Forbes hosts ladies pairs carnival

Well wasn’t the bowling club alight with excited and chatter over the weekend with the Ladies Pairs being played Saturday and Sunday.

76 lady bowlers converged on our lovely club and it was a buzz with laughter being heard across the greens. Bowlers from Merrylands, St Johns Park, ACT, Queanbeyan, Moruya, Parkes, Cowra,Young,Lake Cargelligo, West Wyalong,Forbes, The Wang, Dubbo West, Dubbo City, Tuncurry,Gulgong, Penrith, and Grenfell.

We had a lovely lunch supplied by the ladies bowls social committee on Saturday and on Sunday the restaurant made us a great roast lunch.

Winners of the weekend were Lyn Gibson and Roberta Henry (Queanbeyan and Penrith) with five wins +58;

Second was Denise Huender from St Johns Park and Forbes own Leisa Burton with five wins +52;

Third spot Dianne Marquett and Leanne Steele (ACT) with five wins +39;

Fourth position Beryl Hobson and Jenny Clark ( Dubbo city, Merrylands) five wins+ 36;

and Fifth was Sue Clarke and Veonne Brown with four wins + 41 ( The Wang, Dubbo West).

Big Thank you to Rob Priest for doing the board all weekend and his helpers Ray Dunstan and Alf Davies.

Thank you to the ladies Bowls Social Committee for morning teas and lunch, Carmel, Lesley, Pam, Jill.

Thank you to Dawyn Harvey the best treasurer in the world.

Sandra Priest and Ann Mackey for always being there to help at any time.

We couldn’t have a carnival without a raffle table and the sponsors for that were Bernardi’s Market Place, Hair with Style, Kylie Spice, Little old rustic me and John Burton – D.I.4.U.

Thank you to the Bowling Club for donations of wine for the give aways.

Special mention to Greg Ward not sure what we would do without him he is a gem.

Thank you to Scooter and his merry band of helpers for the fantastic greens and thanks to Shannon and his bar staff for the great service.

Thank you to the ladies that umpired as well over the weekend.

Sorry if I have missed anyone to them thank you, it takes a small army to run a carnival like this and Forbes has put on a good one again.

It takes a small army to run a carnival like this and Forbes has put on a good one again.

Leisa Burton

Merry Christmas and stay safe, Leisa Burton.