Minutes for 12th November 2019

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

Apologies (9) Sam Boyd, Noel Finlay, Norman Gallagher, John Graham, Billy Holmes, Norman Maxwell, John McHenry, James Nesbit and John O'Neill.

The President, John McGlade, welcomed members to the meeting on this breezy morning and introduced this mornings Speakers, Christine Turner and Lisa Mooney the topic of their presentation being “The Long Journey - Bosnia and Croatia”

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 Christine and Lisa for an interesting yet challenging talk and presentation.

Weekly Business:
The minutes of the 5th November 2019 were, with the approval of the members, taken as read and signed by the President.

Matters arising: None.

Correspondence: None.

Joe Alcorn confirmed that this years Christmas Lunch and Festivities will be held on Tue. 10th December in Royal Portrush Golf Club. The President has discussed this with Royal Portrush and the two course lunch will cost £22.00 per head including tea / coffee served on arrival in the Club Bar. A musical interlude will precede the Lunch. Members wishing to attend should indicate this on the Lunch Attendance Sheet on the signing in table. Wives and guests should be included where appropriate.

Welfare. Cecil Spotten has nothing to report.

Treasurer. Nigel Semple has nothing to report.

Any Other Business.
The Counterpoint Christmas Concert will be held in St. Patrick's Church Coleraine on Friday 6th December at 7:30 pm. For full details see the Counterpoint leaflet on the signing in table.

Next Meeting: The next speaker's meeting will be held on Tuesday 19th November 2019, when Aoife McGlinchey will give a talk on “Tinnitus”

Closing Remarks. The President thanked members for attending and hoped to see everyone at the next meeting. Before closing the meeting he amused the members with a Doggerel entitled “We are the survivors,” referring of course to those born before 1940.

The meeting closed at 12:07 pm.

Signed: John McGlade
Date: 19th November 2019