Vice-President Mr (Colin)
Macrae in the chair
Messrs Edwards Mesdames (Catherine) Carroll
(John) Carroll (Edith [Bea]) Hosking
Flood (Susan) McDougall
Scott (Patricia) Sinclair
(William) Leech (Sheila) Ridland
|Apologies||Mrs (Anne) Forbes|
|Minutes||The minutes of
the previous meeting were read and received.
Moved Mrs (Patricia) Sinclair Seconded Mr Flood
correspondence was read:
Bereavement Thank You Card - E.E. Baker
City of Sandringham - Office Bearers
Beaumaris Senior Citizens - Notification of Exhibition of Family Treasures
10th Sandringham Boy Scouts - Thank you for donations of trees
Parents & Citizens Assoc.: Requesting Society to publish article in "newsletter" re destruction of native trees at Community Centre & High School
City of Sandringham Requesting support for Red Cross Appeal
Ferny Creek Hort. Society Invitation to Rhodo. Festival
Sand. & Dist. Memorial Hosp. Requesting our support for Festival in February
Field Naturalists Club of Vic. acknowledging invitation to Plant Show
Moved Mr Flood Seconded Mrs (Catherine) Carroll that correspondence be received.
Resolved that letter be written to Mayor of Sandringham advising him that Red Cross Appeal outside our field of activities but members may assist individually.
Resolved that letter be written to Community Centre Committee requesting their support in letter to Council protesting at unnecessary destruction of tea tree at Community Centre.
Also letter be written to Chief Secretary requesting Gum trees on Police Station land in Agnes Street, Beaumaris, be preserved.
Moved Mrs Thomas Seconded Mrs (Susan) McDougall
presented a statement of Receipts & Expenditure for
the year showing a Credit Balance of £137/18/10.
Moved Mrs Sue MacDougall Seconded Mrs (Patricia) Sinclair
The Plant Show realised a profit of £10/18/10
|Mr (Colin) Macrae read the
President's Report. He outlined the Society's activities
which were concentrated on the Plant Show. This proved
very successful in the Community Centre with more space
for display and better facilities for the workers and
nurserymen, the Foreshore and Gramatan Avenue Sanctuary.
Mr (Colin) Macrae
thanked the Secretary and members for their support
throughout the year.
|President Mr (William) Leech
Moved Mr (John)
Carroll Seconded Mr Flood
Vice-Pres. Mr (Colin) Macrae Moved Mrs Weate Seconded Mr (William) Leech
Secretary Mrs Weate Moved Mrs (Sheila) Ridland Seconded Mrs (Catherine) Carroll
Treasurer Mr Scott Moved Mrs Thomas Seconded Mrs (Edith [Bea]) Hosking
|Mrs (Sheila) Ridland moved a motion that Committee consist of President, Secretary, Treasurer & Vice-President and that regular meetings be open to anyone who may be interested. Meetings to be held every two months in the Community Centre. Seconded Mrs (Susan) McDougall|
|Publicity||Mr Flood offered to cover Publicity for coming year.|
1965 to be February 8th, April 12th, June 14th, August
9th & Annual Meeting Nov. 8th
Mrs (Edith [Bea]) Hosking suggested we all think of some ideas for 1965 to revive interest in preserving the trees left in Beaumaris.
As there was no further business the meeting closed at 10 p.m.
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