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Etwall District Presentation 07-12-17

Etwall & District Flying Club Presentation 2017

Etwall & District Flying Club held its annual prize distribution evening at the British Legion Club at Repton. Welcoming members and guests was Sam Phillips who was M.C. for the evening as our club president Jim Summers was unable to attend as he was not very well.  Sam gave a short speech thanking everyone for their efforts over the 2017 season. Then he gave a special mention to our secretary Alan Peach for all the hard work he has done and then congratulated Tony Whitehurst & Steve Billings on topping the fed.

Next he introduced our guest of honour for the evening Alys who has done a wonderful job driving our transporter during the 2017 season.

With the speeches out of the way it was on to the presentation.

Our guest of honour for the evening Alys with her helper Mia.

First up was Shaw Brothers winning prize money of £7.14 followed by Steve Redfern winning a £10 special. 


                                                     Dennis Shaw with Alys & Mia.                                                                    Steve Redfern.

Mick Leszczyszak came next winning 3x2nds,1x4th,a £15 special and prize money of £43.46 making a total of £58.46. 

Mick Leszczyszak with his wife.

Next winning 1x2nd,1x4th and total winnings of £66.44 was Willy Horton. 

Willy Horton.

Peter & Shirley Harrison came next winning 1x3rd,1x4th,and total winnings of £75.13. 

Peter & Shirley Harrison.

Next came Sam Phillips winning 1x2nd,2x3rds & 2x4ths,yearling tankard,Norman Kellett shield & A & C Perry cup with total winnings of £154.51. 

Sam Phillips who was our M.C.for the evening with Alys.

Dave Wiliams & Son came next winning 2x1sts,3x2nds,2x3rds,1x4th hens average trophy & Ladies race cup with total winnings of £226.76. 

Dave Williams Ladies Race Winner.

Mr & Mrs A J Whitehurst came next winning 8x1sts,4x2nds,2x3rds & 2x4ths, 2nd Breeder buyer with a youngster bred by Alan Peach,first channel race shield & silver horse shoe trophy with total winnings of £304.26.

Tony & June Whitehurst.

Runner up for the 2017 season was Alan & Liz Houldsworth winning 7x1sts,9x2nds,13x3rds & 5x4ths G Childs shield, A.Peach memorial cup,Old bird inland average & P Bevin shield and total winnings of £531.41.

Alan & Liz Houldsworth.

Top prize winner for 2017 was A.Peach & Son winning 10x1sts,5x2nds,4x3rds & 8x4ths,Messac cup,Ancenis cup & shield,young bird special race cup,Old bird average cup,Young bird average cup,Inland average cup,J.Childs shield,Mr & Mrs Houldsworth cup,Longest old bird & longest young bird average,golden horse shoe shield & club person of the year,1st Breeder Buyer with a youngster bred by Tony & June Whitehurst with total winnings of £730.17.

Alan Peach top prize winner 2017.

Ladies race winner was Dave Williams & Son.Second & third went to Willy Horton both receiving some nice crystal glass wear.

The members and officials would like to thank Ann Faulkner for the excellent buffet she prepared for the presentation evening. A big thank you to Sam Phillips for his role as M.C. for the evening and raising £95 running the raffle and everyone who brought raffle prizes and the people who supported it.

Alan Peach presenting Ann Faulkner with a bunch of flowers.

Also a big thank you to Alys who did a excellent job presenting the prizes and finally from all the members a big thank you to our hard working secretary Alan Peach for all all the hard work he puts in to make the club the success it is today.

Alan Peach presenting Alys with a bunch of flowers.

The total payout for the season was £2286.08.

Dennis Shaw left & Reuben Hough right still enjoying their pigeons with over 180 years between them.

Members & guests at Etwall & District Flying Club Presentation.