01 Jun 2020 Dad’s Army members watch Graeme Knapton (right) and Les Phillips begin the process of marking the club’s new A-green
Club News

Dad’s Army of volunteers

Kardinya Bowling Club is totally driven by volunteers, which probably explains why the club is so harmonious off the green and competitive on the green.

Among the volunteers is a group known as Dad’s Army whose members gather each Monday morning from 7.30am through until about 11am to keep the clubhouse, the greens and other surrounds in tip-top order.

Their input towards maintenance, cleaning and general tidying up not only gives the club a good image for club members and visitors, it also helps save the club many thousands of dollars in annual upkeep costs.

On average 16 people join the group each Monday—rain, hail or shine, public holidays included.

The group has its own chef, Dave Esplin, who prepares two trays of cheese scones for his army of fellow workers who pause around 9.45am for a well-earned “cuppa”.

Dave brings with him many years experience as a professional baker, which began all those years ago during his apprenticeship in the New Zealand armed forces.

Keep up the good work guys, the club highly values your contribution to a smooth running and financially efficient club.