Correspondence out has been by the way of replies to invites, thank you letters and general inter branch communication. Resolution 01/2013 was to give Bill Wiggill the necessary executive powers to fulfil his position as the project manager of the Africa’s Commandos Book Project.
Resolution 02/2013 was to give authority to Rob Marsh to open a savings account in the name of The Shamwari Trust Savings Account.
Profit on sale of memorabilia; Len Beechey was thanked for the tremendous effort he puts into the sale of memorabilia.
Len sets up a sales table at any opportunity he can find and Rob Marsh advised that sale of memorabilia was up by 25% from the previous financial year.
Proposed by Bill Wiggill and Seconded by Chris Ras.
The Last Year in Review – Charlie Norris reviewed the activities of the Association over the last year and highlighted the following: Membership Fees invoiced total R67 100 however only about R25 000 is expected to end up in the bank account due to lethargy on behalf of the others.
With the odd exception, the committee members meet to discuss affairs of the Association every two weeks for about an hour.
Lifetime membership can be bought for R7, 200.00 or 12 monthly payments of R600.00 The committee also would like to appeal to those members that are able to afford additional amounts to make a monthly debit order into the association account.
The banking details are First National Bank The Rhodesian Light Infantry Regimental Association: Acct No: 62240919756 Please when making the deposit indicate Subs and your name.
Stock on hand is R65 000 which includes R10 600 of the Africa’s Commandos books at cost. Secretaries Report – Secretary Alan Strachan Correspondence has been of a general nature, mainly in the form of round robin emails received throughout the year inviting members to memorial services, parades, shows and other association’s activities.
There has also been inter-branch correspondence of a general nature.