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 firstname.lastname@example.org or by post.
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.
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.
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 email@example.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 !
Sailing for the Disabled is inviting you once more to our Summer Social on Saturday 25 September from 2pm to 6pm. The venue is Morton Hall, Victoria Road, Castletown.
There will be games, a raffle and a quiz but also lots of time to meet and chat with your fellow members, whilst treated by a hot lunch with a variety of dishes including vegetarian. If you fancy sharing any of your home made cakes or deserts you are more than welcome, just let us know what you like to bring.
Best part? Tickets are Free for members and their family or carers!
Book your place via Facebook, contact Neil Johnson via firstname.lastname@example.org or call 401811
It is difficult to make solid plans and we still have to be flexible but we will stay positive and look forward to see you all at the Morton Hall !