Supporters' Association

AGM Minutes 2013

History of Fartown.

The earliest record of a football match being played in the Huddersfield area is in 1848, when a team of men from Hepworth took on a team of men from Holmfirth near Whinney Bank in Holmfirth. Hepworth won a ...

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Club Honours

The club's first cup victory was in the 1889-90 season when the Yorkshire Cup was won for the first time.

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Dave Calverley opened meeting by thanking everyone for attending

1. Apologies

Dave C then gave apologies from Margaret and Brendan Callaghan, and Rob Thewlis.

2. Minutes Of Previous AGM

DC then went through minutes of last AGM

Mick Beavers proposed as accurate

3. Matters Arising

No matters arising

4. Chairman's Report

DC instructed members that membership had not risen much but we are now an important part of the Giants Club this allows us to meet with management and discuss ways forward.

Tuesday night meetings MB continues to find interesting speakers and has already lined up a few major names for next year

Reindeer race night is coming up and has always been a great success

We have given over a thousand pound to the club this season

DC thanks staff at Turnbridge and the committee for the past year

DC then went on to mention plans for the future; this includes finding ways to attract new members.

James and Liz Atherton are making progress with junior and young giants clubs

World cup there are only 6000 tickets at most left for the world cup and the World cup celebration event is on Friday the 1st of November tickets available from DC or web site this event will be on all day and includes speeches and history of world cup and meal for £10

Heritage project at Tolson is due to open in next few weeks

DC then asked all present to try and get one new member each if possible

5. Treasurer's Report

JA gave treasurer report

Money spent has gone on a banner that goes up outside Turnbridge on match days, £25 on junior disco, and the children made a banner on the craft day that will go up in the players changing room

Money raised £15 from Margaret Raffle world cup raffle raised £600,and quiz raised £100

We have given £500 to club so were left with £411 also £116 in pay pal and £57.84 cash.

Total £618 we still have some to pay out on various things

6. Speaker Secretary Report

MB has speakers lined up for next year and has managed to get a few big names in media confirmed

7. Annual Subscription

DC asked for vote on keeping membership at £5 all present agreed

8. Any Other Business

DC asked for suggestions for end of season meal and asked members to take posters of tables and asked local shops etc if they can put them in windows

9. Election of Officers

Ken and his wife can't make Tuesday nights

DC is to continue as chairman - carried unanimously

Brendan stepped down as deputy chair Margaret is to take on role - carried unanimously
Treasurer JA is to continue with Liz Atherton assisting - carried unanimously

Secretary LA has stepped down Julie Thwaites to take over - carried unanimously

Assistant left open

Minute's secretary Margaret stepped down JT to take over - carried unanimously

Mb to continue as speakers secretary with Paul assisting - carried unanimously

Membership secretary Phil Nelson is to continue with Margaret assisting - carried unanimously

Vacancy for media and promotion person left open

James Eaton, Ian Thwaites, Chris Simpson, and Helen Simpson to stay on committee

Rob Thewlis, Darren Eastwood, Fiona and Paul Woolerton, and Tony Townend all welcomed onto committee

AGM closed at 8pm

Danny Brough accepted Wagstaff trophy from Tyler Broscombe and agreed to stay and answer questions

Next committee meeting is on the 22nd of October

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