Gosnells clubs bowled over by recent award wins


Gosnells Bowling Club president Peter Charkiewicz and vice-president Rob Gibbons with the awards.
Gosnells Bowling Club president Peter Charkiewicz and vice-president Rob Gibbons with the awards.

GOSNELLS Bowling Club and Gosnells Golf Club were big winners at the recent WA Club Industry Awards, walking away with a combined four trophies.

The bowling club prevailed in three of the four categories in which it was nominated, winning Club Members Event of the Year (small/medium category), Club Manager of the Year and Small Club of the Year.

The golf club claimed the award for Club Members Event of the Year in the large category.

Gosnells Bowling Club president Peter Charkiewicz said he would have been delighted just to win one award and praised the dedication of members who helped the club run smoothly.

“It’s an amazing thing, not just for me but for the rest of the committee who work hard all year round,” he said.

“It’s all down to management skills, training and organisation with what happens in the club, keeping up with occupational health and safety, making sure staff are trained not just when we hire them but continuing to train them.”

Mr Charkiewicz admitted he was still on cloud nine and was especially delighted the club’s weekly Friday night dinners won the Club Members Event of the Year for the third successive year.

“A big part of that are the ladies in the kitchen serving up the meals, who are a big part of the award,” he said.

Gosnells Golf Club general manager James Wilkinson said they were “thrilled” to have won their award for their Friday night members dining.

“We’ve made a lot of changes at the club over the last couple of years and it’s a credit to the staff who made the nights possible,” he said.

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