On November 20, 2015, following our Bonsor Cup tournament, we had our annual Christmas lunch organized by Caroline Young.  A record number of 166 members signed up for the lunch. Our menu included curry beef, cashew chicken, spicy salt spareribs, BBQ pork, egg tofu with minced pork, Buddha’s feast, Singapore fried vermicelli and rice; plus egg custard tarts and deep fried sweet rice ball for desserts.  With so many dishes to choose from, it was certainly a big feast.  The food was absolutely delicious and everyone thoroughly enjoyed it.

After the lunch, it was the medal ceremony for the tournament.  Our president, Peter McConville, presented the medals to all the winners. Everyone was joking and cheering on each other. Then came picture time, with each team taking pictures with the Bonsor Cup.

We also had a number of door prizes at the end.  Everyone cheered each time a prize winner was drawn.  Loud roars broke through the ceiling when the last big prize winner was announced.

Our members also donated $182.00 to the Senior Society’s Maywood School mitten fund.

The Christmas party was a huge success and all our members enjoyed the good food and the socializing with other members.  With such a large event like this, however, it will not succeed without the help of all the volunteers.  I’d like to express my sincere gratitude to all the people involved, with a special thanks to Alice Ng and Annie Louie who assisted me throughout the whole event.

Submitted by Caroline Young

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