Minutes of the GENERAL MEETING held on Monday, the 30th of July 2012 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.



Polmear   Bob       11 Jul 1921 Operations Manager         Adelaide  91

Deex       Dave     16 Jul 1929 Engineman                      Dry Creek 86

Savill      Bob       20 Jul 1929 Guard/Station Assistant   Adelaide   83

Amos      Glen     24 Jul 1931 Storeman                         Islington  81

Kernich   Max      24 Jul 1931 Clerk                               Mile End   81

Stewien  Ron       24 Jul 1932 Chief Civil Engineer, STA   Adelaide   80

Berry     Beryl     27 Jul 1916 Wife of Lionel (Deceased)                 96

Kopp     George  05 Aug 1931 Engineman                     Mile End    81

Happy Birthday was sung to Dave Deex and Max Kernich who were both present at the meeting.

One member death was reported.

Barrie Thompson aged 75, Foreman Metal Shop Islington on the 24th of July 2012. His funeral was held this morning. (Monday July 30)


1. The Minutes of the meeting held on Monday the 16th of July were confirmed at the Executive Meeting and copies were available from the table.

2. The next meeting will be held on Monday the 13th of August 2012.

3. The following meeting will be held on Monday the 27th of August.

4. The Christmas Luncheon will be held on Monday the 10th of December at the Pavilion on the Park.

   The cost to members will be $25.00 per person including drinks. A deposit has been paid.

5. Names and payments are still being accepted for the Xmas Luncheon.

6. The financial statement for the first half of the financial year was certified as correct by our Auditor, Jack Strapps.

7. John Dowe then asked Barbara Nicks to draw the first raffle ticket.

8. A DVD about a disastrous rail smash at Paddington was shown to members. Thanks to John Newel.

Members were thanked for their attendance.

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

There were 24 members present.

Raffle proceeds after door prizes were $38.00.

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