Minutes for 14th January 2020

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

Apologies: (7) Jim Dinsmore, Leo Dolan, Noel Finlay, Stanley Forsythe, Danny Kennedy, James Nesbitt and John O'Neill,

The President, John McGlade, welcomed members to the meeting. He then introduced this mornings Speaker, Andrew Kane the topic of his presentation being “Elections in Coleraine”. Andrew is the son of Club Member Graham Kane.

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 presentation. The President, on behalf of the members, thanked Andrew for a comprehensive and illuminating presentation.

Weekly Business:
The minutes of the 7th January 2020 were, with the approval of the members, taken as read and signed by the President. .

Matters arising:

Correspondence: None. .

Joe Alcorn reminded members that the AGM would be held on Tuesday 28th January 2020 at The Golf Club. An informal carvery lunch in The Lodge Hotel Conservatory will follow the AGM.
It is proposed that a Club Away Day will take place on Tuesday 31st March to The Ulster Museum or HMS Caroline. Joe will take steps to organize the trip.

Welfare. Cecil Spotten has nothing to report.

Treasurer. Nigel Semple has nothing to report.

Any Other Business. There is no other business.

Next Meeting: The next speaker's meeting will be held on Tuesday 21st January when Kevin Stott will give a talk on being an “Occupational Therapist”. Wives or guests may be invited. .

Closing Remarks. The President thanked members for attending and hoped to see everyone at the next meeting. The meeting closed at 12:07 pm.

Signed: John McGlade
Date: 21st.January 2020