ROTARY CLUB OF AYLESBURY

Meeting of the Rotary Club of Aylesbury, on Zoom, 21st July 2021.

1.    Apologies for Absence: Gill Beck, Jill Neenan.
2.    Present:  John Hardwick  (President), Roy Collis, Howard Cox, Helen Falcon, Frank Falcon, Ralph Followell, Neil Freeman, Judy Freeman, Richard Ginger, Charo Cornter-May, Jim Neenan.
3.    Greetings from other Clubs. None.
4.    Minutes of the last meeting on 23rd June were agreed
5.    President’s Report    
District is holding a zoom meeting on Health and Safety on 18th August which clashes with our next meeting. Agreed we should send apologies and review the video and/or any notes produced from the meeting. ACTION JH
Judy advised that she has recently completed Level 3 Safeguarding training and is up to date with requirements.
6.    Hon. Secretary’s Report
A request for volunteers to help at the Stoke Mandeville vaccination centre has been received and Ralph will forward to all. ACTION RF
A request to advertise PACE charitable fund-raising activities has been received and this was declined in line with our policy. ACTION RF
7.    Hon. Treasurers Report.
Frank advised that the Club Account balance stands at £4,172 and the Trust Fund at £2,356. The net proceeds from the Barbeque were £471 which will go towards the centenary / twinning activities in 2024.
RIBI have invoiced us for the first half of the 2021/22 year and subs of £33.50 are now due. Frank to e mail all with payment request. ACTION FF
Further payments will be due when we receive invoices from District for their annual subscription (which is overdue), and from RIBI for their second instalment (probably in January 2022). 
8.    AOB
Roy has received a request from Wheelpower for volunteer marshals for the Paralympic flame lighting ceremony on the afternoon of 18th August. To be circulated to all. ACTION RC/RF
Ralph proposed that we consider a further donation to local foodbanks as they are experiencing high demand over the summer holidays. To discuss with Gill initially. ACTION RF
After a brief discussion it was agreed to continue with Zoom meetings for a while longer. To be reviewed in August.

9.    Date of Next Business Meeting 18th August 7pm  (Zoom).