Chairman; John Todd
18 Warriston Crescent
Secretary; Amanda McNamara
9 Moidart Crescent
The Chairman opened the meeting at 19:30 hrs 5th October 2018
Members Attending - 25 members in attendance.
Chairman opened with meeting with a minute’s silence for member John (Jack) McAvoy, who passed away.
Chairman welcomed all to the meeting and announced four new members: Malky Kittridge, Ernest Hayes, John Higgins and Pat Reilly.
Minutes from the September meeting were read; Frankie Healy and Jimmy Greenshields passed these as a correct record.
Chairman thanked the members for the Get Well card recently sent to his wife who had been in hospital.
Denniston Memorial Parade – Jim Watson sends his thanks to the Association for the turnout at the Parade, and hopes to see us all again next year as they plan to make it an annual event. Chairman also said thank you to the members for the fantastic turnout to both the Parade and lunch afterwards at the Kirkhouse. Chairman further thanked Frankie Healy for the excellent service and meal at the Kirkhouse, and for giving us a ‘free’ drink.
Chairman gave a brief detail of what would be expected of us at Armistice Day on 11th November, and that more details would be available at the November meeting.
Ties, Blazer Badges, etc, were discussed re collection and payment. Chairman said that any spare ties would be available to buy at the November meeting.
No correspondence; Secretary attending the National Memorial Arboretum this weekend.
Hector McKinlay spoke of ‘gratuity’ payments to the committee and said that the Secretary deserves some sort of recognition for the work she has put in over the last year; Chairman agreed and said he would sort something.
Meeting closed at 19:55 hrs.
Next meeting 2nd November 2018 19:30 hrs