Wesgate Wakefield at 8.00pm
JG Hardman in the chair with 12 members present
James & Wendy Akers, M Hainsworth S Knowles
C Harrison B Kitching A Hayward Mr & Mrs keys
M Jackson C Marsh KN Eyre Hon Sec
Apologies were received from NH Eyre Jane Eyre
H. V. Calvert R Perraudin
The minutes were read and approved with that addition of a vote of thanks to the members who had given bulbs from C Harrison and Seconded by A Hayward.
Correspondence letters were read from The
Field and harpers and Queen Magazines asking about this years show and if they could do an article on the English Tulip
The letter from the Sun Alliance Insurance Group stating that the premium and asked the Secretary to obtain a claim form to claim for 2 damaged Trophies. Mr Akers reported that the Hunter Memorial Trophy had a broken handle and the Silver Challenge Cup needed some attention
ANNUAL SHOW After a short discussion the Chairman preposed that the date of the show could not desided and another meeting to called in 2 weeks time. 2nd by James Aker. The Venue as agreed to be Holmfield House and the Secretary was asked to make contact with the Manager to make
The meeting agreed that the Mayor of Wakefield HDC to be asked to open the show
Mrs Wendy Akers offered to make some posters and would put the date in at the next meeting
Schedules The same as last year with the prize for the most points being given by the Society
Judges Mr Harrison asked to Judge the Dutch and Jane Eyre the English classes with help if needed.
Vases and Paper these were to be taken away by James Akers and A Hayward and the bottle by the Secretary.
Raffle Several members offered to give prizes for the raffle
AOB Mr Stan Knowles gave the chairman an envelope containing £50 half to be put to a Memorial Trophy for Jim Akers and the other £25 for free entry to the Annual Show.
The chairman thanked Mr Knowles for his generosity
The meeting closed at 9.25pm