Minutes for 8th October 2019

Minutes of the meeting of Coleraine Probus Club
39 members were in attendance.

Apologies (6) James Dinsmore, Noel Finlay, Billy Holmes, Danny Kennedy, John Ludlow and Jim Torrens.

The President, John McGlade, gave a warm welcome to members. He then introduced this mornings. Speaker, John Richardson the topic of his talk being “Banking Travel - The Early Days.”

A summary of this talk is available in the speaker's record book and here on the club website.
A question and answer session followed the talk. The President passed a vote of thanks proposed by John McKegney to John.

Weekly Business:
The minutes of the 1st October 2019 were read, approved by the members and signed by the President.

Matters arising: Graham Kane proposed that Stanley Forsythe be admitted as a member of Coleraine Probus Club. This proposal was seconded by Nigel Semple and unanimously endorsed by the members.

Correspondence: None.

Joe Alcorn confirmed that details of the Club Quiz and Lunch / Refreshments on 29th October will be given at the next meeting on Tuesday 15th October.

Welfare: Cecil Spotten has nothing further to report.

Treasurer: Nigel Semple has nothing to report.

Any Other Business;
Magazines. Ken Parkes reminded members that Probus magazines are available at the signing in table.

Next Meeting: The next speaker's meeting will be held on Tuesday 15th October 2019 when Alison McCaughan will give a talk on “What did you see in the Diamond today.”

Closing Remarks: The President thanked members for attending and hoped to see everyone at the next meeting.
The meeting closed at 11:58 am.

Signed: John McGlade
Date: 15th October 2019