Minutes of the GENERAL MEETING held on Monday, the 25th of March 2013 in the South West Community Centre, 171 Sturt Street in Adelaide.

Secretary Leo Vandenberg welcomed members and opened the meeting at 2:00 P.M.

APOLOGIES: - Lynn Venning and Albert Maschgan.


Barratt          Doug                7-Mar-1926   Area Manager                                Keswick            87

Driver           Frank                8-Mar-1923   Mechanical Inspector                      Adelaide           90

Vella            Catherine         13-Mar-1921 Wife of Joe (Deceased)                                           92

McLaren        Ken                 20-Mar-1931  Blacksmith                                    Islington           82

Pommerenke  Horst              22-Mar-1930  Kiosk Manager                               Adelaide            83

O'Brien          Brian (Paddy)  24-Mar-1928 Area Controller                                Woodville          85

Boanas          Dave              25-Mar-1927  Mechanical Inspector                      Mile End            86

Emes             Reg               27-Mar-1926  Technical Officer                            Murray Bridge     87

Maidment      Laurie             29-Mar-1919  Sub-Foreman, Works and Buildings   Mile End             94

Petkovic        Milan              31-Mar-1925  Engineman                                    Dry Creek           88

Magor           Don                31-Mar-1927 Checker in Charge                           Mile End             86


1. The minutes of the General Meeting held on the 25th of February were approved at the Executive Meeting and copies were available from the table.

2. An article in the Messenger was read regarding the misfortunes of our Member Paddy O’Brien who had his Home broken into and his Father’s WW1   Medals stolen as well as jewellery from his wife Sue  including her engagement ring.

3. The Secretary reported that the next Christmas Luncheon at the Pavilion in the Park on December 9 had been booked and a deposit paid.

     As the cost has again gone up and the Club balance is down we will have to charge $40 per Member this Year.

4. This was followed by a DVD about the Royal Orient Express in India.

5. The next General Meeting will be held in two weeks’ time on Monday the 8th of April 2013.

Members were thanked for their attendance.

The Meeting was closed at 3.00 P.M.

There were 18 members present. Raffle proceeds after door prizes were $28.00.

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