Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

Plan to Transform City's Iconic Club

Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

Plan to Transform City's Iconic Club

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Byline: Tegan Annett tegan.annett@gladstoneobserver.com.au

AN ICONIC Gladstone club is due for a facelift, and its owners are asking the community to decide exactly what they want.

A survey has been launched by Port Curtis Sailing Club to learn the community's view of the future of the Gladstone Yacht Club.

They're asking what type of food, drinks, and atmosphere the Gladstone region wants at the iconic club that has been a place for locals since it was built in 1946.

Port Curtis Sailing Club secretary manager Brian Dawson wants to transform the club to make it better than ever before.

Recently they've made minor changes including adding three $10 meal options for lunch and dinner, a new menu at Salty's and $5 XXXX Summer schooners.

"As an example, it costs the same to pour a bit of rum and coke into a glass than it does to buy a schooner, as an Aussie I think that's just not right," Brian said.

While the $10 meals and the cheap beer have been well-received, Brian said that was just the start of the changes the club's committee had in mind. …

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