POLO CLUB PRESS - Brisbane Polo Club

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EST. 1990
April 2015 Newsletter
A venue for all occasions
EBRATI
NG
POLO CLUB PRESS
EL
25
YEARS
Issue 273
MAY HIGHLIGHTS
Book Club - Tue 5th
Mother’s Day Lunch - Sun 10th
Boardroom Breakfast Series
Wed 13th
Members Networking Lunch
Fri 15th
Masterclass ‘Artisan Coffee’
Thur 21st
BAR 1888* - Fri 22nd
Boardroom Breakfast Series
Wed 27th
Music & Tapas - Fri 29th
*Minimum numbers apply to proceed
PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE
Image courtesy of Studio Impressions
Kristan Conlon
Dear Members
Time is “flying by” with Easter already upon us.
Your Club continues to be creative and forward thinking by providing
many differing events for you take part in and meet fellow members and
guests.
Our succesful masterclass series features Riesling wine on the 16th
April and something for our ever growing young female executives on
the 24th April with a unique opportunity to meet Laura Chong a corporate lawyer turned
fashion designer at the Club.
Another great initiative to support is the “Boardroom Breakfast Series” created and run
by some of our young member entrepreneurs , enabling small business owner members to
share experiences, held over breakfast on selected Wednesday mornings.
To round April off do not forget the regular music and tapas night on Friday the 24th
featuring vocalist Sally Cooper.
May is also just around the corner with the always popular Mothers Day event at the
Club on Sunday the 10th May - book early and reward “mum” with a unique Polo Club
experience.
CONTACT DETAILS
Brisbane Polo Club
Naldham House
193 Mary Street,
Brisbane 4000
P: (07) 3229 3766
E: [email protected]
poloclub.com.au
www.brisbanepoloclub.com.au
Your Management
Committee
President
Kristan Conlon
Vice President Warwick Prince
Treasurer
Lynton W Rose
Committee Members
Mark Tocchini, Kym James,
Rod Kruger & Craig Rose.
MASTERCLASS - Riesling - Thursday 16th
Join us for a in-depth look into the noble grape variety of Riesling.
Take a tour around Australia & New Zealand exploring the regional differences and subtle nuances of influences such as
terroir. Travis Watson Queensland State manager for our wine partner Red & White will enlighten you on his favourite
topic with great knowledge and anecdotes. Complimented by delicious sample dishes expertly matched and prepared by
our very own Head Chef Bruce McKenna and his culinary team.
TIME: 6.00pm COST: $69.00pp * additional beverages to own account RSVP: Fri 10th April
Trading Hours Breakfast Monday to Friday 7am-11am - Lunch from 12 noon - Dinner Wednesday to Friday from 6pm - Bookings preferred. 1
Other April Events
TO BOOK EMAIL: [email protected]
SPONSOR
A MASTERCLASS
CLUB BAR NEWS
We are now stocking Kirin Cider
from Japan $8.00/btl.
Recently launched into the
Australian Market these ciders
are inspired by Kirin’s Japanese
heritage and fun to match with
food. We recommend enjoying
a bottle with one of our current
menu favourites ‘Indonesian
beef cheek curry’.
BOOK CLUB
Tue 7th 10am
Monthly meetings & interesting
book discussions.
April book “Grace’s Table” by
Sally Piper. May book “The Great
Zoo of China” by Matthew Reilly.
New Members always welcome.
Contact coordinator
Annemarie Blunderfield:
[email protected]
EASTER TRADING
HOURS
MEMBERS
NETWORKING LUNCH
A reminder that the Club will be
closed for the Easter break on
the following days:
CLOSED - Good Friday 3rd &
Easter Monday 6th.
Re-opening Tuesday 7th April
7.00am.
A casual monthly networking
lunch providing a great forum
to meet your fellow members
old and new, share insights and
common interests, business
connections and friendship.
All welcome but bookings
essential. TIME: 12.00 -1.30pm
COST: $37.50 pp MENU: Main
course & Cheese *Drinks to own
account. RSVP: Thurs 16th
Friday 3rd - Monday 6th
Friday 17th
MUSIC & TAPAS NIGHT
Friday 24th
Sally Cooper is a professional
vocalist, songwriter, vocal coach
and music therapist. Tonight she
performs as a duo. Her soulful and
soaring vocals consistently offer
a spine tingling delivery of world
fusion, folk, jazz, blues, soul and
popular song interpretations.
*No reserved seating.
TIME: 5.30-8.30pm COST: Drinks
and food to own account. Special
Tapas menu available with tasty
bites from $12/plate RSVP: To assist
with staffing we ask Members to
confirm attendance.
DINNER & SHOW
PACKAGES
All inclusive-ticket/meal &
drinks/ return transport
*Minimum group numbers apply.
BOOK YOUR SEATS TODAY
2 options - Matinee or Evening
STRICTLY BALLROOM (musical)
Date: Wednesday 16th September
Matinee Price: Lunch & show $170.00 pp
(A Reserve seats)
BOARDROOM
BREAKFAST SERIES
Wed 1st / 15th/ 29th
Come along & share experiences,
connections & knowledge from a
business owner perspective. Hear
from your fellow members across
different industries & backgrounds.
TIME: 7am for 7:15am start 8:30am
finish. COST: $20.00pp - Breakfast
to own account.
ENQUIRIES to Club Members;
Kathryn Skopal:
[email protected]
Tara Rimmer:
themanthevanthatcan.com.au
Nathan Schokker:
[email protected]
BOOKINGS via eventbrite
invitation
RSVP closes for Matinee: 13thJuly
Evening Price: Dinner & Show $245.00pp
(Premium seats)
RSVP closes for Evening: 25th May
MEET THE DESIGNER
LUNCH Laura Chong The 400
Co. Thursday 23rd
Get up close and personal with
lawyer turned corporate women’s
fashion label designer and director
Laura Chong from The 400 Co.
Enjoy an intimate lunch with
Laura as she shares her journey to
success and how she managed to
start up a business whilst working
as a busy lawyer in the city and
maintain a work life balance.
*Guests welcome
TIME: 11:30am - 1:30pm
COST: $55.00pp arrival drink/2
course lunch/coffee *Additional
beverages to own account.
RSVP: Thurs 16th Apr
TO NOTE
RSVP: Required for all Member
Events. Guests welcome to all
events with the exception of
Member Networking Lunch.
MINIMUM NUMBERS*: Our
Member events require a minimum
number of sales to proceed. Should
this not be reached the event may
be cancelled or postponed.
CANCELLATIONS: Events planned
where an external ticket has been
purchased (ie Theatre/ Polo tickets)
cannot be refunded. You may
send someone in your place. For
regular events-48 hours notice of
cancellation is required.
No shows and cancellations on the
day will incur full charges.
Naming rights sponsor
opportunities:
May 21st - Artisan Coffee
June 18th - Cheese
July 16th - French Wine *
August 6th - Belgian Beer
Sept 17th - Absinthe
Oct 15th - Cocktails
Nov 12th - Champagne
As a further benefit and
incentive to support
the Club and gain a
little exposure for your
company, Members
are invited to become a
naming rights supporter
of key events such as our
monthly masterclass series
simply by purchasing a
number of tables.
*Booked
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MEMBER NEWS
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NEW MEMBERS - A WARM WELCOME TO YOU
Andreas Carnell - Adagold Aviation Pty Ltd
Jessica Loughland - Teys Australia Pty Ltd
James McLeod - Mitchell Pty Ltd
Geoff Missen - The MBA Partnership Pty Ltd
MEMBER SPOTLIGHT:
David Greene - Girgenti Lawyers
About: Girgenti Lawyers is a network of boutique legal practices with offices in Brisbane, Cairns and Mareeba.
They offer premium legal services at cost-effective rates for families and businesses across Queensland.
My area of expertise is commercial dispute resolution and insolvency.
Hobbies: CrossFit, Running, Current Affairs & Politics.
Favourite Drink: Would have to be mojito, especially after sampling some of the rums at the recent Rhum
Masterclass at the Club.
Favourite holiday destination: Australia! There is so much to see and do, from the raw beauty of the outback to
the best beaches in the world.
Secret skill: Superman level hearing. It makes me great at eavesdropping!
Why do I enjoy the club? It has a great bunch of people who are down to earth and easy to talk to.
A Polo Club tip for new members? Just come along. You will meet great people and eat delicious food.
The drink isn’t bad either!
Other: I am currently involved in establishing a Brisbane chapter of the Irish Australian Chamber of Commerce.
The group will meet on a monthly basis starting on 16 April 2015 and is open to all. Those interested are welcome
to contact me for more information: [email protected]
MEMBERSHIP REFERRAL SCHEME - Rewards for you
The Club would like to remind Members about our ongoing REFERRAL INCENTIVE.
Refer a potential member to the Club and should they join you will be rewarded with a dining
credit. Amount varies dependant on Membership category. To download a form simply log on
to the Members section of the website and click on “Membership Referral Program” .
Complete and email to [email protected]
RECIPROCAL CLUBS – Request your letter of introduction today
RACV Melbourne is just one of the many Clubs on our reciprocal list that you as a
Member can enjoy.
Conveniently located in the heart of the CBD at 501 Bourke Street.
This prestigious club is a social, leisure and business hub designed to cater for the needs
of all Members and reciprocals. Accommodation available. Like to book?
Contact Member Services today for your letter of introduction.
MEMBER BENEFITS - OAKS HOTELS & RESORTS - Accommodation offer
Oaks Hotels & Resorts in conjunction with the Brisbane Polo Club is pleased to offer a special discount on
accommodation online across all Oaks properties in Brisbane. To book visit oakshotelsresorts.com and
select your preferred Brisbane property. In the reservations panel (top left) enter Corporate/Group/Promo
Code: ‘BPC’ (Closest property is Oaks Felix directly across the road).
Trading Hours Breakfast Monday to Friday 7am-11am - Lunch from 12 noon - Dinner Wednesday to Friday from 6pm - Bookings preferred.
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OUT AND ABOUT
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EST. 1990
25
YEARS
You’ve been snapped! March activites
Chocolate Masterclass
Torbreck Wine Dinner
New Member Welcome
Drinks
Bookings open
Mothers Day
Lunch at the
Polo Club
Sunday 11th
May
Brisbane Polo Club - Naldham House, 193 Mary Street, Brisbane 4000
Members and their families are invited to
celebrate this special occasion in the elegant
surrounds of the Club. Delicious menu for
adults, and children catered for with a special
“kids menu”. We have a guest harpist to play
and a fun craft table to keep the children busy.
COST: $89.00 pp adults (food only),
$25.00pp (children under 10 yrs).
All beverages to
Members own account
RSVP: Essential
[email protected]
brisbanepoloclub.com.au
Phone: 07 3229 3766
www.brisbanepoloclub.com.au
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