APHRODITE BRANCH

No. 1318

Minutes of the Committee Meeting of the Royal Air Forces Association,

Aphrodite Branch, held on ZOOM.US in Cyprus

On Thursday 29 October 2020, at 10.08

   

Action By

Item 1

Royal Air Forces Association’s Dedication.

 

     

1.1

The Chairman opened the meeting with the Royal Air Forces Association’s Dedication.

 

     

Item 2

2.1

 

 

 

Apologies for Absence:

Sgt Jon Berry,  working

FS Stefan Poole. New RAFALO, Working

Mrs Betty Stockman, Deputy Chairman

Sgt Kerry Morris, Attending Member, Working

 

Item 3

Minutes of the previous meeting:

3.1

 

The Minutes, without amendment, were approved by the committee as a true and accurate record of the meeting and were signed by the Chairman

NW/FH

Item 4

Matters arising from the minutes of the previous meeting:

 

4.1

The new Stn Cdr has met with our Chairman and received a very good briefing. She is very keen  to support RAFA.

NW

Item 5

Treasurer’s Report:

 

5.1

 

The Treasurer submitted  accounts for Aug 2020.    (As per June)

General Account          €      3987.22                     

Welfare Account          €      1987.18                            

Wings Account            €       NIL

1318 CHQ Sterling Branch Account         £. -40.87

Petty Cash                    €       150.72

 

Item 6

Welfare Officer’s Report:

 

6.1

The Welfare Officer,  Dave Rice still has to complete the required course in the UK.  Trying to attend Virtually

 

6.2

Kerry Morris is keen to work in the Welfare field, utilising her skills.

 

Item 7

Membership Secretary’s Report:

 

7.1

 

The membership secretary reported, that there was one new member, David Rice who had been inadvertently registered with Apollo Branch.

AH

Item 8

Wings Week Appeal Report:

 

8.1

Wings Appeal Officer, Jon Berry had nothing to report.

 

Item 9

RAFALO Report

 

9.1

No Report.

 

Item 10

Entertainments:

 

10.1

 

Entertainment Member –Position not yet filled .     

Anne and Barry Higgs are coping very well.

 

10.2

 

The Lunch at Pastos Restaurant at Episkopi was very well attended. The talk by John Palmer was excellent and much appreciated.

NW

10.3

 

Barry & Nik have offered to source for the next RAFA Christmas Lunch. The Hill View has been selected, Date, Wed 16 Dec.

AH/BH

Item 11

Web Master Report.

 

11.1

Nil

 

Item 12

Any Other Business

 

12.1

RAFA Standard has been requested for Akrotiri   –   8 Nov – Remembrance Day. No Civilian guests.

NW

12.2

It was noted that the Apollo Branch of RAFA at Paphos has now ceased to exist.

 

12.3

It was noted that the RBL in Limassol was no longer viable and the Standard was to be laid up in November.

 

Item 13

Close of Meeting

 

13.1

There being no further business the Chairman closed the meeting at 1037  hours.

NW

 

Next meeting

 
 

Next meeting

The next Zoom Meeting will be on Thurs 26 Nov  at 10.00.

 
 

Chairman’s signature…              …………………………………..

                             Date…              ………………………………….

 
 

Minutes produced by Honorary Secretary Mr FM Haggerty