Lara Giants 25th Birthday Dinner


The year was 1992, Paul Keating was Prime Minister of Australia, the very first Big Day Out concert was being held & West Coast defeated Geelong in the Grand Final.  It was also the start of a little basketball club know as the Lara Giants.  A club that has since continued to grow to be one of the biggest in Geelong with 40 teams and over active 300 members.

  

On Saturday June 17 2017 from 6:30pm we are celebrating 25 years of the Lara Giants at the Lara Hotel.  This is sure to be a great night out with a two course meal, consisting of a entree & a main.  From 9pm we will be entertained & have the option of hitting the dance floor or reliving some of the good times.  All for the cost of $40 per head.  Of course, drinks will be available at bar prices & Bookings are essential as seats are strictly limited & will sell out.

So gather your current team or your old team, prepare your stories of the time you hit the match winner on the buzzer & set yourself for a great night out.  There will also be a couple of special presentations.

You can purchase your tickets online by using the link https://membership.sportstg.com/regoform.cgi?formID=69535

Or contact one of the following committee members Jason Aherne, Damian Withers, Rod Randall, Lorraine Kulic, Tania Thorpe, Dave Van Der Hoeven, Mel Barter

 

If you have any photos, old flags or special stories we would love for you to share them with us. Please send them to [email protected] or contact Jason Aherne on 0417 306 327 or Rod Randall on 0408 331 560

 


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