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Scottish                        Region

Minutes of Glasgow and West of Scotland Branch

 

Chairman; John Todd

18 Warriston Crescent

Glasgow

G33 2JP

 

Secretary; Amanda McNamara

9 Moidart Crescent

Glasgow

G52 1AZ

 

Telephone  

07816904426

 

Email  

rctrlcglasgow18@hotmail.com

 

 

 

The Chairman opened the meeting at 19:30 hrs 5th October 2018

 

Members Attending - 25 members in attendance.

 

Apologies

 

Bob Barren

Alan McNamara

Amanda McNamara

Don Gorman

Karen Lafferty

Cameron Gulline

Scott Harvey

Sammy Bleakly

Billy Cullen

George McQuade

Anna Richardson

Darrell Scott

Andy Hutchison

David Hutchison

Tom Forrester

Paul Priestly

Sandy Roberts

 

Business

 

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.

 

Correspondence

 

No correspondence; Secretary attending the National Memorial Arboretum this weekend.

 

AOCB

 

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