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Commodore’s Notes – August 2015

The August general committee meeting scheduled Bob Sinclair (Architect) to present proposed drawings of a new clubhouse. The conceptual drawings show the importance of the location through the external facade and the internal layout, whilst aiming to be similar to our current design which helps to provide the unique LAAC atmosphere. On Saturday, August 29th the sub committees will again meet to further discuss finances and design.

The GORCC has committed $45,000 of the 15/16 budget towards the preparation of a business case for the plan. This is an important step in securing extra funding for the project. Additionally, GORCC has allocated another $450,000 to the eventual Pt Grey Plan from this year’s budget. IN TOTAL $1.5 MILLION HAS BEEN SET ASIDE FOR THIS STAGE.
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Footy Tipping – Jamie Kerr continues to lead our competition. He is 5 ahead of his nearest rival.

Bendigo Community Bank – Lorne Branch is our major sponsor for 2015 – 16.

Love Lorne – Arts Festival. All members are reminded of the forthcoming weekend –August 28/29/30. There will be over 4000 people expected to visit Lorne for this annual event by the sea. The LAAC will host ‘The Barkers Vale Brothers’ on Sunday afternoon from 3pm, followed by local band – Children of the Sun. Dusty’s Canteena (serving tasty tacos) will be available during this event.
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 Winter Fishing Comp No 4.
Many thanks to Hillec Electrical Services for their support of our competitions.
The senior winner was Steve Bacvar with a large salmon and the junior winner was Ben Moran with a grass whiting. Many thanks to Mick Carlton for the BBQ lunch and to those who helped to make this a great day.

No changes to the leader board in the Club annual fishing competitions –
Steve Muir Garfish – Tony Gallaher
Snapper Competition – Andrew Clarke
Bream Competition – Harvey Atwell

Graeme Norton

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