January 26, 2011
Social Club's fortunes revived by hard working team
Social Club has bounced back from the brink of closure with growing
membership numbers and takings.
club in Church Street was under a threat of closure for several
months last year, but its committee have worked hard to restore
people's faith in what is an important community facility.
membership numbers are up significantly on 2009 and takings have
steadily grown too, with December up 20 per cent on the previous
Secretary Ryan Bird told Burnham-On-Sea.com that
in the currently economic climate the club is incredibly pleased
with its progress.
"The Committee of 2010 had two main priorities: putting
the club back on a firm financial footing and restoring peoples
confidence in this important community facility," he said.
"Looking back over the last year, we have come a long way
and that is down to the work of the committee, staff and the ongoing
support of its members."
James Kempson, the recently appointed bar manager, has also given
the bars a much-needed facelift.
He added: "We are now focusing on increasing events with
a variety things happening on a weekly basis, it is a really exciting
time here, please come and have a look at what we can offer."
Pictured is the club's James Kempson, its newly-appointed