MEETINGS & REPORTS
Minutes of Branch Meeting held on 8 th September 2022
HISTORIC SHIPS
MINUTES Monthly Branch Meeting Thursday 8 th September 2022 Held at Nana Moon's 1930 Apologies:- Eddie Vaux, Clive & Lois Edwards, David Cornes, John Bowditch. Numbers Attending:- 18 Obituaries:- Nil Minutes of the last Meeting:- None. Charman's Report:- 2 Minutes silence in respect of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth A busy month, with Members of the Branch, representing the Merchant Navy, attending venues within our District,on Merchant Navy Day. Also VJ Day at Poole. Welcome to new Member Rod Wakefield. We will not be attending Sherborne Abbey. Secretary's Report:- As mentioned before, Sherborne Abbey visit cancelled. Reminder:- Battle of Britain Memorial Service Thursday 15 th September at 1430 RAF Memorial Bowleaze Cove Weymouth. MN Car Stickers available. Next ZOOM Meeting – Thursday 15 th September. Treasurer's Report:- Main Account £2995.13 Card Account £273.52 Total £3268.65 Less £350.00 Pre-payments France 2023 Unallocated £2918.65 £100 donation from David Kennett, split 70/30 Welfare/General. £23.50 collected from Memorial crosses, MN Day. Welfare Officer's Report:- A busy month, those mentioned were:- Clive McCall, Colin Seard, Tom, Stan Berry, Marlaine Knapp, The Chairman and the Branch would like to thank Chrissie for her perseverance and diligence, over what has been a busy time, especially as she hasn't been too good herself. Thank you. National Branch Secretary:- National AGM – Saturday 29 th October 2022 Any matters needing a mention, please submit at the next Branch Meeting. Any Other Business:- The matter of seating at the Service at Trinity Gardens was raised, and could be a matter for mention at the National AGM. A vote of thanks was raised to Alvin for his work on getting the plaque to the Army 4 th Commando displayed. Next Meeting Thursday 13 th October Meeting closed 2010.