John Godber Centre at 10.00 am on Wednesday, 6th April, 2022
Apologies for absence were received from Angela Cornish and Greg Umney who had both submitted written reports.
The minutes of the March meeting were agreed and signed.
Siobhan has been updating the group membership lists and reports a new group Table Tennis is starting on Wed 20th pm. The Long Walks group needs a new group leader following the stepping down of Terry Hill after 13 glorious years of leading this group
The speaker following the AGM at 3pm on April 13th is Bryan Gladstone with ‘My Mum was a GI Bride’
A short discussion about the high incidence of Covid amongst members was discussed and a reminder to members is in the meeting information.
The minutes of the Social Subcommittee had been previously circulated and the remaining few tickets for the concert on April 23rd will be on sale at the monthly meeting.
Angela continues to add items to our webpage and on Facebook – have a look.
Christine had circulated the monthly accounts prior to the meeting and gave out copies of the examination of accounts for the year ended 31st December 2021. These were once again prepared by retiring examiner Geoff Cree who is thanked for his many years of doing this.
Melvyn is currently pursuing one off short courses around financial planning in retirement/inheritance and basic Emergency (First) Aid plus specialist CPR/Defibrillator
We all felt that the new members meeting on 2nd March was worthwhile and useful. Greg submitted a report stating 164 members attended the March meeting and 10 left after the break. Current membership is: 439 Full, 19 Associate and 23 Affiliated members. 44 previous members are now lapsed. Group Leaders are encouraged to check their records to remove all lapsed members from their lists.
Mark outlined the procedure for the AGM next week which will start at 2pm.
Finally we discussed our involvement in two community events organised by the Rotary Club on May 21st and Ashfield District Council to celebrate Hucknall Titchfield Park’s Centenary on 18th June.
The meeting closed at 11.50am
Next meeting is on Wednesday, May 11th at 10.00 am at the John Godber Centre. This will be the first meeting of the 2022 to 2024 committee.