Bocce Club 10/1/2018

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Tournaments, Potlucks, New Members, & Much More

  • Linda and Don McPherson

 

TOURNAMENT NEWS

Winning teams in the September 8 Harvest Moon Tournament were Betty Van Voorhis & Ann Miller; Ellean Huff & Jean Reed; and Chris Duda & Barbara James.   By Club tradition, winning team members chose a piece of chocolate candy as their prize – after which “runners up” team members chose a piece of chocolate candy as their consolation prize.

Next up is the Autumn Tournament on Saturday, October 13 at 9:30 a.m.  The Falling Leaves Tournament follows, men playing against women, on Saturday, November 3 at 1:00 p.m.

Tournaments are limited to the first 24 players to secure a tag, so be sure to get to the courts at least 15 minutes early to secure a place.

 

POTLUCK & BUSINESS MEETING

A Potluck lunch and the Annual Business Meeting will follow Autumn Tournament play on Saturday, October 13 at 12:00 noon at the West Rec. Center.  Officers for 2019 will be elected.

 

NEW MEMBERS

            New players are always welcome during daily play, which begins at 9:30 a.m. until November 1 when the start time moves to 1:00 p.m.

Club dues for a calendar year are $15.  Members can attend a variety of members-only events throughout the year and also have unlimited access to Club equipment at the bocce courts.  New members who join in the last quarter of 2018 (October, November, December) will be considered as also paid in full for 2019.  Membership forms are available at the bocce courts and in the Bocce Club file folder at the OVA office.  Completed forms should be returned with a check for $15 payable to “Oakmont Bocce Club” to the Bocce Club file folder in the OVA office.

 

 

BOCCE CLUB NAME BADGES

            New member or replacement name badges can be ordered using the form available at both the bocce courts and in the Bocce Club file folder in the OVA office.  Ordered badges will be picked up from the supplier during the first week of each month and then will be available in the name badge basket in the Club Shed at the bocce courts.

 

CLUB PLAY

            All three West Rec. Center bocce courts are reserved for club play Monday through Saturday beginning at 9:30 a.m. in the summer and 1:00 p.m. in the Winter and continuing until all games are completed.  Players are reminded to arrive about 15 minutes early for the teams and court chip draw.

 

RESERVING COURTS

Any Oakmont resident can reserve the bocce courts for play with friends or family whenever they are not reserved for Bocce Club play by calling Club vice president Jean Reed at 707-538-3874 or, if not available, Club president Sherry Magers at 707-537-3084.  Residents who are not members of the Bocce Club must bring their own bocce balls and measuring devices.

Harvest Moon Tourney winners included Betty Van Voorhis and Ann Miller.

Harvest Moon Tourney winners also included Ellean Huff, Jean Reed, Chris Duda, and Barbara James.

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