2014 Season Newsletter - Penwortham Lawn Tennis Club

Penwortham Lawn Tennis Club
Welcome to the start of the 2014 tennis season which runs from 1st April 2014 to 31st March
Social play
Club nights are every Wednesday and Sunday evening, from 6.30pm onwards. The first club
night of the new season will be on Wednesday 2nd April.
Pay and Play
Social play on a Monday afternoon, for both members and non-members, is from 1.30pm
onwards and includes complimentary tea and biscuits. There is a £5 charge for non-members.
The first pay and play session of the new season will be on Monday 7th April.
We are again pleased to announce that Lincoln Banister is to be our club coach for this season.
Lincoln is able to offer individual coaching to members as well as running the group sessions
•Rusty Rackets for adults - Wednesday at 6pm. Starts Wednesday 7th May.
•Junior coaching - Friday at 4.30 for beginners and 5.30 to 7.30 for advanced. Ongoing.
•Mini coaching (aged 10 and under)– Wednesday at 4pm. Starts Wednesday 7th May.
For further details on the above sessions or any individual coaching requests then
please contact Lincoln on 07745630531 (Please note Lincolns new phone number!)
Team Tennis
Penwortham runs teams for adults and juniors and the team captains are always looking for
new players. If you are interested in playing team tennis this season please contact the
appropriate person below and register your interest.
•Fylde league Men (3 teams) - Kep Simcox on 01772-339942
•Fylde League Ladies (3 teams) – Sue Kitto on 01254-853709
•Ribble League Ladies (1 team) – Helen Lord on 01772-883549
•Ribble League Men (1 team) – Martin Putsey on 01772-746664
•Ribble Juniors (3 teams) – Mike Lord on 01772-883549
The AGM agreed a £5 increase in adult and junior subscriptions, the first increase in
subscriptions for 3 years, but have retained the discounted rates for families. This includes the
cost of only £10 per child when joining with an adult member.
Attached is a membership application form that will enable you to play tennis for twelve
months from the 1st April 2014. Please note that payment must be received before the
5th May to ensure eligibility for Fylde league play.
Club Officers
AGM elected the following members as officers of the club:
Club Captain - Kep Simcox
Lady Captain - Sue Kitto
Secretary - Phil Kitto
Treasurer - Bob Swift
Club Committee
The AGM elected the following members onto the committee of the club:
Christine Booth, Jackie Crowley, Alan Furnell, Helen Lord, Joe Lord, Maggie Scott,
Club Trustees
The following are club trustees and therefore ex-officio committee members:
Mike Lord, Mike Marsden, Peter Scott and Kep Simcox
Members Input
As always, we are keen to hear from members on any issues surrounding Penwortham Tennis
Club. Please contact any of the above officers or committee members if you have any items
you want raising at future committee meetings. The next committee meeting is on Sunday
30th March.
Remember this is your club and your input is always welcome.
There is also now a ‘Suggestions’ section on the club website where members can
raise any issues or submit ideas on taking the club forward.
Our website penworthamltc.com is continually being updated so please have a look for
upcoming events. If you have any items for the website, including old photographs of
the club or players, then please e-mail them to [email protected] or contact
Joe Lord on 01772-883549