Minutes for 6th February 2018

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

Apologies: Robin Blackford, Jim Hillis, Norman Irwin, Des Johnston, John McHenry, Jim Torrens, John White and Derick Woods. (8)

The President, Des Moore, welcomed members to the meeting together with guests, Maurice Platt and Colum McCluskey. He then introduced this morning’s speaker Michael Moss, the topic of his talk being “The D.D.F Irish Open Golf.” The President congratulated Michael on receiving the MBE.

A summary of this talk is available in the speaker’s record book and here on the club website.

A vote of thanks, proposed by Norman Gallagher, was passed to Michael by the President. The members showed their appreciation of an interesting and enthralling talk.

Weekly Business:
The minutes of the 23rd January 2018 were read, approved by the members and signed by the President.

Matters arising: None not covered by the agenda.

Correspondence: Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Information Programmes can be viewed at the signing-in table.

Joe Alcorn had nothing to report.

Welfare: Cecil Spotten said that Jim Gordon is in a Ballymena Care Home.

Treasurer: Nigel Semple reminded members that membership fees are now due.

A.O.B The Membership list for 2018-19 is now available. (One card per member). The President thanked Mike Turner for producing the membership cards.

Next Meeting: The next speaker’s meeting will be held on Tue.13thFeb.2018 when the speaker will be David Loughlin on the subject of “Organic Farming.”

Closing Remarks: The President thanked members for their support in attending and looked forward to seeing them at the next meeting.

The meeting closed at 12:04 pm.

Signed : Des Moore
Date 13th February 2018.