Members assembled at Guildhall to attend the Club's Annual General Meeting at 6pm on Tuesday 21st March.
Following the meeting and the successful installation of the new Chairman, Officers and Committee of the Club, members and their guests enjoyed an excellent buffet supper at Davy's Wine Bar in Basinghall Street.
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Annual General Meeting and Supper
21st March 2017
Past Chairman Peter O'Donoghue gave thanks to everyone for their support during his year and was delighted at the success of his events. He handed over to Mrs Elaine Davis, who will be the new Club Chairman for 2017-2016 (and will also remain the Membership Secretary).
The Secretary reported that 31 new members had been recruited into the Club over the past year, bringing the total membership to a very healthy 256. David Herbert was elected Vice-Chairman for the coming year (and will also continue to manage the website). Norma Gibbes and Jashvant Joshi were elected onto the Committee.
The excellent state of the Club's finances were presented by the Honorary Treasurer, Matthew Stevenson who reported that during the year, Charitable donations were made to the Church of St Margaret Lothbury, The ABF (Army Benevolent Fund), The Lord Mayor's Appeal and The Mary Barnes Charity. The role of Hon Treasurer was transferred to Mr Josef Khan.
A special vote of thanks was proposed from the floor of the meeting to all the Officers and other members of the Club's Committee for their excellent efforts in managing the Club. This was greeted with firm applause from all attendees.