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2019

SUMMER - Introduction of new Reversible uniform & engaged First Ever to supply & distribute uniforms to eliminate the need for a Uniform Coordinator

2018

DECEMBER - The club awards Life Membership to Mrs. Penny Milhe

2017

DECEMBER - Presented the Mark Jennings award to Madison Finlay - Under 18 Girls

2016

WINTER - New Cannons merchandise range introduced including new hoodie and clash top designs and a warm up top.
Cannons branded coaches bags and polo tops were also introduced
DECEMBER - Presented the Mark Jennings award to Jessie Milhe - Under 18 Girls

2015

DECEMBER - Presented the Mark Jennings award to Luke Dawson - Under 18 Boys

2014

WINTER - Introduced teams to the Westgate Basketball Association Competion.
Introduced Mark Jenning's Award to be presented at Christmas Party each year
DECEMBER - Presented Inaugural Mark Jennings award to Christina Popa - Under 16 Girls

2013

DECEMBER - Mark Jennings (Life Member), aged 54 passes away

2012

WINTER - Commenced on-line registrations via Fox Sports Pulse
SUMMER - Adopted use of Fox Sports Pulse free web builder & altered website's look & feel

2011

AUGUST - The club awards Life Membership to Mr. Mark Jennings and Mr. Andrew Fithall

2009

FEBRUARY - Royal blue "hoodies" introduced
NOVEMBER - As a better way of identifying teams, the team names are changed to first three letters of the coach's name

2008

NOVEMBER - Upgraded the uniform throughout the club to a glossy gold with yellow lenses, "Cannons" name, white number, and clash tops.

2007

AUGUST - Monthly "Cannon Shots" e-mail newsletter commences

2006

The Cannons' website "williamstowncannons.org.au" is launched
Christmas party is moved from "Tumbles" to the Fearon Reserve

2002

MAY 22nd - 10th anniversary celebrations held at the Bristol Hotel

2001

FEBRUARY - First club "Information Booklet" is put together by Kerry and Bob Jones

2000

DECEMBER - Christmas party is moved from W'town Nth PS to "Tumbles"

1996

FEBRUARY - Uniform is changed to a gold "mesh"-type singlet with blue shorts

1995

JULY 14th - The club is formally incorporated as the Williamstown Cannons Basketball Club Inc

1993

FEBRUARY - First AGM of the Williamstown Cannons & First use of colours to distinguish teams (e.g. blue / gold etc)

1992

WINTER - First Season of the Williamstown Gunners Basketball Club. The uniform was a yellow singlet, white number with black football shorts
AUGUST 10th - First interim committee formed for the Williamstown Gunners
NOVEMBER 9th - Name of the club changed to Williamstown Cannons
SUMMER - Uniform was a yellow singlet with white number, and blue shorts

1991

Williamstown Gunners Basketball Club was started by Glenn Wright with Genevieve Pritchard (who became the first President). The club operated from the Altona North Tech Assembly Hall on Millers Road. Games were played at Altona North Tech, Altona North High, Williamstown Tech and Altona Green Primary School
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