Community clubs ready to show and tell
ALTHOUGH Airlie Beach’s Show and Tell Day had to be postponed last week, it will be held soon.
Rotarian Eric Bottle said it would be going ahead, although the April 2 date may need to be postponed again due to Cyclone Debbie.
“I’m pleased to say that virtually all the 22 exhibitors have indicated that, subject to weather, they will come this Sunday, April 2, and everything will be as previously advertised.”
Mr Bottle said the event was about showcasing local community clubs and not-for-profit organisations.
“There’s a vast range of organisations in this area,” he said.
“Everyone that I spoke to thought it was a great idea. They’re all in a position where they could deal with a few extra volunteers or members.”
Mr Bottle said it was a chance to come and see what the clubs were all about.
“If you were game to turn up to a bowls game or Toastmasters meeting and you didn’t want to commit but want to find out more about it, Sunday’s your chance,” he said.
“There’s no commitment, no cost – we’d like people to buy a raffle ticket or two to help cover the advertising cost.”
The Rotary-sponsored event will run from 10am–5pm at the Airlie Beach Bowls Club and will feature a sausage sizzle and demonstrations from local clubs, including bowls, bridge and three different automobile clubs.
“There’s something for everyone,” Mr Bottle said.
“It’s important in a smaller community like ours to have different social contacts and why not do a bit of community service while you’re at it?”
SOCIAL TIES: Eric Bottle of the Airlie Beach Rotary Club.