• The Burro Dragon

  • Some of the helpers at the bag pack Shoprite Port Erin

  • Attending the Lusitania memorial 3 May at Peel

  • I enjoyed my birthday out sailing

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News

SFTD Extraordinary General Meeting

NOTICE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENERAL MEETING TO BE HELD AT 8:30 PM ON THURSDAY, 7th OCTOBER 2021 AT MANX BLIND WELFARE SOCIETY, ONCHAN, ISLE OF MAN (or at a time following the “AGM” which will take place on the same eveing)

The Committee have requested that an Extraordinary General Meeting is convened in order to consider a Resolution to change to a Limited Company Charity. This request is made in accordance with clause 25 of the Constitution.

 Details of the proposal are contained in the attached which details the specific Resolution, and also has a FAQ’s document to explain the process that is being proposed.

 

SAILING FOR THE DISABLED AGM 2021

AGM to be held at 07.30 pm on Thursday 7 October 2021 at Manx Blind Welfare Society

Nomination forms for election of the new Committee were circulated last month. Details of the nominations can be downloaded here.  Details of the proposed changes to the Constitution and Vessel Code of Practice can be downloaded here. If you are unable to attend the meeting and wish to vote by post, please complete the attached Postal Voting forms.   This should be returned to the Secretary, Sailing for the Disabled, Woodvale Bradda Road, Port Erin, IM9 6QA before 12.00 noon on Wednesday 6th October 2021.  Votes received after this time will not be accepted. 
Also the Minutes of the AGM 2020  and the Agenda can be downloaded. Any questions to be raised under “Matters Arising” or “Any other business” must be notified in writing or by email to the Secretary no later than 12 noon, Thursday 30th September 2021.  If you are unable to attend the meeting, would you please let the Secretary know by e-mail via secretary@sftd-iom.com or by post.

100 Club draw September

September winners of the 100 CLUB draw

First prize       Number 53    David Bridson       £33
Second prize  Number 6      May Shiu Chan.    £15
Third prize      Number 50    Margaret Brierley  £10

Would you like to support your charity and become part of the 100 Club then simply download the application form here. Membership is only £24 per year. More than 50% of your donation will go towards the charity.

Passing of Mr Terry Braid

It is with great sorrow that we have to inform you that Mr Terry Braid, one of our long time crew members of Sailing for the Disabled, has passed away on Sunday 5th September 2021 at Hospice Isle of Man.

Terry always remained supporting our charity and those who knew him speak very fondly of him.

The funeral service and cremation will be held at Douglas Crematorium at 10.00am on Friday 17th September 2021.

Our thoughts are with his family and friends.
 

Committee members wanted!

Dear Member(s),

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING TO BE HELD AT 7.30 PM ON THURSDAY 7 OCTOBER 2021 AT THE MANX BLIND WELFARE, CORRIN COURT, HEYWOOD AVENUE, ONCHAN.

At the AGM some important decisions will be made. As a member of the Charity, you are eligible to vote at the Annual General Meeting. This gives you an opportunity to help structure the course the Charity will take in the future.

WE INVITE YOU TO BECOME PART OF OUR TEAM
The Charity needs enthousiastic committed volunteers. Although some members of the current Committee are prepared to go forward we do seek new people with fresh ideas to contribute to the growth and future succes of the Charity. We are urgently looking for a Chairman and a Secretary. If you do not want to be part of the Executive Committee there are several other roles that require an enthusiastic volunteer, such as Membership secretary, PR manager, Yacht manager or Crewmaster. For more information, please get in touch via secretary@sftd-iom.com or talk to any of the current committee members. A nomination form can be downloaded here.

WE ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO SEE YOU AT THE AGM !

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