Our AGM was held on Tuesday 14th August at 10:00am in the Brentwood Park Neighbourhood House, Berwick. Following the adoption of all the official reports, Cr Collin Ross, Mayor of Cardinia Shire, presided over the election of our office bearers and committee members for the 2018/19 year.
Susan Brooks was re-elected as our President, Helen Watson was re-elected as our Vice President, Margaret Winstanley was re-elected as our Secretary and Ian Watson was re-elected as our Treasurer
The following were elected as committee members for the financial year: Val Porter, Kevin Johnson, Marie Lamble, Gillian Mackay, Pam Stipkovic, Jacqui Wade and Lorraine Watson
After the official reports had been accepted, Audrey Evans was presented with a “Life Membership badge” and a framed certificate by our President, Susan Brooks, for her long term service and commitment to the Club.
After formalities had concluded Dorothy from Guide Dogs Victoria gave us an informative and inspiring talk about her experiences since becoming blind and why her guide dog Anya is so important to her. She was accompanied by John, who not only provides her transportation but also is a carer for guide dog puppies. After her talk she took Anya out of harness and allowed members to interact with her.