21st April 2015 heralded the club’s 19th Annual General Meeting. Seventeen members voted on the distribution of £1597 charitable funds raised by the club during the last 12 months. A donation was made to the President’s Charity, Ovarian Cancer.
Among the local charities which benefitted were
- The British Legion for wreaths
- Alder Grange Breakfast Club
- M3 Homeless Project
- Haslingden Girls’ Football Teams
- Bacup Family Centre
- Life Education
- Rossendale Hospice
- Rawtenstall Youth and Community Association
- Veterans in the Community
- Homestart Rossendale
The club held a minute’s silence to remember Mavis Talbot, the Club’s Minutes Secretary who died this year. Mavis will be sadly missed by us all.
Retiring President Jane Forshaw reflected on her enjoyable year as President and the success of the Charter Lunch
Sheila Whipp gave a vote of thanks to all club officers for their efforts during the year.
Jane installed Irene Divine as the 2015-16 President.
2015-16 officers were elected. More details can be found here