Mar AGM 21st September 2019

MAR AGM held on Saturday 21st September 2019
At Worcester County Cricket Club Worcester.
A most interesting meeting was held on International Day of Peace.
President Jan Hemlin after welcoming Isobel Smith our incoming Federation President, Ruth Healy SIGBI’s Director of Finance and all clubs of our Region she reported on her successful trip to Geneva with 27 members from MAR.
Rose Hutchinson-PAC gave her report mentioning the next UKPAC will be at the Ramada Hotel Solihull on November 4th 2019 and the UKPAC Study Day on August 1st 2020 in Durham.
Other Officer’s reports were sent in advance of the meeting.

Sharing Good Practice
Stourbridge- provided Toilet Twinning providing Toilets and Toilet Blocks in Uganda and Nepal. Cost £60 per Toilet and £240 for a block.
Hereford & District.- Only 9 members but work extremely hard.
Had a Membership event and 4 ladies were interested resulting in one definite. One past member has rejoined.
They have Knitted Blankets for Home Start and are taking part in the Love Me Love Me Not Project

Ruth Healy SIGBI Director of Finance gave a most interesting talk about the Strategic Plan 2018-2021.

Phase 2 Growth Plan was explained to members by Sue Beech and Suzanne Kavaner.

Regional Officers 2019/20
President- Rose Hutchinson
President Elect – Elaine Clarke
Vice President – Ann Rogers
Treasurer – Andrea Kingston
Programme Action – Denise Carson

The meeting concluded with Raj Sunner demonstrating Facial Yoga Techniques