Clearview claims Clubs SA award
The Clearview Bowling Club was recently recognised at the 2021 Clubs SA awards for its work with in the inclusiveness space.
Clearview was one of four clubs nominated for the Inclusiveness Award, eventually coming away with the gong.
Clearview Bowling Club CEO Ian Bailey said it felt great to win the award.
“(It feels) very rewarding, as our volunteers’ efforts were just part of our regular club activities,” he said.
“We were thrilled to receive this Inclusiveness Award as a recognition of the efforts of our club volunteers.”
Ian highlighted what he believed helped get them over the line to win the award.
“Our weekly involvement with people with intellectual difficulties participating in Carer Bowls (winter) and lawn bowls (summer),” he said
“We also make our clubrooms available to such groups as the Probus Club for their monthly meetings and the Aged Social Group for their various activities on a weekly basis.
“The local Indian Community regularly use our facilities for Baby showers and Christenings.
“In other words we try to include the local community as much as possible.”