Many of you might not know Tony Burke as for many years he has carried out a most important role as club treasurer. When I say many years I actually mean 50 years as he was appointed in 1964.
Incredibly Tony a former water polo goal keeper has kept the books in good order for half a century and has finally hung up his calculator. Tony was presented with a silver salver in recognition of his service to the club by our club Chairman Dr Alan Boyle at the recent AGM.
Im sure we all wish Tony a long and enjoyable retirement, no doubt Tony will enjoy a few more rounds of golf.
The clubs new Treasurer will be Christine Mansfield the former work force development officer.
The club currently have three vacancies on the committee if you would like to help shape the future of the club and are prepared to attend a committee meeting once per month please speak to any of the clubs staff.
The club also need club swimming officials and water polo table officials and water polo referees, if you would like to get involved please speak to the swimming coach or water polo coach.
Interesting facts about 1964
Government figures show that the average weekly wage is £16
£10 banknotes are issued for the first time since the Second World War.
10 October–24 October – Great Britain competes at the Olympics in Tokyo and wins 4 gold, 12 silver and 2 bronze medals.
The Beatles gain the Christmas number one for the second year running with I Feel Fine, which has topped the singles charts for the third week running.
The Post Office Tower in London is completed, although it does not begin operation until October 1965