Message from the President -June 2022

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First Events of 2022

As we approach the end of June, the first half of the Outdoor season has almost gone. The season started with our Opening match at Willow Bank, my home club on the 07th May.

This year I tried to mix the rinks up a little by pairing bowlers from the home club with visitors from our fellowship clubs. The idea was to remind all present that we are all bowlers and equal. Everyone appeared to enjoy themselves and the match result did not matter.

Photo of Whitehouse on Grange

Our second engagement was the invitation by Whitehouse on Grange in Edinburgh to send a rink from the SBF to celebrate their 150th Anniversary on the 18th June.

I would like to acknowledge the generous hospitality which included a buffet lunch in their impressive dining area. A special thanks to their sponsors for the gifts to the attendees which included celebration bowling towels. During the game We took 10 minutes out to relax in the patio area and enjoy the surroundings. This is the first club I have visited where the green is well above the height of the clubhouse entrance.

Our third engagement was renewing our friendship with members in Tulliallan, Kincardine, on the 25th of June. It was great to see some of our younger bowlers playing in the mixed game. A special thanks to the rinks from East Alloa and Edinburgh who helped to make the day by boosting the numbers of the SBF

Playing with the SBF

We would like to increase the awareness of our work and invite other clubs to both play and host games.

Link to Covid Memorial Badge

Covid Memorial Badge

This is a limited edition with each badge numbered. Members can apply to the office by email or phone for the price of the Memorial Badge. Advanced orders are being taken now. One badge per member.

Contacting the Secretary by Email

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We will endevour to respond to your enquiry as soon as possible.

Thank you for your patience and consideration.

Club Membership Returns

Payments can be made using the Bank BACS system. Details are shown below.

SBF Bank Details
Details Account
Payee Scottish Bowlers Fellowship
Bank Royal Bank of Scotland
Branch Gordon Street, Glasgow
Sort Code 83-07-06
Account Number 10382435

Payment Reference

Please ensure that all BACS payments include a Payment Reference. This is a comment which appears on Our bank statement allowing us to match your payment.

Example : Skipton BC Fees 2019

Badges for Season 2022

All member clubs were asked to respond to the secretary, advising how many badges each club required. This is part of our efforts to reduce costs and maximize income during these challenging times.

Badges have now arrived at the office and will be distributed to clubs during March in time for the open season in April

Change of Details

Many clubs change their officials or other contact details during the year. If this is the case, can you please advise us of these changes in order that your personal and club information is accurate. Please use the Membership form or advise us in writing.

Our Aim

To give financial assistance towards the maintenance, education and benefit of widows, orphans and dependents of deceased members of the Fellowship who are in necessitous circumstances and/ or to give financial assistance to members of the Fellowship who are in necessitous circumstances through ill-health or other causes beyond their control.

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