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Dinner Gong - Apex Club of Ringwood Dinner Gong

From the Collection of Ringwood and District Historical Society 125 Warrandyte Road Ringwood VIC

Description
Former Melbourne cable tram bell used for fortnightly and annual meetings of Ringwood Apex Club, mounted on timber base with metal shields showing presidents for each year from 1966 to 2003. Ringwood Apex Club closed in 2003-04.
Size
Base 47.5cm x 27.5cm; Bell 37cm x 25cm x 26cm high.
Object Registration
4876
Historical information
The Melbourne cable tramway system operated between 1885 and 1940.
When Made
Early 20th century
Inscriptions & Markings
This dinner gong, formerly a Melbourne cable tram bell, was donated by inaugural secretary Wal Hodgson 21.10.67.
President shields - Martin Verhoeven 1966-68, Colin Steel 1968-69, Neville Fuller 1969-70, John Ritchie 1970-71, Allan Penman 1971-72, Graeme Kruse 1972-73, Graeme Bathie 1973-74, Terry Amos 1974-75, Richard Baxter 1975-76, Noel Stokes 1976-77, Neville Burns 1977-78, Wayne Barlow 1978-79, David Collyer 1979-80, Don McKinnon 1980-81, Ken Rice 1981-82, Vic Beesley 1982-83, Geoff Bonsall 1983-84, Peter Phillips 1984-85, John McGowan 1985-86, Harry Bell 1986-87, Ross Barry 1987-88, Steve McMahon 1988-89, Peter Hookey 1989-90, Philip Pomaroff 1990-91, Keith Walker 1991-92, Greg Cowan 1992-93, Peter Watts 1993-94, Bernard Klewer 1994-95, Mark Burton 1995-96, Colin Robertson 1996-97, Stuart Gay 1997-98, Barry Williams 1998-99, Tom Jackson 1999-2000, Trevor Hallum 2000-01, Ashley Crow 2001-02, Trevor Hallum 2002-03, Michael Pumpa 2003-04.
Last updated
19 Jun 2019 at 8:57PM