Twenty years since the first Hawks Nest Bridge Club meeting Tea Gardens, Hawks Nest by NOTA - May 13, 2015 Members of Hawks Nest Bridge Club recently celebrated the 20th anniversary of the inaugural meeting of the club. Adrian Ryan, Beth Williams, Pauline Cole, Shirley Pearson, Dawn Dale, Rex Dale, CarolynSeymour and Jean Ryan. The first meeting was held at the Hawks Nest Golf Club on 1 May 1995. The anniversary celebration, on Friday 1 May 2015, was again at the Golf Club with sixty-four members present. Six founding members, still playing bridge regularly at the club, featured in the activities, delivering speeches, cutting the three anniversary cakes and drawing the raffles. When the final rounds of bridge concluded everyone enjoyed a celebratory drink from the bar. The anniversary coincided with the day the club plays the annual national Bridge for Brain Research Challenge to raise funds to fight dementia, supporting NeuRA (Neuroscience Research Australia) with their largest donation ever.