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Proposed Constitution Change Print E-mail

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As indicated in the Notification of Annual General Meeting, the Board are putting forth a new Constitution to be considered by the members at the forthcoming Annual General Meeting. The cause for this is the new Associations Incorporation Act which regulates how incorporated bodies such as ourselves are run has been changed significantly. Failure to change our Constitution prior to October will render our current Constitution illegal, and we will be required to run the club on rules set down by the Government.

This new Constitution also recognized member categories, that will streamline the administration sector of our club. It will make it easier for our volunteers to administrate as the Constitution categories will directly reflect SurfGuard, the IT system we use as our membership database.

The Constitution Committee has worked on this project for several months was chaired by our Secretary; Kane TRELOAR and consisted of Paul ENGLEFIELD, Ben GRIFFIN and Iain DICKSON. Paul has previously served as our club's Treasurer and has a good working knowledge of the issues around the club's membership system; professionally he also has a good knowledge surrounding corporate governance and accountability. Ben is a life member at our club and has previously served as Club Captain on the former Committee of Management. He worked as a part of the committee that rewrote the Wye River SLSC Constitution some years ago and had input as to how constitutional change effected that club.

The Constitution Committee believe that this is the Constitution that will best serve our club going forward and this is a thought echoed by the Board who have approved it for forwarding to the members for consideration without any changes. Should you have any questions please contact the Secretary. The final document is posted below for your consideration.

 
2014 Annual General Meeting Notification Print E-mail

The AGM will be held on the 12th July 2014 at 5.00pm in the Clubhouse.

 
TOP OF THE BAY SWIM SERIES - INFORMATION Print E-mail

Masters Aggregate Prize - Inaugral Event

 

WINNERS ANNOUNCED

FEMALE  46+   Anne Rossi

MALE 46+   Mark Stone

Other age groups didn't meet the series criteria ie; compete in all 3 races 

Swimmers who Swim in all 3 races viz. Williamstown Australia Day Swim, Big Bay Swim and Melbourne Swim Classic gain the most aggregate points  have the chance to win an addition prize.

Rules:

You must swim in the following three events:

Williamstown S&LSC Australia Day Swim  26th January 2014- 1 and/or 2 Km  (only one swim result - best ranking - will count)
Big Bay Swim 23rd Feb 2014 - 3.2 Km ( best ranking )
Melbourne Swim Classic   1st March 2014 - 2.5Km swim  ( best ranking )

Abide by each event rules.

Entry - No entry is required other than enter compete in the three events.

Entry name - Please use the same name and address and contact details for each event. If you change your details it is your responsibility to notify us of any change on the day of the swim, by contacting the administration desk.

Prizes winner will be announced at the end of the days proceedings at the Melbourne Swim Classic.

Judges decision is final. Aggregate Results will be posted the following day on each of the 3 swim web sites.

Lowest aggregate points total is the winner see example below.

 

Event Categories & Prizes


Male 35-45 (age on Australia Day) $250
Male 46+ ( ditto ) $250
Female 35-45 (ditto) $250
Female 46+ (ditto) $250

Calculation of aggregate points
In each swim , first in their age category gets 1 point, 2nd gets 2 points, 3rd gets 3 points and so on

For example
Result  are calculated as follows:
-                     -Tom         -Dick           -Harry
ADS           4th -4p      3rd -3p       9th   -9p
BBS           1st  -1p      5th -5p       10th -10p
MSC          8th  -8p      6th -6p       1st   -1p

TOTALS            13p            14p             20p              Lowest Points total is the winner

 
2014 Australia Day Swim Results Print E-mail

 

Congratulations to all swimmers in the Stonehenge Swims.

For all race results go to  http://my2.raceresult.com/details/index.php?eventid=24367&lang=en

or click on our Australia Day swim page in the Main Menu at left.

 

 

 

 

 

 
1 & 2 K Australia Day Swim Print E-mail

It's on again, the 24th Annual Australia Day Swim. Major sponsor STONEHENGE HOMES has taken over naming rights of the swim after Mobil announced their withdrawal from direct sponsorship of the event after 20 years.

Mark Davis of Stonehenge is getting strong support from the local business community including Greg Hocking, Wayne Ely and Villis Pies, who are also assisting in supporting the event.

The good news for the swimmers is that this year the entry fee has remained static at $45 and that water safety will be enhanced with all swimmers being required to swim in a Hi Vis racing style Lycra singlet. Check out the Australia Day Swims page or Register Now website for details.

Face Book https://www.facebook.com/Australiadayswim

Register Now

Stonehenge Team Swim
https://www.registernow.com.au/secure/Register.aspx?E=11265
Nipper Swim
https://www.registernow.com.au/secure/Register.aspx?E=11231
1+2Km Swim
https://www.registernow.com.au/secure/Register.aspx?E=11189

Web Site http://www.wslsc.com/

 
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