Minutes of the GENERAL MEETING held on Monday, the 14th November 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: - Nil.

Over 80's Birthdays: -

Pudney    Percival  24 Nov 1929 Technical Officer   Keswick         82
Cook       George   20 Nov 1930 Yard Master          Mile End        81
Walker    Arthur    01 Dec 1915 Fitter, Tool Room  Islington        96
Farrant    Ron       03 Dec 1919 Ticket Examiner     Adelaide        92
Buttigieg Carmel   03 Dec 1927 Tractor Driver        Port Adelaide  84
Dowe      John      03 Dec 1931 Sub Foreman         Islington        80
Cox        Clem      05 Dec 1926 Friend Member                           85

GENERAL BUSINESS: -

1. The minutes of the previous General Meeting were accepted at the Executive Meeting and 
    copies were available from the table along with copies of the timetable for next year.
2. The Christmas Luncheon will be held on Monday the 12th of December 2011 at the Pavilion 
    on the Park. Bookings are still being accepted. The cost to members who attend the 
    Christmas Luncheon is $25.00 per person. To date, 40 members have booked.
3. Any member who wishes to bring along a small present to be raffled at the Christmas 
    Luncheon is most welcome to do so.
4. The next meeting will be the AGM on Monday the 20th of February.
5. Eddie Halden was welcomed back after a short absence and was invited to draw the first raffle ticket.
6. Members then watched an interesting film about U.S. travel by train in Washington State and the Grand Canyon.
7. Ron Perkins reported that Val McGrady is now living in Hostel Care and Laurie Purtle is still 
    living independently, but now in Val's home.
8. Dawn Shearer has moved into Hostel care.
9. An email from Elaine Sykes (Humphries) was read to members.

   Elaine has accepted an invitation to attend the Christmas Luncheon.

Members were thanked for their attendance and wished a Merry Christmas and a Happy and
Save New Year.

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

There were 24 members present. Raffle proceeds after door prizes were $38.00.

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