HISC 500 Club . . . what it's about and how to join
The 500 Club has been operating at HISC for over 10 years for the purpose of generating funds for projects and causes which will benefit HISC members.
The 500 Club embraces those items which might be considered desirable rather than essential, but which add to the utility or enjoyment of the club.
Each month half of the income is allocated to a draw for 5 prizes, the top one of which is currently around £150. The remaining income adds to the fund for future projects.
Some projects are large, some small but the more people who belong to the 500 Club the more the prize fund increases and the more future projects we can fund for the benefit of all members.
Tickets for the draw, usually held on the last Thursday of the month, are only £1 with a minimum entry of £5 and maximum entry £20 per member per month.
Present 500 club committee: Tim Hancock (promoter), Pam Marrs, Peter Wareham and Greg Lamb.
Some of the items that have been purchased in the recent past:
• Teak chairs for the balcony
• Concrete walkways
• Signage on the pontoon
• External signage on the clubhouse
• External seating for the snack bar
• Binoculars for the balcony & race box
Projects currently under consideration include some additional handrails to the external stair ways, provision of an automatic external opening door to the clubhouse and a book of the Centenary celebration flags.