Minutes of the GENERAL MEETING held on Monday, the 10th October 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.

APOLOGIES: - J. Dowe (Junior Vice President) & M. Kernich (Senior Vice President).

Over 80's Birthdays: -

Taeker  Joachim 07 Oct 1928 Clerk                   Mile End 83
Burford Keith     13 Oct 1913 Chief Staff Officer Adelaide 98

The deaths of the following club members were reported:
Charles Jones  on the 25th of September 2011, Fitter Islington aged 89.
Bob      Curtin on the 27th of September 2011, Clerk, Adelaide  aged 96.
The death of non-club member Bob Chalmers, Engineman on the 6th of October 2011 was also reported.


1. The minutes of the previous General Meeting were accepted at the Executive Meeting and 
    copies were available from the table.
2. The Next Meeting will be held on Monday the 24th of October. A travel DVD of trains/travel 
    is planned at this time.
3. Future meetings will be held on Monday 7th & 21st of November.
4. Names and payment for the Christmas Luncheon (on Monday the 12th of December 2011 at 
    the Pavilion on the Park) are still being accepted. The cost to members who attend the 
    Christmas Luncheon is $25.00 per person. To date, 30 members have booked.
5. Leo has managed to contact Max Kernich's wife Elsa and she advised that Max is still 
    recovering, in a Walkerville rehabilitation centre, because of being struck by a car back in March.

   He is expected home in about two weeks.
6. An email message received from a Rod Roach seeking information about his father James 
    William Roach who joined the S.A.R. around 1933 at Bowden as a Porter and retiring as a 
    Yard Master Mile End was read out to the members.
7. Barrie Stroud was thanked for conducting today's raffle.
8. Members then watched an interesting DVD about the American Railroad influence down under.

Members were thanked for their attendance.

The Meeting was closed at 3:05 P.M.

There were 19 members present. Raffle proceeds after door prizes were $32.00.

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