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  1. 1. stinging tales Official Newsletter of the Gruyere District Cricket Club Inc. Issue 1, July 2011Presidents Welcome MessageBy Claude Beltrami, President Hi to all. Well it’s that time again; a new off your ass and doseason fast approaching. First off, let’s get something to help.straight down to business. Subs will be paid! I can be President forno more bullshit at Gruyere! So everybody a year and just walkwill have to pay, no more excuses. The club away because it is toohas lost a fair bit of money over the last few hard, OR I can keepseasons because people avoid paying subs. wanting to do itNo more. The club needs this money to because your supportsurvive and I don’t think that it’s fair to your has been overwhelming. The club is at a pointteammates that they pay and you don’t! where we can just keep going backwards the Secondly, the extension. We need help. We way we have been OR we can all doneed money. What are you doing? Its easy to something about it. Make sure your partnersread this and just throw it in the bin. Is that read this, get them to be a part of thetrue, or are you going to prove me rebuilding program. We need you to bring awrong? Working bees will be held every mate, a new player, any skill, be it low orsecond Sunday, starting Sunday 10 July. high, so we can put them on the ground comePlease be there, bring hammers, saws, pliers, Saturdays and get them to be part of this greatshovels, wheelbarrows etc., but more club.importantly, YOURSELF. So what will you be doing different this Thirdly, we need Sponsors. So far I have year? That’s up to you to decide, I will keeptwo, Coldstream Timber have donated $1000 trying to get your help to better the Gruyereworth of materials for our new clubrooms, District Cricket Club. If you have a problemplus Kendarra Electrics have sponsored with anything or have any questions, please$1500. Plus I have another two new sponsors ring me and I will endeavour to help andwho will pay cash for signage in the explain.rooms. But I cannot keep doing this alone Thank-you and I personally look forward towith nobody else pitching in. You need to get your contributions. PRE SEASON TRAINING NOTE FROM THE CO-EDITOR Sundays 9-10am at Topline Sports Welcome to the Stinging Tales. (already started!!!) It is intended that the 1/31-35 Burgess Rd, Bayswater North newsletter be informative and WORKING BEE (see page 2) contain all things Scorpion. So Sunday 10 and 24 July 10:30am if you have anything to GRAND FINAL DAY (see page 2) contribute please contact Saturday 1 October 1pm Andrew Van der vlugt. GRUYERE HALL WINE AND CHEESE Email: TASTING NIGHT (see Michelle for details) Phone: 0400 064 640 22 October 2011 at the Gruyere Hall
  2. 2. Extension Newsby Andrew Van der vlugt, Co-editor Can you believe it; after 6 years andlots and lots of changes we can now WORKING BEEspread our wings and move gracefully Bring along your shovel, hammer, wheelbarrow, etc.around our newly extended Our first working bee will be held on Sunday 10 Julyclubrooms. from 10:30am (after training) with another on Sunday While the excitement still looms as to 24 July and more to follow, as we begin to fit out thewhat we will now be able to do. new clubrooms and do a few jobs at the Clubrooms.Claude and the committee are making Everybody who is available will be needed as there isin-roads to acquire all materials for the a lot of work to do in not much time before the start ofjob at hand; we require all stingers to the season.get down to all Working bees to helpto fit out the interior. social forum Grand Final Day (Date to be advised) With interest from all members at our recent AGM, We BIG SCREEN will be hosting a Social Forum during August for all BIG GAME Stingers to attend and discuss what we would all like to BIG DAY OUT When: Satruday 1 October attend and participate during the up-coming season. If you Time: All the pre-game entertainment have any suggestions please email them prior to the night will begin around 1pm to David Peel, All suggestions Where: Our newly renovated nest will be discussed on the night. COMMITTEE 2011/2012 PRESIDENT VICE PRESIDENT Claude Beltrami Andrew Van der vlugt 0414 605 900 0400 064 640 SECRETARY TREASURER David Peel Michelle Van der vlugt 0413 826 502 0422 844 250 ORDINARY MEMBER ORDINARY MEMBER ORDINARY MEMBER Brendan Croc Hunter Dean Prouse Adrian Vassallo 0432 743 527 0401 858 745 0422 334 432
  3. 3. PLAYER SUBSCRIPTIONSAll playing cricketers must pay their subs for the season. This money helps to purchase newbats, pads and other gear. It also assists the committee to pay council fees such as grassmowing, seed sowing, ground maintenance to name one of many. It also covers insurance,electricity and telephone bills. It also covers other necessities such as YVCA registration fees.Your assistance in paying your subs early is important to the club having a great financial startto the season. SENIOR PLAYER SENIOR STUDENT JUNIOR PLAYERS $150 $180 if paid after first game $90 $100 if paid after first game $65 for first child, $50 for second, $35 for remaining childern in family SOCIAL MEMBERS CASUAL PLAYERS $20 $10 per week CASH BACK BALL MONEY OFFER $5 per week or $10 per week if an Official umpire is appointed to their match.Financial senior players who bring new players to the Club, or returning player that has not played for the Club in 3 years or more will be $10 BONUS Senior Players, Senior Students and Socialrefunded $30 for each new or returning playeronce the new or returning player has fully paid Members fees include a $10 non refundable their subscription fees. deposit for Presentation Night Tickets SUBS DUE 3 NOVEMBER 2011 DONT FORGET THE DISCOUNT IF YOU PAY EARLY!
  4. 4. SPONSORSHIP JUNIOR COACHES This is an important point of revenue for any club REQUIRED and also better assist the relationships between The club is this year looking at fielding an local businesses under 16’s under 14’s and under 12’s. If and patrons. If anyone knows of any company, anyone is interested in coaching a side business or individual who would be interested in or helping out in any way please contact sponsoring the club, a player, a club project, Andrew Van der vlugt,uniforms etc, please contact a committee member or 0400 064 640. and pass on the details. Thank you all.NEW PLAYERS COACH FOR 2011/12 SEASON WELCOME The Club is seeking the services of a dedicated individual or group You can expect to to lead us through the next phase of our cricketing journey. see some new If you or anyone you know are interested in this position pleaseplayers at the club don’t hesitate in putting your hand up. Please contact Andrew Van this year in both der vlugt, or 0400 064 640. senior and junior sides. Coaches dedicate their time and energy to train all teams, seniorsCan everyone please and juniors alike so could all players please give the Coache(s) make an effort to your full respect and work hard for them. introduce yourself and make them all feel welcome. PLAYER’S CODE OF CONDUCT In order to become more diligent and professional as a sporting club, the Gruyere District Cricket Club has a Player’s Code of Conduct. This Code is one of common-sense and is designed to endorse and reinforce sportsmanship while still maintaining the sportingcompetiveness and great passion of the Gruyere District Cricket Club. All players who have not signed this Code of Conduct should do so before their first game of season 2011/12. The Committee hopes that the players will accept this Code and execute it in the same spirit in which it is written.Please welcome the Clubs first two sponsors... Kendarra Electrics Fcty13/ 26 Burgess Rd, Bayswater North (03) 9761 4116Coldstream Timber 645 Maroondah Hwy, Coldstream (03) 9739 1387