Upper Stinchar AGM held

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The AGM of Upper Stinchar SWRI was held in Barr Hall on Thursday 17th May 2012. President Yvonne Jack welcomed members.

Minutes of the previous meeting, as well as the minutes of the 2011 AGM were read and approved.

The Treasurer gave a favourable report and Liz McKechnie was thanked for auditing the accounts.

The proposed visit to the craft town West Kilbride was discussed and planned for August 2012. Upper Stinchar Rural members have agreed to provide teas at Barr Gala Day on Saturday 2nd June 2012 in the Village Hall.

Our Rural is to support the Mary’s Meals charity in 2012/13 and details were circulated.

A photo presentation of the year’s meetings, including the R.N.L.I. presentation, aerobics and the Music Box entertainers, reminded members of their varied programme of events.

Yvonne thanked her committee for their hard work during the year and Vice President Beryl in turn, thanked Yvonne for all her own hard work.

Netta Wilson is the new committee member.

Our nominated charities for the year 2011-2012 are Menkes and NSPCC, who are to receive a donation of £25 each.

The 2012 winner of the Elizabeth Scott Rosebowl was Yvonne Jack with Olive Ball in second place and Janice Common in third place.

The fun competition, for the Jean Milner Quaich, was won by Olive Ball. The raffle was drawn, then Yvonne thanked everyone who had helped and wished all members a safe journey home.

Upper Stinchar SWRI will meet again after the summer break, on Thursday, September 20th 2012, in Barr Village Hall.