PROBUS CLUB GENERAL MEETING MINUTES
on Thursday 20 December 2018
1 Chairman's Report - Welcome to speaker Alex Leger and all members. Members were informed that John Dyble is ill. Eddie Broome, a past member who moved to Cheltenham, asked to be remembered to Club members when he spoke to Alban Chase. David Tuttle thanked the Club for the flowers we sent to his wife following major heart surgery in London.
2 There were no matters arising from the last meeting.
3 The Secretary had nothing to report.
4 Treasurer's Report - John Brett said the Club’s finances remained the same.
5 Social Secretary's Report - Peter Walker said that there was current nothing to say but that in the New Year he would give details of future events.
6 In-house Lunch Secretary's Report - Maurice Gwatkin said there were 38 members booked for lunch but one member could not attend due to illness.
This left a spare place for anyone who had not booked. The club will provide the wine for the lunch.
7 Speaker Secretary's Report –Ronald Smith introducedAlex Leger who gave a talk entitled “Behind The Blue Peter Badge”. Alex Leger has worked for the BBC for 40 year. He gave a fascinating talk to which everyone could relate.
8 Vote of Thanks by – Ian White
9 Any Other Business none
10 Next Meeting is on 3rdJanuary 2019 when Rev. David Arnott will give us a talk entitled “The Circumnavigation of Helvellyn: a Pilgrimage Under Sail”. Vote of thanks will be by Leslie Allsup.