President's Message
Ian Watson
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       7th February 2019
President Ian Watson Welcomed all to the meeting
Apologies: Kurk, Rosinda, Martin, Peter,Lindsay, Simon, Alan and Diane
Special Guests: Jason Pinner from IBroken sent his apologies for not attending.
Positions filled for 2019-20. President Ray McKinnon agreed to be President Elect this year and President in 2019-20
Robbie Burns Night cancelled due to low numbers and Palm Beech not attending also.
Thanks to all who attended the Stockland display Home opening at Caleya BBQ on the weekend.  Ian, Simon, Ray, Kurt, Sandra, Jeff and Geoff
Audit still to be completed for books 2017 with 2018 to be done. These will be presented at Special General Meeting to be held in February.
Special Resolution meeting to be held on the 21st of February to accept the new Constitution and By-Laws. Notice of meeting sent out together with the Constitution and bylaws and proxy form. If you cant make the meeting complete the proxy form and submit to President prior to the meeting as we need a quorum.

Harry has had to resign as our Breakfast cook as he has been offered full time work with the Rental Company he has been working part-time with.
Next meeting on the 21st we will have a continental breakfast thanks to Robyn any assistance would be appreciated.


Guest Speakers:


Directors Reports:
Club Service/Vice President:
Governance Officer: Constitution to be ratified at Special Resolution Meeting 21st Feb. Make sure if you cannot attend to fill in the Proxy form and email back to the Secretary Ray or President Ian before the meeting.
Treasurer:  Funds Okay  2x Membership dues not paid yet. RI Dues to be paid. Need to assist DG to pay Polio Plus money before conference and also Shelter Box donation. Accommodation for conference in Collie done at Collie Ridge Hotel. If any others decide they are going then advise Michael to make sure enough accommodation arranged. If you are going to the conference book in.
Advised that Audit report for 2017 still not received. (Geoff n Ray followed up and now received)
Foundation: Ray Swap Meet at Beeliar Shopping centre a go 10th March first . Meetings ongoing all reports underway including Risk management and Insurance cover finalised.
Purchase of equipment and flags and barriers being sorted. We need at least three members to run the Swap mart each week 6am-11am (Swap meet 7am to 10am). Roster again sent around
Extensive Advertising to commence on Gazette, Facebook local Chat sites.
Need First Aider on site. COC are doing subsidized First Aid courses for NFP organisations at $40 info will be sent out. Geoff and Ray are upgrading their accreditations
Robbie Burns night in February cancelled due to low attendance and also Palm Beach pulling out.
Fellowship night to be on 28th Feb Venue to be confirmed at the Vale.
50th Anniversary of the Club is in June 19 but will have a 50th Birthday bash deferred to 25th July 2019 (TBC) due to lodging a grant application late. Jandacot Hall to be used.
Membership:  Couple prospective members SK & She Tan attended the FishnChips night Also following up Jason Pinner from business IBroken (he attended end year sundowner). Business Cards available. In the Club cupboard. On going meetings. Banners and promotional material being ordered.
Community:  AYLA did not respond many messages and phone calls to Alan regarding donation from Rotary. Just maybe will reach out to the Salvos again to donate plus foodbank. 
Vocational: Diane chasing up schools regarding Literacy awards. 4Way Test schools being approached missed first round but Seton looking good for new year.
Looking at Army Museum Band night invitation sent out direct booking
also RSL have a sundowner on 1st and 3rd Friday mth we could go along as a club outing to support their fundraising.
Youth: Outward bound student Meila left last week wish her well.
International: Looking at support to Max Bird and his team from Kwinana again this year and also Shelter Box which will be discussed further at next board meeting.
FINES: Barry
Usual offenders with No PINS or Stamps
Geoff Webb for not being able to find a Cockburn Gazette brought them all. Congrats on winning the City Senior Community  Citizen of the Year
Who hasn't at least done 30 minutes exercise since Monday.
Terrible state of Real Estate was for Lindsay but fined Michael
Michael for Treasurer Ben Wyatt Govt Trade War between US and China
Cricket Test against Sri lanka Aus finally had some Centurions name them
Joe Burns, Kurtis Patterson, Travis Head, Kawarja.
New Year Resolutions; Who made them and already broken?
Super Bowl who won and what did it cost for 30 second Advert (Patriots /$5m)
Michael: You were on time??
Phone Calls: Ray and John
Birthdays: Dawn, Bevan, Simon
Brought Box:
Lucky Numbers: #62 - Nat  (PS Michael has the $5) That's two weeks in a row.
Upcoming Events
Sunset Spectacular Concert - RSLWA/Army Museum WA
Army Museum of WA
Feb 24, 2019
5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Swap Mart
Mar 10, 2019
7:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Meeting Responsibilities
Robeson, Lindsay
Watson, Simon
Beaver, Michael
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Simon Watson
February 19
Martin Harrison
February 28
Bevan Goodreid
February 29
Spouse Birthdays
Kay Robeson
February 10