Branch Meeting held on 11 th September 2023
Branch Monthly Meeting 11 th September 2023 At Royal Dorset Yacht Club Apologies:- Chris Carr, Tony Cash, Lida Newman Obituaries:- Carl (Robbie) Robertson RNA. A moments silence held in memory. Chairman's Report:- Thank you to the Branch for covering member Eddie Vaux's funeral. Young Members of the MNA needed, recruitment encouraged to perpetuate the continuation of the Association. Branch Treasurer required. Vice-Chairman's Report:- Exeter Cathedral Trafalgar Day Service. Sunday 22 nd October 2023. Names required of people wishing to go to see if it is viable. St. Paul's Cathedral Service of the Sea, London. Wednesday 11 th October 2023. Tickets now done. Rail fares and travel arrangements up to attendees. Thank you to JB for organising and operating the P/A system during MN Day Parade, Weymouth. Treasurer's Report:- Main Account:- £3,960.22 Card Account:- £338.57 Total:- £4,298.70 Less Payments France 2024:- £1,397.50 Unallocated:- £2,901.29 Welfare Officer's Report:- Welcome back to Eamon Symes. Idred Vaux is doing well and needs no assistance at the moment, but knows we are to hand if required. Visits to Doug Watson are being investigated and will be notified later. Thank you card received from Eddie Vaux's family in Cookstown,NI. National:- Information available, contact Gareth Peaston if required. Forthcoming Event:- Friday 15 th September. Battle of Britain Memorial Service, Bowleaze Cove, Preston, Weymouth. Muster 1430 for 15.00.1040 for 1100. MNA Rig, Standards in attendance. Any other business:-Some items of the PA system need updating – in-hand with JB. Many Happy Returns of the Day to Paul Cooper, Happy Birthday Meeting closed: 2030. Next Meeting: Monday 9 th October 2023, 19.30 at the Admiral Hardy public house, Chickerell Road, DT4 0QU