President's 2018 Welcome Message

4 FEB | BY LINDY JONES


Hi everyone,

I’m delighted to welcome you to another season at St. Ives AFL! 2018 promises to be bigger and better as we celebrate our 50th anniversary with over 20 teams, including 4 girls’ teams and many new initiatives.

Our Committee has been busy preparing pre-season arrangements – now it’s your turn. We ask our valued parents, players, coaches, managers and other volunteers to read on, sign up for the season ahead and share the St. Ives AFL news with friends and family so we can continue growing our community.

WHAT’S NEW IN 2018?
As part of our 50th anniversary, you can expect a number of new and exciting initiatives:
• Our website has been upgraded – check it out at the same address www.stivesafl.com
• We will be managing all communications through Team App this season – further information over the coming month
• All registered players in 2018 will receive a special 50th anniversary commemorative gift
• 50th Anniversary Gala Dinner – 16th June
• 50th anniversary activities throughout the season
• New Presentation Day format.

REGISTRATIONS ARE OPEN – SIGN UP NOW!
Save $100 per child on fees through the NSW Government’s Active Kids Program. Redeem your voucher(s) by:
- clicking on ‘Join Us’ on our site.
- Select ‘How to Join & Register for 2018 -
Season’ section and follow the instructions.

Active Kids Voucher numbers need to be redeemed before commencing the normal registration process.

For any enquiries, contact Judy at registrar@stivesafl.com or myself president@stivesafl.com

COME’N’TRY CLINICS
If you know of any friends or family who are interested in trying AFL, tell them about our Come & Try Clinics at Acron Oval.
All girls and boys (& families) welcome on:
• 9 – 17 year olds – 13th, 20th & 27th February – 6-7pm
• 4 – 8 year olds (Auskick) – 13th & 20th February – 5-6pm

VACANCIES – Club Treasurer & Uniform Co-ordinator
We are in urgent need of volunteers for the important positions of Treasurer and Uniform Co-ordinator.
Duties are not onerous – just require a willingness to help and support our kids.
If you or someone you know can assist, please contact me on 0413 985 596.

KEY DATES & EVENTS
Lots happening in the coming month as the season kicks off.
• Registrations with Active Kids Voucher Program redemption Open – 2nd February
• Pre-season Training commences – w/c 12th February
• Come & Try Clinics – 13th, 20th & 27th February (see above)
• Sydney Swans visit – 15th March
• Round 1 – 8th April (Auskick & All Age Groups)
• 50th Anniversary Gala Dinner – 16th June.

Thank you for your continued support of our Club and look forward to seeing you all soon at Acron. Go Saints!

Paul Thompson
President



Location

ACRON OVAL