New lease of life for TCB Country Club

Teena Lee is all smiles behind the brand new bar at the Tin Can Bay Country Club

Teena Lee is all smiles behind the brand new bar at the Tin Can Bay Country Club

The Tin Can Bay Country Club is the new place to be! Thanks to a substantial makeover, it appears everyone, from staff to customers, is thrilled with the results.

Leisa Charlton, the Tin Can Bay Country Club’s office manager, caught up with RBCCN to share the news.

“There has been a great deal of work done, from demolition of existing features and fittings, to cutting concrete flooring and installing new drainage.”

The new bar consists of VJ panelling, overhead shelving, stone countertops, stainless steel benchwork, decorative pendant lighting, new flooring and “Bricklane” wall tiling above the back bar, to name just a few of the improvements.

“Patrons and members love the new bar,” shares Leisa. “We’ve had people say things from, ‘Wow! It looks fabulous’, to ‘long overdue’, to ‘how nice does this look, and the colours flow’, which is so good to hear.”

The refurbishment has made serving large groups much easier, due to the more user-friendly layout, allowing more room to move around tables and a separate seating area for those having a punt on Ubet. (There are new high bars and stools in that area too.)

Leisa feels the staff are more positive and enthusiastic with their new professional, tidy and safer work environment.

A larger makeover was also completed, with new carpet to the bar and function room area, new table tops and recovering of existing seats.

“There is a great new Kids Play area, decorated with cartoon images, and four new tablets with games, plus a TV with Nintendo games and a colour-in and chalk board,” says Leisa.

The new refurbishment is part of a broader vision for the club which consists of creating an atmosphere where people choose to dine, have a drink and relax. Leisa and the team thank their Club Manager, Brad Robb for a great job organising and overseeing all refurbishment works.

Part of this plan is more entertainment, such as live music on Sunday afternoons, Barefoot Bowls monthly, and additional entertainment on some Saturday nights.

The September events are a sign of the positive progress for the Club, with live music every Sunday afternoon from 3pm and Friday nights from 7pm.

On Saturday September 9 Barefoot Bowls is happening from 4.30pm, plus entertainment with the Limeburners from 6.30pm.

The Gympie Amateur Show will be performing a one-act play, Stumpy’s Gold on Saturday September 16.

“There will be a fantastic event in October,” smiles Leisa. “Elvis and Orbison – The One Magic Night Tour has been booked for Friday October 20. Tickets are $25 and can be bought at the Club reception.

“This will be a big night for us, and we’re all really looking forward to it!”