ROTARY CLUB OF ROMNEY MARSH
Minutes of the Meeting held on Thursday 17th October 2019

Steward for the Evening Peter Woodward-Bailey
Attendance:17
Apologies Match.
Visitors and Guests: None
Visits to other Clubs: None
Hospitality Box: Raised £32.22
Birthday Toasts: Suru 13th (absent)
Future Stewards Gill next week assisted by Frank (raid by the cinque ports).
Frank on 31st at Demetrio’s
Announcements: Best wishes to John Richley . Visit to Sylvia Sharpe
BUSINESS MEETING
Matters Arising from Previous Minutes: Council recommendation to not approve any further grants from the Peter Sloper fund endorsed but leave a penny in the fund. Secretary to inform 2 outstanding applicants.
Correspondence: As per the club Council minutes 7th October 2019.
Finance: As minuted at Council

COMMITTEE REPORTS
Club Service/ Community Service: As minuted at Council. £500 to CARM approved as was £300 to Brass Band Academy. Notes on Santa Sleigh accepted.

International: As minuted at Council

Vocational: As per Council minutes. Regarding the speaker from the Ukrainian Embassy the President urged the club to encourage visitors/partners to attend on the 7th November. Cinque port clubs have been invited to raid our club on the 24th October.
Foundation and PR: nothing to report
Youth: The deadline for entries to the Young writer competition has now been put back. Regarding our contribution to the bus for Beacon school it was agreed to raise this from £ 500 to £1000. Gill to let the Youth group know.
Attendance: Good
A.O.B. As Council minutes
Date of Next meeting: 21st November ( next Council 4 November)

ROTARY CLUB OF ROMNEY MARSH
Minutes of the Meeting held on Thursday 15th August 2019

Steward for the Evening: Barbara Gold Trevor Harrison presided
Attendance: 18 plus Ray for Business Meeting
Apologies: Match.
Visitors and Guests: None
Visits to other Clubs: Suru had an encounter in Canada
Hospitality Box: Raised £35.97
Birthday Toasts: Roger C bought the wine.
Future Stewards Next week Patrick Gould and 29th August at Newchurch Lindy
Announcements: Andrew Ford asked to be remembered. Spencer’s trip numbers by 29th August please. Barbara encouraged the sale of Howardian tickets. Money to Roger please. The club expressed best wishes to John Richley.

BUSINESS MEETING
Matters Arising from Previous Minutes: It was confirmed that the donation from Gelsenkirchen be ring fenced and spent on the club’s youth activities. Ray confirmed that the tapestry donated by Chernobyl children was -in progress
Correspondence: As per the club Council meeting. Confirmed £100 donation to Romney Marsh Litter pickers group. Letter from Young Carers thanking Rotary for the hog roast event and how much they had enjoyed the day.
Finance: As reported at Council
10K run raised £1400 including gift aid. Country Fayre -£250 Club approved to that we continue with the run next year at the same weekend. The 2 Peter Sloper applications were approved -£250 each subject to exam results. (using the Gelsenkirchen monies also.) It was agreed as a matter of prudence we should aim to retain £2000 in the fund-raising account.

COMMITTEE REPORTS
Club Service: Next partners night 29th August at Newchurch. £29 per head including tip. The following partners night on the 31st October to be held at Demeitrios in Greatstone. The Christmas party night to be at the Ship in New Romney on the 20th December- names on the board please.

Community Service/Fund Raising:
Hawardians Concert 28th September. Sleigh meeting to be convened by Patrick.
International:
Nothing to report.
Vocational: Porchlight speaker next week. In September visit to Curios Brewery in Ashford possibly 24th September. Denis Wimble to give a talk on the 26th September on The Farming Year. In October Cinque Ports raid on our club scheduled for 24th October with a speaker from BOB museum. Visit to museum on 29th.
Foundation and PR: The recommendation from Council to purchase the end polio badges was not approved however any proceeds from the sale of the jockey shirt would go to end polio.
Youth:
The young carers event cost £100 from each of the 4 clubs. Regarding the Beacon mini-bus project it was agreed that the club offer to contribute £500. The secretary to advise Coleen Hill and copy in Gill.
Attendance: Good
Membership: Membership of the club stands at 27 members.
A.O.B. A £150 donation to the dementia friendly community project was agreed.
The council minutes regarding the presidents nominated charities were agreed as was a donation of £500 to Martha Trust.
.

 

 

Minutes of the Meeting held on Thursday 18th July 2019

Steward for the Evening: David Bourne Trevor Harrison presided
Attendance: 17 plus 2
Apologies: Match.
Visitors and Guests: None
Visits to other Clubs: None.
Hospitality Box: Raised £33.88
Birthday Toasts: David Bateman who bought wine.
Future Stewards: Next week Roger C and 1st August Spencer Buck
Announcements: None

BUSINESS MEETING
Matters Arising from Previous Minutes: None
Correspondence: As per the club Council meeting
Finance: General Account £ 341.13 Hospitality Account £ 1289.99
Fund Raising £ 2950 (several monies already spent) Foundation £ 272

2 applications for the Peter Sloper fund. Roger explained the fund.
Donation to Bowls club approved.

COMMITTEE REPORTS
Club Service: Next partners night 29th August at Newchurch. £29 per head including tip.

Community Service/Fund Raising:
New Romney Country Fayre 27th July; 10k run 28th July; Hawardians Concert 28th September
International:
Visit to Gelsenkirchen 1st to 4 th May
Vocational: Jim circulated a proposed diary up to December.
Foundation and PR: Sarah to discuss plans for helping the International campaign fighting the eradication of Polio.
Youth :
The young carers hog roast event is on the 4th August. Invitations to 3 shepway partner clubs to be sent.
Attendance: Good
Membership: Membership of the club stands at 27 members.
A.O.B.
Charites to be discussed at next Council meeting on 5th August.
Thanks to those who produced the latest newsletter. Lindy, Patrick, Julie
Thanks to Roger for updating the history booklet.
3 Presidents BBQ to be held at Nigel’s on Saturday at 2.00pm
Rotary visit at Demelza House Sittingbourne on the 19th September.

.

ROTARY CLUB OF ROMNEY MARSH

MINUTES OF BUSINESS MEETING – 21st March 2019

1. Attendance – 19 (Grace was said by Denis)

2 Apologies – Match

3.Welcome Visitors /Guests – Phil and Jeanette Bowman, Lindy Hutchinson

4. Hospitality Box – £32.12

5. Visits to other clubs – None

6. Birthday Toasts – Nigel 23rd March

7. Steward next week – Steve Aldridge, 4th April David Bourne

8. Correspondence – None

9. Announcements – Lindy (Melinda) Hutchinson was introduced by Stephen H and formally welcomed into the club.

Business Meeting

10. Matters arising from previous minutes –

The president referred members to the minutes of Council regarding the donations to charities. These were confirmed by the club.
Roger Joynes also referred to the council minutes regarding vouchers to Shepway Young Writer competition winners which was also confirmed..
The AGM has now been agreed for the 13th June and Handover night for the 27th June to be held at the Ship Hotel New Romney ( £27).

11. Finance

– As set out in the Minutes of the Council Meeting of 4th March 2019 – previously circulated.

12. Committee Reports

Club Service : There had been interest from at least 5 clubs in our cluster group for producing a joint calendar so this is now likely to proceed.

Community Service : Barbara reported that ticket sales were going well for the upcoming quiz night 6th April at Romney Warren and she asked for donations for raffle prizes please.

International : Discussion took place regarding making either a donation to the Africa appeal or giving a shelter box. It was concluded that Stephen H would contact the District Governor Brenda Parsons for further information before the club concludes what it wishes to do. This to come back to next weeks meeting.

Vocational , Youth , Foundation and Risk Management : All as per the minutes of Council

13. Attendance and membership -Good

14. Any other Business : The club confirmed that it should follow the approved process for any applications received to join the club.

Phil Bowman gave a short address regarding his work as a District Governor of Lions in Southern Australia.

The President requested volunteer hosts for 2 German guests for rhe 16th May.. Suru volunteered.

ROTARY CLUB OF ROMNEY MARSH

MINUTES OF BUSINESS MEETING – Thursday 21st February 2019

 

Steward for the Evening: Roger Constable
Attendance: Good
Apologies: Did not match.
Visitors and Guests: Julie and Jim Lawrence
Visits to other Clubs: Trevor and Stephen Hagues had visited the Cluster Group in Dover
Hospitality Box: Raised £19.94
Birthday Toasts: None.
Future Stewards: Denis next week and Andrew 7th March
Announcements: None.
BUSINESS MEETING
Matters Arising from Previous Minutes: None
Correspondence: As detailed in Club Council minutes already circulated
Finance: Roger had nothing to add.

COMMITTEE REPORTS
Club Service:
The club approved the donation of £1000 to the Paula Carr Trust. The President advised that Trevor was investigating the viability of a calendar for 2020 with other Rotary clubs in our cluster group. The club was reminded about the cricket which is on the board.

Community Service/Fund Raising: The club was reminded about the forthcoming Race night and the quiz on the 6th April.
International:
Concern was raised about the low numbers regarding the visit to Germany and how close that trip was to the 50th celebration. Council to discuss further.
Vocational:
The Pilgrims hospice talk is next week and the visit to Dymchurch new hall on the 5th March.
Youth
Despite strenuous efforts by Roger the Marsh schools had not responded with entries for the youth competitions. 48 entries had been received however for the writing competition from schools in Folkestone and Hythe.
Foundation and PR: Sarah indicated that it was not possible to apply for the grant application at present but it was a useful process nonetheless .
Attendance: Good
Leave of Absence: Gill and Mark -4 weeks
Membership: Positive
A.O.B. Nigel updated the club on numbers for the 50th .

 

ROTARY CLUB OF ROMNEY MARSH

MINUTES OF BUSINESS MEETING – 17th January 2019

1. Attendance – 14 (Grace was said by Peter M)

2 Apologies – Match

3. Hospitality Box – £26.90

4. Steward next week Roger Joynes

5. Correspondence –

South East Kent Cluster group meeting 11th February Dover. President and Secretary attending

5. Finance

– As set out in the Minutes of the Council Meeting of 7th January 2019 – previously circulated.

6. Committee Reports

All as recorded in Council minutes of 7th January -already circulated

7. Speaker next week – Gary Fagg – Paula Carr Trust

8. Attendance and membership -satisfactor