After the first attempt to run a social bowls night was hailed out, a much more successful event was held on Friday evening November 24 when 14 triples teams – a whopping 42 players – took to the greens to raise funds towards the Australian Lions Children’s Mobility Foundation to assist children with cerebral palsy, so they can have greater independence.
The Henry Lawson High School Leos executive, Connor Day and Heather Walker, organised a bowls fundraiser night to help provide money for this cause.
All players, young and old, experienced and very inexperienced, enjoyed a fun night of bowls, then had a sausage sizzle cooked by Lions Deidre and Terry Carroll and Rodney O’Neill.
Lions donated prizes to the first, second and the wooden spoon teams.
First place went to the team of Bridget Baker, Adam Hewen and Lachlan Stevens, while those in second place were Jessica Pereira, Isabel Hunter and Sarah Knight.
The wooden spoon (chocolate) was enthusiastically accepted by Heather Walker, Marie Knight and Olivia Berry.
Overall, $365 was raised from bowling entries and $220 from the raffle, a collection of Christmas items from The Tin Cupboard.
Thanks to the Grenfell Lions Club for their support and sponsorship of prizes.
As well as the Grenfell Bowling Club for their support in running the event, as well as David Hancock for coordinating the bowls competition.
Thanks also to The Tin Cupboard for helping with the raffle prize and congratulations to Lyn Galvin who was the lucky recipient.
Finally, a big thank you to all the players, predominantly students in Year 9, 10 and 11 at the high school, who made the night a success.
For information regarding THLHS Leo club contact Leo Club Advisor Lion Terry Carroll on 02 6343 1574.