14 May 2009

take the plunge!

June 1st is the first day of winter, an occasion celebrated at Falls Creek with the annual Ice Plunge into Rocky Valley Dam. The event is a charity fundraiser for the local SES and will be held on Monday June 1st at 10am. Everyone who 'takes the plunge' (and gets totally wet) will receive a free T-shirt.

Click here for the flyer and here for the registration form.

06 May 2009

work party 2009 - in readiness

The flag is aloft, there's lots of snow and the lodge is ready.

work party 2009 - accomplishments

Major projects

  • new rubber matting for the entrance
  • a new ski locker
  • a new plasma TV and furniture in the Games room, allowing the old TV room to become a ‘Quiet TV Viewing Room’
  • rooms 13 and 14 repainted
  • a new pool gate in the spa room
  • a new storage unit in the upstairs mezzanine
  • hanging hooks in all rooms

Behind the scenes

  • new emergency exit lights will be installed prior to Queen's Birthday opening
  • a load of wood was split from wood collected on site
  • new spa filter installed
  • many other cleaning, maintenance and stocktaking tasks

Thanks to all who contributed to the successful weekend, including our new Lodge Manager Greg Frendo.