The Magic of Charity Coalition
MOTH Crater Shellhole 1928, Witbank Golf Bowls Club and Witbank Vroue Landbou Unie (VLU) joined forces to present a winning charity bowls day on Sunday 9 December 2018.
12 Shellholes and MOTH Units from Witbank and Ermelo arrived sporting their bowls club and shellholes’ colours to compete for the coveted Coalfields trophy,
The President of Witbank Golf Bowls Club, Gavin Shoobert, supported by the very able Stephen and Bryan Price, Monica Gilbert and Joey Kriel and behind the scenes Linah Makola reached out to Crater Shellhole with their beautiful green, hospitality and Club hospitality.
A lunch spread, fit for a king was proudly organized by Phyllis Scruton and her VLU team and gained many complements from the tired bowlers who played two games under the unrelenting Highveld sun.
The highlight of the event was the Bingo game aptly arranged by Phyllis and Monica and narrated by Wolly Womarans.
The proceeds of the day was a record taking and Moth Chris Sonnekus, Old Bill of Crater Shellhole paid tribute to the sponsors namely Phyllis Scruton, Eben Bernado, Ouma Rooi Koeksisters, Itec at Tony Open Market Garden, Johan Gerber and all the bowlers who dug deep into their pockets in the name of charity.
The team of Crater Shellhole namely Gavin Shoobert, Eben bernado, Chris Sonnekus and Barry Woollett walked away as the winning team however at the end of the day it was goodwill and a “want to help” attitude that won the day.