Minutes of the GENERAL MEETING held on Monday, the 31st of May 2010 in the South West Community Centre,171 Sturt Street in Adelaide.

President Lynn Venning opened the meeting at 2:00 P.M.

Lynn Venning then introduced our guest speaker Christine Mitchell from COTA who spoke on the "Beyond Blue"program that is aimed at helping people who are suffering from aged depression.

At the conclusion of her talk, Lynn Venning proposed a vote of thanks to Christine.

The members then responded with acclamation.
A number of handouts were made available for members from the table.

APOLOGIES: - Max Kernich


1. All present were advised that the minutes of the General Meeting held on Monday the 17th of May 2010
   were confirmed at the Executive Meeting and were available from the table.
   Updates about several of the forthcoming meetings are included in the minutes.
2. Due to there being no raffle tickets available, there were no door prizes awarded today.
3. The next meeting will be held in one week's time on Monday the 7th of June at the  Pavilion in the Park.
   Members were requested to indicate if they were able to attend. A booking for 30 has been made.
   So far 30 + members have indicated that they would be able to attend.
4. The club will pay the full cost of the meal including drinks, but if any member wishes to make a small
   donation towards the cost of the event, all such donations would be gratefully received.
5. On Monday the 21st of June, Club Member John Morcom will speak on the demise of A.N.
6. On Monday the 5th of July, Club Member John Newel will talk about his railway experiences.
7. Currently on Monday the 19th of July Lynn Venning with present some old railway photos or short
   Railway DVD's. All offers to give a presentation will be considered.

Over 80's Birthdays: -
Curtin       Bob           02 June 1915  Clerk                                   Adelaide         95
Grant       James        02 June 1925  Moulder                               Islington         85
Bean        Bill            03 June 1923  Clerk, Supply                        Islington         87
Hanson   Harold         06 June 1925  Ganger                                 Port Lincoln    85
Purtle      Lawrence    06 June 1925   Engineman                           Mile End        85
Fitch       Ron            08 June 1910   Railways Commissioner          Adelaide      100

The death of Jimmy Leo's wife was reported.

Members were thanked for their attendance.

The Meeting was closed at 2:55 P.M.

There were 22 members present. Raffle proceeds after door prizes were $42.00

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