The green will be closed on Tuesday afternoon from 1:00 – 5:00 for maintenance.
Our ever popular Charity evening will be held next Wednesday (24 July) at 6:30 pm. We have come up with an interesting twist. The winner of our fun opening ‘Spider ‘ (nearest the jack with a single bowl) will get to choose the charity from a list drawn up by the Committee. £5 entry fee, open to all, including non members, and be there for 6:15 at the latest.
There is a change of date for the gardening day and will now be this coming Sunday 28th July from 11:00 am.
The National Championships are being held this coming week at Northfield. Why not pay a visit and see the cream of Scottish talent in action?
Congratulations to Brian Rowan and Ian Robertson winners of the Tourist Trophy beating Vic Crockford and Betty Collins in the final.
An updated version of the 2019 Membership List with phone numbers is now available to full members to help contact fellow members for ties etc. Copies are on the desk in the office. Pick up a copy.
A recent survey of 1,000 retirees by the National Citizen Service (a volunteer personal development programme for teenagers using retirees as mentors) found that a quarter said every day seemed the same and led to boredom and isolation. Have they never heard of bowling, and specifically the Howie Bowling Club?
Experts who know about these things say that the secret to healthy aging – ie living longer, free from chronic diseases – is finding something you enjoy doing and staying socially active. Sounds simple ? Even simpler, the secret is to take up bowls!!! If you know of any retired friend or neighbour, looking for a healthy future, recommend they join the Howie!!
Howie Bowling Club Active Schools Club of the Year 2017 and runners up 2018.