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CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2021 WINNERS & FINALISTS

COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARDS

 
 
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2021 SPORTING CLUB OF THE YEAR

2021 FINALISTS

AND THE WINNER IS...

  • Aldinga Bay Surf Life Saving Club

  • Brighton District & Old Scholars Football Club

  • Brighton Surf Life Saving Club

  • Club Holdfast

  • Glenelg Surf Life Saving Club

  • Golden Grove Football Club

  • Goodwood Saints Football CLub

  • Modbury Bowling Club

  • Noreast (Redlegs Club)

  • Pt Adelaide & District Hockey Club

  • Salisbury North Football Club

  • Seacliff Surf Life Saving Club

  • Walkerville Sports Club

GOODWOOD SAINTS FOOTBALL CLUB

The Goodwood Saints Football Club has new facilities to support its extensive and proactive programs developed by their forward-thinking Committee. From growing female participation in sport, looking after the mental health of its players, to the development of the coaching team, tonight’s winner is heralded in the industry.

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2021 FINALISTS

  • Cadell Club

  • Central Districts Football Club

  • Cobdogla & District Club

  • Goodwood Saints Football Club

  • Mt Gambier Community RSL

  • Naval Association of Australia - Pt Adelaide Sub-Section

  • Para Hills Community Club

  • Renmark Club

  • Semaphore Pt Adelaide RSL Sub-Branch

  • Somerton Surf Life Saving Club

  • The Aussie Inn (Hackham Community Sports & Social Club)

  • West Croydon & Kilkenny RSL Sub-Branch

  • Wudinna Community Club

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2021 OUTSTANDING COMMUNITY SERVICE

AND THE WINNER IS...

THE WUDINNA COMMUNITY CLUB

The Wudinna Community Club illustrates not only Club Spirit but is a shining example of a great regional South Australian Community Club.  Its support extends beyond the local Community to neighbouring sporting Clubs and the sponsoring of the local school’s ‘Community Award’.

Despite a decline in Members, The Wudinna Community Club continues to support and provide for the community.  As one judge described it, this Club is ‘outstanding all round!’

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2021 FINALISTS

  • Clearview Bowling Club

  • Goodwood Saints Football Club

  • Seacliff Surf Life Saving Club

  • The Castle Tavern

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2021 INCLUSIVENESS AWARD

AND THE WINNER IS...

CLEARVIEW BOWLING CLUB

Although only a small Club, the level of inclusivity the Clearview Bowling Club demonstrates makes it truly deserving of this accolade.

Offering a broad range of events including carpet bowls for the physically and intellectually impaired, a social club for the mature aged and encouraging the local Indian community to participate and become involved in Club life…congratulations go to the Clearview Bowling Club and its Committee for throwing open their doors. Your work is very worthy of this win.

INDIVIDUAL AWARDS

 

CLUB COOK & CHEF OF THE YEAR VIDEO

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2021 CLUB COOK OF THE YEAR

2021 FINALISTS

  • Glenelg Surf Life Saving Club - Prekshan Subedl (Ricky)

  • West Augusta Football Club - Bruce Kenny

AND THE WINNER IS...

BRUCE KENNY

West Augusta Football Club

Bruce Kenny has volunteered at the West Augusta Football Club for over 20 years and dedicates his time to not only improving the menu and food service of the Club, but in also training other volunteers to support the Club from the kitchen.

He ‘blew the socks off’ the judges with his incredibly delicious ‘smashed burger’ and homemade onion rings.

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2021 CLUB CHEF OF THE YEAR

2021 FINALISTS

AND THE WINNER IS...

AARON VIRAY

Glenelg Surf Life Saving Club

Aaron Viray works tirelessly mentoring and supporting his kitchen team, leading by example.  A chef who is not afraid to step out from behind the curtains into the front of house to support the service team with an additional level of Customer Service.

His award-winning dish of Salmon Soy Titaki with fresh salsa left a lasting memory with all judges and pipped his competitors at the post!

  • Glenelg Footballers Club - Damien Owens

  • Glenelg Golf Club - Zak Kranjcec

  • Glenelg Surf Life Saving Club - Aaron Viray

  • Grange Golf Club - Dave Clay

  • Para Hills Community Club - Mark Strudwick

  • The Castle Tavern (AUMC) - Brett Norton

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2021 EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR

2021 FINALISTS

AND THE WINNER IS...

LINDA WHALAN

Northgate Community & Sports Club

Linda Whalan is a jack-of-all-trades and a part of the Club’s furniture.  Regularly going above and beyond and ensuring the welfare of the Clubs regular patrons, she is the epitome of reliability. 

After 20 years of service and not one sick day, it is no wonder she has been awarded the 2021 Employee of the Year.

  • Brighton & Seacliff Yacht Club - Alison Fone

  • Glenelg Footballers Club - Lan Phan

  • Glenelg Footballers Club - Regan O'Callaghan

  • Glenelg Surf Life Saving Club - Manishka Khadka

  • Grange Golf Club - Jeff Gillies

  • Greyhound Racing SA - Nadine Lovatt

  • Murray Bridge Club - Shane Hobbs

  • Northgate Community & Sports Club - Linda Whalan

  • Para Hills Community Club - Paula Bivone

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2021 MANAGER OF THE YEAR

2021 FINALISTS

AND THE WINNER IS...

ANTHONY PACKARD

West Augusta Football Club

With a passion for his job, the Club and the Community, the judging panel was happy to award tonight’s Manager of the Year to this very deserving individual.

Although only a small Club with limited funds available, Anthony Packard ensures the Club supports and includes other local Clubs in their activities.  With a family history with the Club of over 50 years, his services are well deserving of this recognition

  • Cadell Club - Karen Gully

  • Central Augusta Football Club - Karli Penglase

  • Cobdogla & District Club - Emma White

  • Glenelg Footballers Club - Sally Johnston

  • Goolwa Regatta Yacht Club - Jade Irvine

  • Greyhound Racing SA - Max Lee

  • Murray Bridge Racing Club - John Buhagiar

  • Salisbury North Football Club - Daniel Parry

  • West Augusta Football Club - Anthony Packard

VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR VIDEO

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2021 VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR

2021 FINALISTS

AND THE WINNER IS...

GREG BALD

Western Districts Memorial Community Sports Club

This year’s winner of Volunteer of the Year has brought their Club back from the brink of destruction to become a thriving hub of Community and Sport once more.

A Volunteer that brings joy to all who frequent the Club, spear heading the rebuild of the Club after its destruction in last year’s devastating bushfires. There is in no doubt Greg Bald is an incredibly deserving winner.

  • Aldinga Bay Surf Life Saving Club - Mandi Bedford

  • Central Augusta Football Club - Samantha Boully

  • Cobdogla & District Club - Jan Murray

  • Encounter Bay Football Club - Don Rumbelow

  • Golden Grove Football Club - Gary Brown

  • Goodwood Saints Football Club - Craig Scott

  • Hope Valley Bowling Club - Nola Manuel

  • Modbury Bowling Club - Jose Gill

  • Plympton High Old Scholars & Camden Sports & Social Club - Neil Campbell

  • Seacliff Surf Life Saving Club - Jacinta Day

  • Somerton Surf Life Saving Club - Rob McBride

  • West Augusta Football Club - Sarah Metcalf

  • Western Districts Memorial Community Sports Club - Greg Bald

  • Wuddina Community Club - Georgia Kontos

OPERATIONAL AWARDS

 
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2021 BEST BAR ENVIRONMENT

2021 FINALISTS

AND THE WINNER IS...

SALISBURY NORTH

FOOTBALL CLUB

With a fantastic range of products and a welcoming and friendly bar environment, the Salisbury North Football Club has clearly excelled in providing exactly what its members and guests are looking for. 

  • Cobdogla & District Club

  • Murray Bridge Club

  • Para Hills Community Club

  • Renmark Club

  • Salisbury North Football Club

  • Sturt Bowling Club

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2021 BEST CLUB MARKETING

2021 FINALISTS

  • Glenelg Golf Club

  • Murray Bridge Club

  • Para Hills Community Club

AND THE WINNER IS...

PARA HILLS

COMMUNITY CLUB

The Para Hills Community Club submission impressed all judges, highlighting their professional marketing elements such as their internal marketing planner and examples of tracking online analytics. 

The success is a clear demonstration of the value of engaging a professional to focus on the Marketing of the Club and its Business.  The results speak for themselves

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2021 BEST

DINING

2021 FINALISTS

AND THE WINNER IS...

PARA HILLS

COMMUNITY CLUB

The Para Hills Community Club is clearly a popular destination for the local Community with fantastic food, service and value for money.

The chefs’ attention to detail, matched with the warm welcome and the exceptionally attentive service, ensure this Club offers an overall dining experience that is second to none

  • Cobdogla & District Club

  • Glenelg Surf Life Saving Club

  • Grand Central Tavern (Central Districts Football Club)

  • McQueens Tavern (Greyhound Racing SA)

  • Murray Bridge Club

  • Noreast (Redlegs Club)

  • Para Hills Community Club

  • Renmark Club

  • Salisbury North Football Club

  • The Aussie Inn (Hackham Community Sports & Social Club)

  • The Castle Tavern (AUMC)

  • The Vines Golf Club of Reynella

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2021 FINALISTS

  • Cobdogla & Districts Club

  • Glenelg Golf Club

  • Noreast (Redlegs Club)

  • Para Hills Community Club

  • Renmark Club

  • Somerton Surf Life Saving Club

  • South Australian Jockey Club

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2021 BEST FUNCITON/EVENT VENUE

AND THE WINNER IS...

GLENELG GOLF CLUB

Beautifully presented, the Glenelg Golf Club has capitalised on both its stunning setting and picturesque views.  Offering a broad range of spaces and packages, the professional manner in which these are offered to Members and the Public is exemplary. 

With unique additions such as a chocolate fountain, a giant dartboard and golf lessons for guests, this Club demonstrates excellence in its function and event offering.

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2021 FINALISTS

  • Angle Vale Tavern (Playford City Patriots Soccer Club)

  • Grand Central Tavern (Central Districts Football Club)

  • McQueens Tavern (Greyhound Racing SA)

  • Para Hills Community Club

  • Renmark Club

  • Salisbury North Football Club

  • Seven22 (The Eagles Club)

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2021 BEST

GAMING

AND THE WINNER IS...

PARA HILLS

COMMUNITY CLUB

After a year of great change in the gaming sector, the Para Hills Community Club has embraced the new technology and compliance requirements, installing BNA, TITO and a CRT machine. 

Coupled with exceptional customer service, a focus on compliance and an excellent mix of machines, this Club is a deserving winner.

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2021 FINALISTS

  • McQueens Tavern (Greyhound Racing SA)

  • Murray Bridge Club

  • Para Hills Community Club

  • Salisbury North Football Club

  • The Castle Tavern (AUMC)

  • West Adelaide Footballers Club

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2021 TAB OF THE YEAR

AND THE WINNER IS...

GREYHOUND RACING SA

(trading as McQueens Tavern)

The winner, McQueen's Tavern, of this inaugural award demonstrates impressive vision for the future. McQueens Tavern offers Members and Guests a spacious and clean purpose-built area serviced by attentive and friendly staff. 

With 15 screens displaying all the Sky Sports and Sky Racing visitors could ask for, congratulations go to this professionally run operation.

CLUB OF THE YEAR AWARDS

 
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2021 CLUB OF THE YEAR - SMALL

2021 FINALISTS

AND THE WINNER IS...

ARDROSSAN BOWLING CLUB

Although this regional Club is run solely by volunteers, tonight’s Club of the Year - Small winner delivers a lot with a little.

From supporting its local hospital and other small-town organisations, to hosting state tournaments and serving meals for over 400 guests, this accolade will no doubt be celebrated throughout the district.

  • Ardrossan Bowling Club

  • Elizabeth Football Club

  • Henley Bowling Club

  • Highercombe Golf & Country Club

  • Kingston SE Golf Club

  • Modbury Bowling Club

  • Para Hills Bowling Club

  • Salisbury Bowling Club

  • Semaphore Pt Adelaide RSL

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2021 CLUB OF THE YEAR - MEDIUM

2021 FINALISTS

AND THE WINNER IS...

BRIGHTON SURF LIFE SAVING CLUB

Everything about the Brighton Surf Life Saving Club's operations is exemplary.  From their annual report, to the website, through to the Clubs sporting prowess and focus on Community.  The Committee shares responsibilities evenly with a professional approach to club governance.

In today’s climate it is not enough to live in the now – you must look ahead.  The 2021 Club of the Year Medium is planning for its future with succession plans and a commitment to developing its people.

In management, sport and Community this year's winner ticks all the boxes.

  • Brighton Sports & Social Club

  • Brighton Surf Life Saving Club

  • Golden Grove Football Club

  • Goodwood Saints Football Club

  • Murray Bridge Racing Club

  • SA Bridge Association

  • Seacliff Surf Life Saving Club

  • Somerton Surf Life Saving Club

  • West Augusta Football Club

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2021 CLUB OF THE YEAR - LARGE

2021 FINALISTS

AND THE WINNER IS...

  • Cobdogla & District Club

  • Noreast (Redlegs Club)

  • Para Hills Community Club

  • Renmark Club

  • Salisbury North Football Club

PARA HILLS COMMUNITY CLUB

The Para Hills Community Club is described as an ‘all-rounder’ with an exceptional focus on customer service.  It offers wide ranging, varied and popular facilities and events, which is reflected in its Membership accrual and renewal rates.

A highly professional operation that delivers for its Members, Guests and its local community.

Taking into account all the scores from this year's for all Club of the Year – Large nominees, the maths delivered a clear winner.