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Notice of AGM

Our 2024 AGM will take place at Stonehaven Bowling Club, Recreation Ground, Stonehaven AB39 2RD on Wednesday 22nd May 2024 at 7:30pm. All members and supporters are warmly invited to attend. Please note that the meeting will be held in the Board Room which is accessed off the Function Room. The agenda will be posted here prior to the meeting.


The last AGM was held at 7:30pm on Thursday 11th May 2023 at the Community Centre, Stonehaven


The key points covered during the AGM were:

  • Election of Office Bearers and new committee members:

President: Douglas Samways

Vice President: Garry Brindley

Secretary: Jane Sanders

Treasurer: Cathie Dawson

Committee Members: Allan Cairnduff, David MacDonald, Rev. Sarah Smith

Donald Clarke was co-opted as Website/Social Media Co-ordinator.


  • The motion to donate £200 to the Montrose Burns Club to assist with their planned development of the Hillside plaque site commemorating the time Burns stopped there to water his horse on his Highland tour of 1787 was approved.


  • It was agreed that the Committee will focus its efforts on organising the 2024 Burns Supper to be held on Wednesday 24th January next year at the Station Hotel.  It was confirmed that Professor Sir Geoff Palmer, renowned scientist, human rights activist and Chancellor of Edinburgh's Heriot-Watt University, will present the Immortal Memory.


1.    Welcome.
2.    Attendance.
3.    Apologies.
4.    Previous Minute (12 May 2022 Circulated)
5.    Matters Arising (Not on Agenda)

a) Artefacts and Display Cabinet

b) Recognition of Club’s Gratitude to Russell Adams
c) Beautiful Scotland Awards 2022 and 2023

6.    Approval of Minute.
7.    President’s Report.

8.    Treasurer’s Report.
9.    GBMA sub-committee update.
10.  Motion

That the Club donate £200 to Montrose Burns Club to assist with their development of the Hillside plaque site commemorating the time Burns stopped to water his horse there on his Highland tour of 1787.

11.  Election of Office Bearers:





Committee Members

12.    AOCB.

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