NEWSLETTER JANUARY 2017
MEETINGS-THIRD WEDNESDAY EACH MONTH AT RBL CLUB CHURCH ROAD FERNDOWN STARTING AT 19.30 HRS
Newsletter for Branch meeting on 18th JANUARY 2017
Please note any information for the newsletter to be passed on to John Griffiths by the last Saturday before the next meeting
The next informal lunch will be on Tuesday 7th February at noon at the RBL Ferndown, lists on the table tonight, any further information from John Cusack.
The Christmas lunch held on 10th January was well attended and enjoyed by all and pleased to see Bob Hucklesby in fine fettle.
A special birthday to note
Is that of Dennis Brown who celebrates his 80Th Birthday on 1st February 2017, congratulations to Dennis.
Notice to members that the Branch AGM will be held at the meeting on 15th March, any business you wish to be discussed at the AGM should be submitted in writing to the chairman by 1st March 2017.
Are due now, no change from last year at £15 and paid to the treasurer now.
Phil has given notice that he wishes to stand down from his post as President, so a new President is needed for the AGM, also Richard is standing down as Social secretary so these posts need to be filled ASAP, nomination forms are on the table tonight or if required contact John Griffiths if you need one by post. Both these positions need filling urgently.
Colonel Jim Joiner has been in hospital for a few weeks but is home now, his wife has asked for no visitors at this time because he is being fed through a tube and they are getting used to caring for him.
Roy Athay has been in
Bournemouth hospital since Christmas, we send him our
best wishes and wish him well.
Branch annual Lunch
The Annual lunch is to be held on 29th April 2017 at the Cumberland Hotel and the cost will be £17.50p per person, payment and menu choice to Richard by 1st April.
The entertainment at the February 15th Meeting will be “My Life and times at Harrods” by Robin Cook.
Forecast of Events 2017.
03 rd June =Trooping the colour- Major Generals review
08 th June=
Hospital Founders Day Chelsea
10 th June==Trooping the Colour—Colonels Review
14 and 15th June =Beating the Retreat,
Queens Birthday Parade
23 to 25th June=Chilwell Weekend
28 to 30 th July=Minley Weekend
15 to 17th September Corps memorial weekend
14th October= REA AGM and annual dinner
15th October=Sapper Sunday at
Royal Hospital Chelsea
09th November = Field of Rememberance,
12th November=Rememberance Sunday