Minutes of the GENERAL MEETING held on Monday, the 30th August 2010 in the South West Community Centre, 171 Sturt Street in Adelaide.

President Lynn Venning welcomed members and declared the meeting open at 2:00 P.M.


Our speaker today needed no introduction; John Evans who is well known to all members gave a very
interesting presentation about the Titanic entitled "What IF" an amazing number of coincidences that
led to the tragedy. At the conclusion of John's presentation, Lynn Venning proposed a vote of thanks to
John for providing a most interesting presentation and talk. The members responded with acclamation.
John was then asked to draw the first raffle ticket.


All present were advised that the minutes of the General Meeting held on Monday the 16th of August 2010
were confirmed at the Executive Meeting and copies were available from the table.
The next meeting will be on Monday the 13th of September and the guest speaker will again be club member
John Morcom who will continue the very interesting story of his early life.
The Speaker on Monday the 27th of September will be club member John Newell who will continue his talk about his early railway days.
Names and payments are now being taken for the Christmas Luncheon to be held on Monday the 13th of December at the Pavilion on the Park.

Cost will be $30.00 per member and their partner.

Over 80's Birthdays: -
Nenke           Lyall      25 Aug 1919 Foreman Foundry         Islington       91
Skinner          Maria    25 Aug 1925 Library Assistant          Adelaide       85
Sandford       Max      26 Aug 1929 Weighbridge Attendant  Port Adelaide 81
Jacobs          Hazel    28 Aug 1922 Friend Member                                 88
Van den Berg Leo      28 Aug 1928 Engineman                    Dry Creek     82
McKenzie      George 31 Aug 1922 Helper Metal Trades        Islington      88
Lewicki         Joe       01 Sep 1927 Ticket Examiner             Adelaide      83
Nas              John     05 Sep 1926 Senior Train Clerk          Mile End       84

The death of Joanne (Jo) Collins, wife of club member Bob Collins on the 26th of August was reported.
Jo previously worked on the information desk in Marble Hall in the Adelaide Railway Station.

Members were thanked for their attendance.

The Meeting was closed at 3:00 P.M.

There were 19 members present. Raffle proceeds after door prizes were $30.00

Future meetings Monday's 11th October, 25th October, 8th November. Volunteers wanted?
Monday the 22nd November 2010 John Evans will again be the Speaker.
Topic: Proceed to Wilmington.

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