New green officially opened at bowls club

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EXCITING TIMES… From left (back), East Shepparton Bowls Club life members, Gino Cervi and Maurie Rowlands. (Front) Keith Jeffery, Mary Jeffery, and Stan Pregnal at the official opening of the club’s new pavilion. Photo: Katelyn Morse.

Over the last 12 months, the members of the East Shepparton Bowls Club have been hard at work to upgrade their club into a world-class venue. Last Thursday, February 6 saw all their hard work pay off with the official opening of their million-dollar pavilion.

Celebrating their 50th year this year, the East Shepparton Bowls Club now have a state-of-the-art 9 rink undercover green with windows that can open up to allow in a breeze. Life members were invited to bowl on the new green first, followed by the rest of the members and volunteers who helped make the spectacular new pavilion a reality.

East Shepparton Bowls Club vice president and part of the building committee, Dennis Galt said, “We’ve still got to finish off a few things like fencing and landscaping, but the new green is what everyone is most excited about of course.

“We’ve already had interest from parties to host state competitions which would be awesome for the club and the town.”

East Shepparton Bowls Club has open bowls on Tuesday nights from 6:30pm, allowing people of all skill levels to get out on the green and have a go.