RASC/RCT ASSOCIATION PERTHSHIRE BRANCH
MINUTES OF THE MEETING FOR 26th APRIL 2019
Members attending: 12
APOLOGIES: Mr N Porter, Mr G Harvey, Mr K Taylor,Mr D Pattie, Mr P Panton
MINUTES OF LAST MEETING:
Were read by the Secretary
Matters arising none.
Proposer A Gerard
Seconder I Munro
The Chairman asked the members if they had seen the Perthshire Advertiser story of the dedication of the RASC Plaque in St Johns Kirk and stated that it was a very good article.
The Chairman told members that this years BBQ will be in August.
The Chairman proposed to give SSAFA a donation of £50,
Mr Little Seconded this and it was passed by the members.
The Chairman also proposed the branch to pay for the Provosts tickets at the Regional dance, and asked it to be taken out of the pie and bean money. Mr J Melville seconded this and this was passed by the members.
The Chairman said he would pay for the Provosts wine.
The Secretary received an email from The Perth Branch of the Airborne to inform the members about their Fundraising day on Saturday 1st JUNE 2019 at the Ex-service club 13-00hrs – 19-00hrs at £11 per person includes a hot/cold Buffet. See Mr K Banks for tickets.
SSAFA sent the BRANCH an invitation for their AGM on the 1st MAY 2019. The Secretary replied saying 4 members will be attending.
The Secretary received an email from the Provosts PA about a possible position for a War Memorial in St Johns Street on the rear of St Johns Kirk opposite Lakeland. We were asked to get the views of our members on this matter and get back to them. Our Members agree this was a good idea.
The branch account continues to have a healthy balance
PROPOSED BY A Gerard SECONDED BY A Stirton
SOCIAL CONVENER’S REPORT:
Mr Stirton told the members that the proposed trip for next year is still in the pipe line.
Mr P Panton is back in Ninewells. Mrs S Cochrane was in PRI with a shoulder problem.
PLEASE GET IN TOUCH WITH COMMITTEE MEMBERS IF
YOU KNOW OF ANY MEMBERS IN HOSPITAL OR ILL AT HOME.
Mr D Forbes told the Members about the Regional meeting held in Perth on the 13th April 2019.
Mr D Forbes also told the branch that none of the members of the Edinburgh Branch will be going to the Regional dance this year.
THE NEXT MEETING IS ON THE 31st MAY 2019
THE CHAIRMAN CLOSED THE MEETING AT 8.17 PM