We’ve had a great start to the year with many guests attending meetings and several new members. Membership currently stands at 37. Coming up in the next few weeks are fees, contests and the election of a new committee.
The semi annual fee of £66 is due by March 22nd. If you joined in the last six months you should have received an email from our Treasurer showing your corrected fee. If you have not already paid then please pay asap.
Brighton are hosting the Area Contests take o n Saturday 25th March at the normal venue pf The Courtlands Hotel. Please come along to support the B&H Winners. The Workshop starts at 11am and the contests start at 2pm. The club contest winners who will compete in the area contest are as follows:
Nigel MacDonald, Eastbourne
Al Dixon, Battle
Barry Miles, Brighton & Hove
Kate Wood, Lewes
Claire Carpenter, Eastbourne
Amanda Donaldson, Battle
Pat Young, Brighton & Hove
Polly Olding, Lewes
The Divisional contest will be held on Saturday 9th April and the District contest & Conference will be held on the 4th, 5th and 6th of May.
AGM and Elections
B&H Speakers Club is run by a committee who manage things like membership and scheduling. This can be a rewarding task and is great experience for business activities such as chairing meetings and organizing events. Committee membership also counts toward Competent Leadership award.
On 24th May 2017 the club will hold an Annual General Meeting and elect a new committee. All members are encouraged to consider standing. If you would like more information or just to chat about the roles then contact any member of the current committee.
President Nigel Chaloner
Vice President of Education Jack Newnham
Vice President Membership David Sutcliffe
Vice President Public Relations Jez Kay
Secretary Antony Bradley
Treasurer Sylvia Kane
Sergeant at Arms Dee Alimi