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Australind celebrates new courts during open day

David CharlesworthHarvey-Waroona Reporter
Forrest MHR and Club Patron Nola Marino, club president Janet Varney, Alcoa Wagerup Refinery manager Mark Hodgson and Harvey Shire president Tania Jackson.
Camera IconForrest MHR and Club Patron Nola Marino, club president Janet Varney, Alcoa Wagerup Refinery manager Mark Hodgson and Harvey Shire president Tania Jackson. Credit: David Charlesworth / Harvey-Waroona Reporter

Australind Tennis Club officially unveiled its new courts with an open day on Saturday.

Club president Janet Varney thanked all those who worked to bring about the new courts including life member Greg Sawyer and immediate past president Lyn Richards.

Tennis Victoria president Gary Clark, Australind Tennis Club president Janet Varney, Tennis West president Wayne Firns and Tennis West participation leader Paul Oldfield.
Camera IconTennis Victoria president Gary Clark, Australind Tennis Club president Janet Varney, Tennis West president Wayne Firns and Tennis West participation leader Paul Oldfield. Credit: David Charlesworth / Harvey-Waroona Reporter

Members of the Harvey Shire Council attended along with club patron and Forrest MHR Nola Marino and a number of past presidents.

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Ms Marino congratulated those involved in the project and encouraged all members to continue volunteering in running and improving the club so each generation can enjoy its facilities.

Kathy Wright, of Dunsborough, and Barbara Davis, of Australind.
Camera IconKathy Wright, of Dunsborough, and Barbara Davis, of Australind. Credit: David Charlesworth / Harvey-Waroona Reporter

After a morning tea, players took to the courts with the acrylic multi-layered cushioning surfacing system, the first of its kind in WA, in friendly matches.

Dennis Turner and Brian Eckersley, both of Australind.
Camera IconDennis Turner and Brian Eckersley, both of Australind. Credit: David Charlesworth / Harvey-Waroona Reporter
Natasha Godwin, of Brunswick Junction, and Greg Federici, of Australind.
Camera IconNatasha Godwin, of Brunswick Junction, and Greg Federici, of Australind. Credit: David Charlesworth / Harvey-Waroona Reporter
Margaret Williams, of Dardanup, Jenny Dunlop, of Australind, and Sonya Thompson, of Australind.
Camera IconMargaret Williams, of Dardanup, Jenny Dunlop, of Australind, and Sonya Thompson, of Australind. Credit: David Charlesworth / Harvey-Waroona Reporter
Natasha Godwin, of Brunswick Junction, and Greg Federici, of Australind.
Camera IconNatasha Godwin, of Brunswick Junction, and Greg Federici, of Australind. Credit: David Charlesworth / Harvey-Waroona Reporter
Life member Greg Sawyer cuts the cake celebrating the new court with past president Lyn Richards.
Camera IconLife member Greg Sawyer cuts the cake celebrating the new court with past president Lyn Richards. Credit: David Charlesworth / Harvey-Waroona Reporter
Gert Myburgh and Tracey Eaton, both of Australind.
Camera IconGert Myburgh and Tracey Eaton, both of Australind. Credit: David Charlesworth / Harvey-Waroona Reporter

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