Minutes of the GENERAL MEETING held on Monday, the 4th April 2011 in the South West Community Centre, 171 Sturt Street in Adelaide.

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

President Lynn Venning then introduced club member Pat Marzahn who along with his wife Eva presented a DVD
or their recent trip to Darwin on the Ghan. At the conclusion of the presentation, Lynn Venning thanked Pat
and Eva for sharing their travel photos with the members. Pat was complimented for his excellent work in
producing the DVD (which was his first attempt at this type of production). The members then responded with
acclamation. Pat was then asked to draw the first raffle ticket.

APOLOGIES: - Eddie Halden.

1. Minutes from the Annual General Meeting held on Monday the 21st of February 2011 were accepted at the
   executive meeting and copies are available from the table.
2. The meeting scheduled for Monday the 7th of March was cancelled due to a double booking for the venue.
3. The meeting on Monday the 21st of March coincided with the Centre's Harmony Day. 13 members enjoyed the
   Harmony Day shared luncheon. There was no executive meeting.
4. The club was well represented at the funeral of Robert Hay on Wednesday the 23rd of February 2011.
5. A number of the Treasurer's items and $46.00 un-banked cash previously held by Robert Hay (in the capacity
   as Club Treasurer) have been returned to the club by Robert's family.
6. The speaker on Monday the 18th of April will be club member John Morcom who will speak on the "Border
7. Lynn Venning will be absent at the next meeting account travelling interstate.
8. The Christmas Luncheon is to be booked at the Pavilion on the Park for Monday the 12th of December 2011.
   The necessary deposit is to be paid.

Over 80's Birthdays: -
Strapps         Jack   01 Mar 1920 Senior Ticket Clerk    Adelaide 91
Wallace        Keith  02 Mar 1925 Helper, Metal Trades Islington 86
Barratt         Doug   07 Mar 1926 Area Manager           Keswick  85
Driver           Frank  08 Mar 1923 Mechanical Inspector Adelaide 88
Callaghan     Eileen 12 Mar 1916 Wife of Frank (Deceased)        95
McLaren        Ken    20 Mar 1931 Blacksmith              Islington 80
Pommerenke Horst  22 Mar 1930 Kiosk Manager          Adelaide 81
Wreczycki     Jozef  24 Mar 1922 Crane Driver             Islington 89
O'Brien         Paddy 24 Mar 1928 Area Controller        Woodville 83
Boanas         David  25 Mar 1927 Mechanical Inspector Mile End 84
Grant           Ron     26 Mar 1917 Secretary,Railways Institute Keswick 94
Emes           Reg     27 Mar 1926 Technical Officer  Murray Bridge 85
Maidment     Laurie  29 Mar 1919 Sub Foreman W & B  Mile End 92
Tilley           Ray     29 Mar 1923 Guard Class 2          Adelaide 88
Jones           Melva  29 Mar 1925 Wife of Murray (Deceased)     87
Petkovic       Milan  31 Mar 1925 Engineman              Dry Creek 86
Magor           Don   31 Mar 1927 Checker in Charge      Mile End 84
Wohlschlager Alois  04 Apr 1928 Ganger               Tailem Bend 83

Members then sang happy birthday to Jack Strapps, Ken McLaren, Paddy O'Brien and Ray Tilley who were all
present at the meeting.

The following member deaths were reported
Gillman  Eugene  06 Mar 2011 Clerk    Mile End 93
Hutchinson Wes  30 Mar 2011 Fitter    Islington 91
Wes's Funeral will be held tomorrow Tuesday the 5th of April at 2:00 P.M. in the Simplicity Funeral Chapel
429 Main North Road Enfield.

The Meeting was closed at 2:55 P.M. There were 28 members present. Raffle proceeds after door prizes were $46.00

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