Welcome everyone, good morning!
In the absence of our Acting President who has recently resigned, Peter Purvey, our Vice President will chair the meeting today.
As usual, will you please turn off your mobile phones or switch them to silent mode, thank you.
A warm welcome is extended to any new members who joined us today.
INTRODUCTION OF SPEAKER: There will not be a guest Speaker today. Instead, we have the U3A Choir, introduced by Mary Anderton, performing songs from old cinema musicals.
At the end of this meeting all paid-up members will be welcome to join us for cheese and wine.
- NOW MOVING ON TO TODAY’S MEETING:
- APOLOGIES FROM THE COMMITTEE: No apologies received for absence
- CORRESPONDENCE: None
- MINUTES OF THE LAST GENERAL MEETING 15th June to be proposed and seconded
- MATTERS ARISING SINCE THE LAST MEETING
Your Committee has now arranged the introduction and publication of the new Website and Host. Although still in its infancy we are endeavouring to add articles and improvements on a frequent basis.
Since the last meeting several positions have become available to serve on our Committee. Any volunteers for these posts would be gratefully received.
NEW BUSINESS: The Guest Speaker at our next meeting will be Lorraine Bellamie-Barker. Lorraine will be sharing her experience as an air stewardess with the former BOAC airline.
During her talk Lorraine will be describing some hilarious incidents involving famous celebrities!
Facebook: Separate former entries are to be removed and one main entry to be introduced. All to be under the control of one Committee Member.
Press and Publicity:
Membership: Membership now stands at 668 current members, 526 paid up members. 132 Recently lapsed members. Disgruntled members will be invited to the A.G.M.
AOB. Nothing received from members but a reminder from the committee that the suggestions box for your ideas is near the entry door.
NB for info: we introduced a ruling that anything for AOB must be received in writing prior to this Meeting in order that we can respond.
DATE OF NEXT MEETING: Thursday, 19th October, SH Ifach Hotel.
Peter Purvey (Vice President and Acting President)
Terry Buxton (Secretary)