AGM and Club Assembly

President Tony called upon David Anderson to take the Chair for the AGM.
Attendees and apologies were noted.
The Minutes of the Previous Meeting were moved correct and carried.
The President’s Annual Report—moved correct and carried.
Financial Statements—questions were raised and answered and they were then moved as a true record and carried.
Election of Office Bearers.
Terry Hubbard was President Elect but has resigned from the Board. There being no President Elect, Presi-dent Tony has put himself forward to continue in the role for another 12 months if endorsed by the Board. Tony will also need to ascertain who will be on the Board.
Many comments were raised and discussed and a motion to put the election of the President in abeyance until January. This motion was lost.
The election saw Tony Jacobs elected as President.
Proposed Amendments to By Laws.
Friends of Rotary percentage to increase from 15% to 25% of membership. Carried

Busy time and volunteers needed for several events including Yea Show, Senior Citizens’Dinner, Races
Murrindindi Shire Council BBQ and Club Christmas Party.
Bob Dewar handed around a Roster for the Senior Citizens’ Dinner

School in Thailand has finished and David and Tippy will be visiting the school participating in our project in December. Next year there will be 2 schools involved.
Rotary Friendship Exchange—District 3330 has made informal contact with a view to coming to Australia.
A Rotary Club in the North of Thailand would like to visit us when attending the RI Convention next year. Their project is to preserve peacocks.

YOUTH—Sue Carpenter
Bursaries will be awarded to 3 primary school children and 1 secondary student to the value of $500 each.
There are 2 applicants who are in year 12 and going to university in 2023,
A panel will interview them and choose 1 recipient of a grant of $1000 towards relocation and depending on results, a further $1000 grant for second semester. A total of $6000 is available over 3 years.
Cheryl Phillips ( a friend of Ruth’s) will be visiting Yea and our club early in January.
Grace and Toast changes—Ian Sichlau—suggestions to go to Tony who will take them to the Board.
Will de Castella -Congratulations to Tippy and David on their wedding last weekend.
Art Show—Marj coming along well
Yea Show—Peter Tull
Proposer—Marj Hamilton
Darryl has been a resident of Yea for 18 years and Kingsmere Road was named after him and references his mother. He has been very involved in the community as President of Murrindindi Hub, Health and Safety offer of Murrindindi -Woodbourne CFA.
He’s a qualified greenkeeper and worked with the City of Knox for 35 years. He’s also a qualified chef.
DAVID ANDERSON thanked the club for all the good wishes received for his and Tippy’s wedding and of-fered members wine to share with their best wishes. He thanked Gary C, Peter, Ian, Ken and Sam for their help on the day.