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Wednesday 13th January 2016.  Club monthly meeting.   Annual General Meeting.

Chairman's introduction,

     Members were reminded that they have to sign in when at meetings, both the RNA Club book, and the Solent MDC sheet.

     The Chairman welcomed 6 new members who were at the meeting.

     During 2015 we had the maximum of 50 members. There were some vacancies for 2016 due to some members not renewing and we have taken on 9 new members, - 6 of whom were present at the meeting.

     Due to cuts in the PAS funding our FLO will only be able to attend every third meeting. Her next visit will be at the February meeting.

     We held a raffle at every meeting during 2015 and this continues to bring in funding for the club.

    Charity fund:-  There was a reduction in the charity fund income due to less members attending the farm digs, however, at the Christmas fayre 2015 the club present a cheque for 500 to the Rosemary Foundation. We have received a letter of thanks and the event has been included in the Foundation Website along with a photo of the presentation.

     Chairman's resignation. The chairman reminded members that he has now completed his one year in office and would be resigning at this AGM.

     Secretary's resignation. The secretary, having completed 5 years in office will also be resigning as of this AGM.

    Treasurer's Report,-  The treasurer presented the end of year accounts. These are available for viewing on the Members Only page of the website,

     The club held the usual Christmas Dinner. This year it was at the Langbrook Farm Inn in Havant. 23 people attended. The occasion was enjoyed by all who attended.

                                              Formal AGM business

Apologies for absence, none.

Chairman's report.  as above.

Treasurer's report, as above.

Election of committee:-

              The treasurer agreed to continue in office during 2016. A new committee was appointed, the first meeting to be held during the next monthly meeting.

Request to change the club rules. It was proposed and agreed by the membership present that the maximum membership would be increased for the present 50,  to 70.

Members were reminded that they could now renew there membership for 2016 on presentation of there membership cards and their FID/NCMD insurance card.

                                         End of Formal AGM business




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