East of Scotland Begonia Society

This section covers AGM 2012

Minutes AGM 2012

Held on Sunday 18th Nov 2012 1:00pm.

Venue, “Crossford” Village Hall.

 Members were welcomed by the president Mr Andrew Paterson

 15 members attended

Apologies: Jim Stewart, Bert Nelson, Dave Barnett, Franek Janezko,Tom Aird, John Irvine.

Minutes for the 2011 AGM were accepted by Mr George Wilson and Mr Claude Wilson.

The Treasurers Report was accepted by Mr Ronnie Welsh and Mr George Spittal.

Mr Andrew Paterson re-elected President,

Mr James Evans re-elected as Vice President  Treasurer

Both officials sharing the position of secretary

Bill Middler stepped down as Show Manager due to health reasons, a thanks for his efforts was made.

A plea was made for a “Show Secretary” as opposed to a Show manager, no volunteers came forward this position will be pursued during the year.

Rab Ritchie & Ronnie Welsh re-elected to Committee and Melville Hutchison agreed to join the committee.

President Andrew Paterson gave his report on the last year commenting on the good turnout for the show and attendance at meetings over the year.

It was agreed that there would be no increase in subscriptions but will be reviewed yearly

Discussions over the annual show,

Alterations made to schedule to accommodate Scottish six board championship in 2013.

Suggested prize money, 1st £50, 2nd £30, 3rd £20, 4th £10.

£50 donated by SBS. £50 donated by sponsor. £10 donated by EOSBS.

1st,2nd 3rd & 4th place rosettes to be purchased for championship class.

Clarification regarding several points for the Six Board entries needed from SBS.

Speakers for following year to be arranged, some already discussed.

Discussions were held on advertising the show and how best to do this.

Glenrothes Town centre, news papers, Radio etc.

An offer was re-made by Claude and Betty Wilson to visit there Garden in the summer.

Dates were to be agreed.

AGM for 2013 agreed for 17th November at 1:00pm

Venue“Crossford Village Hall”

Meeting closed at 3:00pm.


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