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The Xmas Dinner and Presentation Night was held on 18 December 2021 at the Gallow Sports Centre, Fakenham. The event was organised by our social convenor, Frank Moore, and 30 people attended.

The food was excellent, the staff were very helpful and the night was enjoyed by all. After the dinner, the final 100 club draw of the year was held, trophies were presented and a raffle was held, interrupted by some seedy jokes by our compere, Frank !!

A minute’s silence was held for three of our members who had passed away since our last Xmas dinner. They were Melvyn Baldwin, Gordon Whitmore and Richard Blyth. They are all sadly missed. A short speech was then read out by Gwyneth Holmes, on behalf of Pat Alden, our Elmham League captain, who is, sadly, very ill in hospital. This was extremely poignant as our club had just won the Elmham League for the first time since 1967, led by Pat.

Winners in the 100 club draw were: £25 Lisa Digby, £15 Gillian Blyth £10 Peter Lilwall, £5 David Gillett. Well done to Ruth Whitmore for organising this in 2021.

Trophies were presented to the following:

Men’s singles winner Dave Garner  runner-up Dave Beresford.

Open singles winner Nick Mears  runner-up David Webb

Ladies singles winner Gwyneth Holmes  runner-up Helen Mears

Open pairs winner Norman Phillips/Dave Garner  runner-up Ruth Hannent/Dave Beresford

Foxley Cup winner Dawn Spiteri  runner-up Frank Moore

 Another presentation was made to Richard Johnson, our president, who will be the Cawston League President for our club in the 2022 season. During that season, we will be raising funds to be donated to the East Anglian Children’s Hospice (EACH)

Many thanks must go to Frank and the staff at Gallow for a great night !!