to Just Rock Ipswich (JRI),
Dance Leisure and Car Club Inc. 1a 12938
JRI is a non-profit 'social'
club and facilitates both Rock 'n' Roll dancing AND a Classic Car Club.
In 1993, Alan &
Janette Probyn, who now operate Rockin' back to the 50's at Brisbane, brought the
concept of Just Rock from Melbourne
. Ferdi & Betty van de
Wetering headed up a group of foundation members to get the club going,
along with some input from our sister club, Just Rock Brisbane. JRI
originally met at the Booval Bowls Club, had a period at Briggs Road Rugby
League Club, before returning to Booval Bowls Club now renamed Swifts
Sports Club. JRI hopes to remain at Booval, as the venue is ideal.
The Club has over 120
financial members living mostly in the Ipswich, Brisbane & Toowoomba
areas and is a charter member of the Queensland Rock'n'Roll Association.
JRI has outlasted many other Rock'n'Roll clubs which have set up in Ipswich or near-by and we are proud to be part of the
Ipswich Community. Infact JRI actively participates in a range of annual
The Patron of the Club is
the previous Mayor of Ipswich, Mr. John Nugent & current Mayor Paul
There are many benefits
arising from JRI membership, the club conducts numerous events where
concessions are provided to its members. Events include: Rock and Roll dance lessons on Monday
nights 7.30pm - 9.30pm, Monday night social dances on the 3rd Monday of
each month, Saturday night dances all of which are held at Swifts Sports
Club, Green St Booval, Family Sunday car cruises and other classic car
events, an Annual dinner dance, Back to '63, Classic Car Show & Shine,
Dance demonstrations, Participation in Ipswich community parades &
festivals, Classic car concessional registration.
Many of the events also cater
for members' guests and the general public.
Being a social club, JRI
has an annual general meeting, where a new committee is elected to run the
club for the ensuing year. This is a great opportunity to influence how the
club is run and make a valuable contribution in one of the many committee
The Committee welcomes
all feedback. Member participation is always sought and encouraged to
operate Just Rock Ipswich.
President 2016 / 2017
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