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Heating of the bridge room.

Notice to Members from the President.

Below is a mail which I received from the Executive Secretary of Westmanstown sports Centre.

Good morning Billy.

I am very disappointed to hear that the situation has not improved.  The last thing we want is to upset anyone using our facility.

I will speak with Dick and Tony this morning and have the matter immediately addressed.

We will put a process in place where staff will confirm that the heat has been put on in the room in advance and during your booking.

I will revert when this process is confirmed.

Regards

Gráinne

 

 

Hopefully the situation with the heating in our Bridge Room will now be resolved.

Billy Breen

 


On Monday 18th  November our club will host its annual Charity night

This year I would like our club to support the great work the

Samaritans in Dublin do for the homeless

I personally will put up a prize for a Free Raffle

Every member will receive a free ticket for the draw

Envelopes will be on each table for members to contribute

only what they would like towards a most needy cause

President Billy Breen

Autumn Pairs

AUTUMN PAIRS 2019       WINNERS

 First overall              Anne Butler/Mary Guinan

First Master             Myles Fitzgerald/David Redmond

First A1                      Noreen Smyth/Mary O’Brien

First A2                      Clare Shannon/Ann Carr

 Second Overall        Mary Timoney/Donek Sezenjko

Second Master        Patrick Kelly/John McNamara

Second A1                Billy Breen/Celine O’Dea

Second A2                Kathleen Collery/Carmel Shanley

 Third Overall           Ann Moynihan/Tony Smyth

Third Master            Ann Clerkin/Evelyn Ward

Third A1                    Pat Grey/Claire Grey

Third A2                    Kay McNally/Betty O’Gara

 Session Prizes         

First                            Ger Maher/Ronnie Woods

Second                      Brian Cleary/Ann Moylan Cleary

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Notes from your president Billy Breen.

The funding of the Parc Project gets under way over the coming weeks with the 4 participating clubs,

Westmanstown, Castleknock, D15 and St. Brigids beginning their regular contributions towards the building fund.

I would like to offer my sincere thanks to all our members for their financial commitment and support of the project.

 The 15 members of the board meet once a month and all are working very hard to get this project off the ground.

Our representatives on the board Clare and Kevin, both very much committed to the project but also ensuring the best interest of Westmanstown Bridge Club are met.      

The fund-raising sub-committee of PARC have been very active and are planning a number of different events over the coming months with the emphasis on enjoyment for all who take part.

I will keep you informed well in advance of each event.

And on that very topic Sally Burke, who by the way is not on the board but a member of the fund-raising committee

is running a TABLE QUIZ in aid of the project on Friday 11th. October in St. Perigines GAA Club at 9pm.

 

 

Mary Timoney makes Presentation

on behalf of Westmanstown Bridge Club

To Incoming CBAI President

Westmanstown Member Neil Burke


News Flash

PARC UPDATE: Latest news on the P.A.R.C. project.

Update from President Billy Breen

 In line with the Club Presidents policy of keeping members

informed this is where things stand with the project at the moment

The  “Phoenix Active retirement Centre” (or PARC as we like to call it)

a company limited by guarantee has been established and an application

for charity status has been made

There is a committee formed of 15 people, comprised of 7 members and

two representatives of each of the 4 participating clubs

The board meets once a month and have been dealing with the many

different aspects required to setting up the company Financial planning

Fundraising, Site investigations to mention just some of the things

that are being actively pursued by the various sub committees that have

been set up A constitution has been drawn up and we have registered

with Revenue Commissioners Company Registration Office and

Charity Regulator A number of sites in the area are being looked at as

possibilities for our Centre Donations have already begun to flow into

the PARC bank account from bridge players outside the region on

hearing of our plans The overall four-year plan is as follows

The four clubs involved will raise about €130,000   (8.6%)

The Directors of the Company will raise another €170,000

by arranging new events outside bridge to suit our age profiles

(11%) The remaining (78%) will be achieved through grants

and mortgage This will give us a budget of about €1.5 million    

We will be looking for a central site at economic cost and

hopefully avail of an existing car park
 It is worthwhile mentioning that whatever monies the clubs

raise (or individuals donate) will be treated as a loan and in

the event that the project fails (costs or inability to get the right site)

 then that money will be refunded in full to the clubs and the clubs

will reimburse the members accordingly You the members will be

raising about 8.7% of the cost and that is a refundable loan if the

project fails The Directors will be raising the other 91.3% 

Your committee has decided the fairest way to meet our financial

commitment is a yearly levy €45 Increasing the table money will

penalises the regular player so we decided to go with the lump sum

payment   

Billy Breen

President Westmanstown Bridge Club

Westmanstown Bridge Club

26th AGM

Passed

The Motion to be part of the Proposed Bridge Centre

was passed by the members at the AGM

 85% yes - 15% no

Annual Subs

are now

Due for 2019-20

Contact Treasurer

087 123 6786

or

Hon Secretary

086 0779968

As per our commitment to support

the proposed new bridge centre

a levy of €45 is required from each member 

New Members are welcome to Join

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Calendar
Mon 11th Nov 2019
Week 11
1-: Blanaid Morris
2-: Claire Gray
Mon 18th Nov 2019
Presidents Charity
1-: Kevin O'Dea
2-: Carmel Grimes
Mon 25th Nov 2019
Week 12
1-: Rita Lacey
2-: Teresa Muldoon
Mon 2nd Dec 2019
Week 13
1-: Sean McNamee
2-: Ger Murphy
Mon 9th Dec 2019
Week 14
1-: Owen Cummins
2-: Maureen Reddy
Mon 16th Dec 2019
Week 15Turkey Competition
1-: Tomas Roche
2-: Paul O'Meara
Mon 23rd Dec 2019
Week 16
1-: TBC
Mon 30th Dec 2019
Week 17
1-: TBC
Mon 6th Jan 2020
Week 18
1-: Anne Butler
2-: Kay McNally
Mon 13th Jan 2020
Week 19
1-: David Melody
2-: Ronnie Woods
Mon 20th Jan 2020
Club Championship
1-: Bernard Higgins
Mon 27th Jan 2020
Club Championship
1-: Bernard Higgins
Mon 3rd Feb 2020
CBAI Sims Pairs
1-: Neil Burke
2-: Sally Burke
Mon 10th Feb 2020
Week 23
1-: Margaret Fitzgerald
2-: Rosemary Kennedy
Mon 17th Feb 2020
Week 24
1-: Larry O'Sullivan
2-: Carmel Shanley
Mon 24th Feb 2020
Presidents Prize
1-: Bernard Higgins
Mon 2nd Mar 2020
Presidents Prize
1-: Bernard Higgins
Mon 9th Mar 2020
Presidents Social Night
1-: John Macnamara
2-: John Kilburn
Mon 16th Mar 2020
Week 28
1-: Jim Egan
2-: Ann Carr
Mon 23rd Mar 2020
Week 29
1-: Evelyn Blennerhassett
2-: barbara Bowler