This music video is really worth a look.
RSL COMMITTEE AND REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING DATES 2017.
COMMITTEE GENERAL MONTHLY MEETING
January – Nil January – Nil
Tue 14 Feb Mon 20 Feb AGM
Fri 17 Mar Mon 20 Mar
Fri 07 Apr Mon 10 Apr
Fri 12 May Mon 15 May
Fri 16 Jun Mon 19 Jun
Fri 14 Jul Mon 17 Jul
Fri 18 Aug Mon 21 Aug
Fri 15 Sep Mon 18 Sep
Fri 13 Oct Mon 16 Oct
Fri 17 Nov Mon 20 Nov
Fri 15 Dec December – Nil
Boardroom at 12.30 pm. Function Room 1 at 2.30 pm
Easter 2017 falls on the 3rd Month Monday (14th April) so the dates of meetings that month have been moved forward 1 week. “MARKED IN RED”
ANZAC Day Tuesday April 25th
Vietnam Veterans Service (Long Tan Parade) Fri 18 August
Remembrance Day Parade Sat November 11th
Annual Christmas Luncheon Fri 1st December at 1230 hrs.
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This year 157 Members & Guests enjoyed a Christmas Luncheon with Carols.
Minutes of the A.G.M of the OceanGrove Barwon Heads
RSL Sub-branch held at Ocean Grove Bowling Club
on Monday 15th February 2016.
Meeting opened 14.30pm .
President Graham Fisher in the Chair.
Silent Tribute observed.
Pledge of Allegance taken.
Attendance : 57 Apologies : 9
President firstly welcomed new members: Alana Hall, Jordan Hall, Noel Sherwell, Terry Thomas, Michael West and Marjorie Wray.
Minutes : Secretary read out main points from Minutes AGM 2015.
Copy of Agreement between Council and Park Trust received.
Presidents Report: Graham Fisher gave report on year 2015 in Ocean Grove Barwon Heads Sub-Branch. He highlighted activities for the year,excellent results from Anzac and Remembrance and all other work by both Committee and members of the public. He thanked all for their contribution during the year.
Treasurers Report: Audited report presented and accepted on motion of K.Hankin and D.Gilroy.
Returning Officer Keith Hankin called to Chair:
Keith explained there were 3 vacancies and 3 nominations and as such the following appointments were made:
Secretary: David Gilroy
Publicity: John Dickinson
Ceremonial Officer: Bradley Clarke.
Treasurer: Tony Wheal.
Sub-Branch Auditor: With the retirement of John Fox as auditor and because of short notice given, new auditor yet to be appointed.
Welfare: Lola Fisher explained activities for 2015.
Total visits by welfare for year 10746, total hours 6472. Lola thanked her team and looks forward to the challenges of 2016
Appeals: David Wilkinson explained planning for Anzac badge selling. Correspondence for coming roster will be mainly done by Email those not on internet will receive hard copy.
Publicity: John gave details of upcoming events. He also asked that everyone who can,support the Sub-Branchs’ use of Electronic communication
Pensions: Bob Scott outlined his activity as Pension Officer for Sub-Branch .
Ceremonies: Brad explained very similar Anzac Day to last year. Times etc the same, Bands the same. More detail at next months meeting. Vietnam Veterans to lead March due to 50 year anniversary of Long Tan.
-Secretary explained next planned Trip by Sub-Branch is to Point RAAF Base Museum on Sunday 3rd April and Tony Wheal will be our guide, Bus would leave at 10.00am tour 11.30 -12.30 and lunch at Hoppers Club.
-David requested response to latest email sent by Sub-Branch less than successful.
-Latest agreement on Club Signage for Sub-Branch explained.
Raffle $70- winner Herbert Tilley
Meeting Closed 3.05pm.
At close of meeting Graham introduced Casey Kennedy from NJF Exercise Physiologists who gave an address on Health and Fitness and Support for Veterans, their partners and Widows. He explained steps if anyone wanted to avail themselves of the service and that DVA are covering costs
I have been doing a bit of research into the local records of WWI veterans and have attached 3 PDF files to this post with my findings so far. It can become very addictive in tracking the history of some of our local diggers.