornings 9.00 am to 12.00 noon for memberships and purchases. HAPPY BIRTHDAY, KEIRAN SPEED. Perhaps this photo of Keiran Speed who" entered" his 65th year on the 4 October ,2009, might be published in large format in the next Bondi Surfer- compliments of Sam Leon who took same. The photo is very applicable to a former very popular Village Idiot. His friend Peter Ryan Click to enlarge CLUB ACCESS FOR UNFINANCIAL MEMBERS. Club Members are again reminded that fees were due and payable on 1 May 2009. If you were unfinancial as at the new cut-off date, 26 August 2009 you will have your club access cut off and a fee of $20.00 may be charged for reconnection. If payment of your fees is currently a financial burden, please make contact with the office and your individual circumstances will be considered. REMEMBER - if your fees are not paid BY NOW, your tag will not work. Payment can be made by logging on to our website, www.bondisurfclub.com or you can ring our friendly office staff on 9300-9279 and they can renew with your credit card details. Cantoo - Raising money for Cancer research. We are working with Cantoo again this year, we need volunteers to provide water safety on Saturday mornings starting from the beginning of Nov. We had 10 Bondi members last year that provided water safety regularly for close to 100 swimmers each week, they found it rewarding and all enjoyed watching swimmers that may have not been able to swim in the surf to being able to complete a 2km ocean swim. If you are interested, please contact Jacob on firstname.lastname@example.org You can also choose to take part in the Cantoo ocean swims, see http://www.cantoo.org.au/ for more details. MIXED OPEN R & R TEAM BEING FORMED We are putting together an Open mixed team this year. First training session is at 10am Sunday 11th October at club bring your cossies. The coach of the team is Nick Nezval. SURF COACH Bondi SBLSC is the oldest and proudest surf lifesaving club in Australia. We are seeking a Surf Coach to identify and develop our athletes. The ideal candidate will have experience in coaching and competition in the surf lifesaving arena. The position is part time but Bondi SBLSC can assist with secondary employment. The successful Candidate will be able to: Design and implement training programs Compete individually at a successful level Design and implement a talent identification and development program The Salary will be negotiable based on the candidates experience and credentials. Please email email@example.com for a detailed position description. Applications close 15 October 2009 INAUGURAL BONDI TO WATSONS BAY OCEAN RACE. On the 24 October 2009 Bondi will be running The Inaugural Bondi To Watsons Bay Ocean Race. The race will be round 3 of the Sydney Ocean Series. The race will involve an ocean ski paddling and surf boat rowing race from Bondi to Watsons Bay. The event is sponsored by the Watsons Bay Hotel. Water safety, first aid and race officials will be needed to run the event, stay tuned for details. Based on numbers from last year’s series the race is expected to attract over 200 paddlers. Robert Harvey and Greg Byrnes are the race organisers. Go to this link to view details : http://www.oceanseries.com.au.sponsor- ed.com.au/event/club_to_pub_ocean_race,_bondi_af56.htm Click to enlarge BING LEE/LG OCEAN SERIES RACING Click to enlarge EDUCATION NEWS AND COURSE DETAILS. Welcome back to all our valued lifesavers, i hope over the cooler months you've had a well deserved break and are excited to catch up with your friends on patrols, get out on a board and enjoy the summer months. We have a lot of courses on offer and this season your patrols will be looking at the awards each member carries. Your patrol captain together with some of our instruction team will be encouraging members with potential to rise to gain higher awards and positions in the patrols, so if you want to gain any particular award, email the office to register for a course as it's offered. Over the last 2 years we have had a large number of people gain their Gold medallion, this season we want you all to consider getting fit enough to attain your Gold. Proficiencies Proficiencies have started for the season, as part of our proficiencies we will also be introducing basic defibrillator use for all bronze holders. This saturday after the bronze we will also include ARC, Defib and Spinal. Saturday 10th October 2009 at 9am, Meet at the patrol tent. Senior First Aid Saturday 24th October 2009 from 9am to 4pm at North Bondi Surf club, Cost $65.00. You must register at the office and pick up a manual and workbook which needs to be completed prior to the class. Good News Congratulations to Gerard Cafe, one of our new members and a true "Lifesaver" who became the hero of the day, here's his version of a successful resuscitation; Yesterday I revived an old man whose heart had stopped after he collapsed from a dizzy spell. It only took one set of compressions and two lots of breathing to bring him round. Being right there as it happened was probably why he responded so quickly, since I started within about 15 seconds after his breathing had stopped. There would have been no brain damage through lack of oxygen. It's made me feel so wonderful that I could do such a thing, and you've played a part in it. Hope you share the feeling too. Gerard Cafe See you all on the beach! Colin Panagakis Further to SLSS Circulars 23, 24,25, 26 recently issued calling for registrations for upcoming Branch Facilitated Courses, this is a courtesy reminder email on the status of registrations to date : th th SMAEC Course 18 & 19 October at North Cronulla th No registrations received to date from Clubs. Closing date is 8 October. If a minimum of 6 candidates is not registered by this date the course will be cancelled. th th SMBBM Course 16 & 18 November at Maroubra 15 registrations to date from North Bondi (2), Bondi (1), Clovelly (12) th Closing date 30 October. Maximum registrations will be 30 and the course will close off. th nd th TAADEL 301C Trainers Course – 30 Nov, 2 December and 7 December at SLSA Bondi 20 registrations to date from Sth Maroubra (7), Nth Bondi (1), Elouera (8), Bondi (4) th Closing date 19 November – Maximum registrations will be 30 and the course will close off. th Spinal Management – 24 October at Maroubra 9 registrations to date – Bronte (1), Bondi (1), Clovelly (7) th Closing date 15 October – Maximum registrations will be 12 and the course will close off th Spinal Management – 28 November at North Cronulla nd No registrations to date, closing date 2 November. Maximum candidates will be 20. th Spinal Management – 5 December at Bondi 4 registrations to date – Nth Bondi (3), Bondi (1) th Closing date 26 November – maximum registrations will be 12 To register for any of the courses, email our office with your full name and course in the subject line, together with your phone number and the date you wish to attend. Email firstname.lastname@example.org PUT THESE DATES IN YOUR DIARY! Trivia Night - Friday 20th November 09 Veterans' Day, Friday 4th December, 2009, invites on the way Bondi Christmas Party - Saturday 5 December 2009 (2-5pm Kid's Party, 7-12pm Big Kid's Party) Click to enlarge Our Opening Season party will be held on Saturday 10 October @ 7.30 pm in the Scenic Lounge. THEME: HAWAIIAN LUAU OPENING SEASON PARTY WHEN: Saturday 10 October 2009 TIME: 7.30 PM - MIDNIGHT ENTERTAINMENT: LIVE BAND FROM 8.00 PM BBQ FOOD AVAILABLE TICKETS @ $15 AVAILABLE FROM THE OFFICE OR ON THE DOOR. Please generate interest amongst your friends, family and your surf club sections. Prizes for the loudest shirt and prettiest grass skirt! Hope to see you or all there. Regards Mel If you would like to join the social committee or interested in assisting with the Open Season Party please contact Melissa Leslie on 0412 415 598. email@example.com New time for Bottles Bottles will now be starting after the surf race every Sunday, commencing on SUNDAY 11 OCTOBER. There will be a proper hot lunch provided for minimal cost, we would love to see over 100 people after the surf race every week upstairs. So come upstairs after your patrol, the surf race, nippers, with your family or after your Bronze class and enjoy YOUR club on a Sunday afternoon! SHOP AT HARVEY NORMAN, MOORE PARK, AND SUPPORT BONDI SBLSC Thank you for giving Harvey Norman Moore Park the opportunity to promote itself through your Surf Club. We are able to offer your club 1% of the value of every invoice generated by a member of your surf club at Harvey Norman Moore Park in the Electrical, Computer, Bedding & Furniture Departments (unfortunately the offer cannot be extended to the Flooring Department). These monies are to go toward advertising on your website and/or in newsletters from the Surf Club. Your members must present their membership cards when purchasing products from Harvey Norman Moore Park. Each Department will collate those purchases and send your Club a cheque at the end of each quarter (i.e. at the end of December, March, etc.). Thank you again for the opportunity to work with your organisation. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions. Yours Sincerely, Ian Crawford Electrical Appliance Franchisee Harvey Norman Moore Park NEW PATROL UNIFORMS The SLSA has provided new patrol shirts and shorts displaying the organisation's current sponsors. Please bring your existing uniform to your first patrol. Your patrol captain will collect the new kit from the first aid room and hand it in exchange for your old uniform (these need to be returned to branch for destruction. If an item is not available in the correct size, please continue to wear your old uniform and contact James Hutton firstname.lastname@example.org COMPETITION TRAINING Swim training starts on Thursday the 8 th of October at 6.00pm Board training is on Tuesdays and Thursdays Ski training is on: Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 5.45am Contact Greg Byrnes if interested on 0413 710599 Sunday the 1 st of November introduction day for all, the two senior years of nippers, ex nippers, bronzes juniors seniors, introduction to all events and training starting at nine o clock. Beach training will be advertised shortly touch footy on Friday evenings- 5.30 pm - all ages and gender starting this Friday email@example.com OPEN DAYS FOR BOARD, SKI AND SWIM. Saturday mornings 8am at club. 26 September and 10 October SUBS NEEDED FOR PATROLS 09-10 Patrol Name Date Day Time Sub For Subs Name Phone Number Craven 4-Oct-09 Sunday 8.30-13.15 Jane Cicer0o 0431 770 004 Douglas 4-Oct-09 Sunday 12.45-16.30 Scott Hamilton Rozanne Green 0400 461 336 Fullwood 5-Oct-09 Monday 12.45-16.30 Nicole Charlton Louise Santos 0400 121 219 Jeppeson 10-Oct-09 Saturday 12.45-16.30 Bruce Wynne 0417 467 695 Meagher 11-Oct-09 Sunday 8.30-1.15 Rozanne Green Scott Hamilton Meagher 11-Oct-09 Sunday 8.30-1.15 Hector McLean 0450 000 317 Anna 11-Oct-09 Sunday 8.30 - 1.15 0438 273 086 Loneragan Walsh 17-Oct-09 Saturday 12.45-16.30 Michelle Bailey Rozanne Green 0405 745 059 Craven 24-Oct-09 Saturday 12.45-16.30 Jane Chichero 0431 770 004 Walsh 8-Nov-09 Sunday 7.30-1.15 Michelle Bailey 0405 745 059 Meagher 28-Nov-09 Saturday 8.30-1.15 Rozanne Green Michelle Bailey 0405 745 059 The Webmaster, Bob Milne, is continually on the search for articles, photos, etc, relevant to Bondi SBLSC, please email these to firstname.lastname@example.org. 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