DANCE FOR A CAUSE
JJ’s dance club for women will hold its annual fundraiser on Saturday 21 June at the Roundhouse bar at the University of NSW. The Black and White Ball will be open to people of all levels of dancing skill and there will be a formation team performance to show newcomers how it’s done. Tickets are $40 including a drink and nibbles. Bookings must be made by 16 June. Email [email protected]
CALL FOR HELP
The Gay Games Federation is calling on local sports people who want to feature in a promo video for the Cologne games. The video will feature Australian ambassador Michelle Ferris and the Federation is looking to include as many sportspeople as possible. The shoot will take place on Sunday 15 June in Centennial Park from 2pm if you are a cyclist and from 3pm if you play another sport. Meet outside the toilet block on Dickens Drive, opposite Lachlan Reserve. If you want to take part, contact Kate Rowe at [email protected]
Barry Webb has made it onto the 2008 list of inductees into the Don Jung Hall of Merit. Webb, who founded the Harbour City Wrestlers group, was the only Australian to feature on the list of 13 wrestlers who were commended for their dedication to the sport and their efforts to make it a more inclusive sport. Others on the list included Ron Ward from the Golden Gate Wrestling Club, Rick Van Tassell of Philadelphia’s Spartans club and Jek Fong, founder of the London Amateur Wrestlers group.
The next Sports Council meeting will be held on 17 June at the Brighton Hotel on Oxford St, at 7.30 pm. The main topic of discussion will be upcoming plans for Sports Day 2008. All clubs need to complete a form, which is available from Wally Salinger, outlining what each club intends to do. These forms must be sent to Wayne Morgan at [email protected] Sports clubs are also reminded to send their individual club reports to Wally by 13 June to be included in the agenda. Email: [email protected]
GET DRAGON BOATING
The Different Strokes Dragon Boating Club had a good turn-out for registration day on Saturday, but still needs another eight people to fill the crew out. For anyone who missed registration, or who has an interest in taking up the sport, contact Justin Rabe at [email protected]
The incredibly popular Sydney Rams Tenpin Bowling Club is starting two new teams to meet the demand from people wanting to join. The team currently has 70 members but will for the first time be taking membership applications from interested parties half way through the season. New members will be placed in two new teams that will start play in the second round of the season, which begins in July. If you are interested in joining head to the Manhattan Superbowl, corner of Gardeners and Botany Rd, on 16 or 23 June by 7.45pm to meet the teams and have a bowl. All applications must be received by 23 June. Sign up fees are $25.