Report of the April monthly meeting-
The first part of the meeting was the Annual General Meeting.
Chairman Valerie Lynn gave a report of the year in which membership and number of interest groups have increased.
Valerie stood down and Karen Clarke was elected as Chairman for 2019/20.
After 5 years' service, Patrick Ashcroft also stood down; the remaining committee members agreed to continue for a further year and Founding Chairman, Judy Wayne, rejoined the committee as 'Welfare Officer'.
Following conclusion of the AGM business, Dr Symington gave a talk about the work of the Friends of Halstead Hospital.
The next meeting will be on Tuesday 7th May at 10.00pm in Queens Hall when the speaker's subject will be 'Tales from the Smithy'.