Minutes of the GENERAL MEETING held on Monday the 1st of March 2010 in the South West Community Centre, 171 Sturt Street in Adelaide.
President Lynn Venning opened the meeting at 2:05 P.M.

Members then stood and sang Advance Australia Fair.
President Lynn Venning then introduced Margaret Rhode who presented a very interesting talk, complete with a video display,

about the "Christie Walk Village" (Community Living in Adelaide).
At the conclusion of the talk, L. Venning proposed a vote of thanks to Margaret.
Members then responded with acclamation. Margaret was then asked to draw the first raffle ticket.


I. Retiring President Barrie Stroud was welcomed to the meeting along with Elaine Sykes.
2. Keith Robertson was welcomed back after a long illness.
3. All present were advised that the minutes of the Annual General Meeting held
   on Monday the 15th of February 2010 were confirmed at the Executive Meeting and copies were available from the table.
4. The next meeting will be held on Monday the 15th of March and the speaker will
   be our club member J. Morcom who will speak on the early medical profession.
5. The possibility of holding club day-tours was raised, however as only seventeen
   members participated in the last day trip it is not practicable to hold and more trips at this time.

   A minimum of 30 members is required to participate on any trips planned.

Over 80's Birthdays: -
Strapps  Jack       01 Mar 1920 Senior Ticket Clerk       Adelaide   90
Wallace Keith      02 Mar 1925 Helper, Metal Trades    Islington   85
Barratt   Doug      07 Mar 1926 Area Manager             Keswick    84
Driver    Frances  08 Mar 1923 Mechanical Inspector    Adelaide   87

The following member deaths were reported
Lace     Doug     17 Feb 2010 Claims Officer North Adelaide     90
Brooks Collin     25 Feb 2010 Station Master Mallala               88

Collin's funeral is due to be held on Wednesday March the 3rd at the Mallala Uniting Church at 10.00 A.M.
Members then stood in silence for one minute in memory of our departed friends.

The Meeting was closed at 2:45 P.M.

There were 30 members present. Raffle proceeds after door prizes were $50.00


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