CPS 23rd AGM 5th December 2015 at 11 a.m. Hastingleigh
This is to invite you to our 23rd AGM and Christmas party, which is rapidly approaching.
Please make a note of the date and come and enjoy a social day catching up with members,
sharing work, using the opportunity to purchase items, eating well and participating in the
23rd AGM. You will be able to renew your membership (now £15) and book workshops for
As for last year, the full details and documentation can be found on the CPS website:
www.cinqueportsscribes.org.uk. If you are on email you will not be sent hard copy
The documents required for the AGM are as follows:
- AGM Agenda
- Minutes of 22nd CPS AGM Saturday 6th December 2014
- Membership 2016 subscription renewal form (Membership now £15 per annum)
- CPS Workshop Booking Form 2016
- CPS Workshop details 2016 (see also links on events page)
- Workshop Planner
- Nomination of committee proposal form.
Only two of the existing committee members are eligible/willing to be re-elected. We
urgently need more committee members in order to share the tasks, otherwise we may
cease to meet as a Cinque Ports Scribes group. We would love to welcome some new people
on board or maybe some may feel they could offer a year of their time back on the
You may wish to volunteer to be on the committee at the AGM itself or nominate someone
as a committee member who may not be able to attend, in which case you will need to bring
a completed ‘Nomination of committee proposal form’ (please check that the person you are
nominating wishes to stand!). If you are interested in joining the committee, please feel
free to contact any member of the committee to discuss the role with you.
There will be an exhibition table for members to bring and display work and examples of
the CPS Envelope Exchange 2015 work compiled by Peter Jordan to see. Please bring a label
for your work on display (name and title is all that is required).
A few items CPS stock will be for sale together with the remaining 20th Anniversary mugs.
Ex-CPS library books and magazines will be for sale and a Bring and Buy table for members
to sell calligraphic books, art materials and anything else – maybe home made goods. If you
bring an item to sell please put a ticket with the item together with your name and the
price required in order to make this a simple process.
We shall be running the CPS Christmas e-card competition again and making this a feature
of the AGM, when we can vote for our favourite design. We look forward to receiving your
Els and Shirley would like to have a ‘book amnesty’ so please bring any books and/or
magazines back you have on loan from either of the two libraries to the AGM (CPS library
and Augusto’s library).
The committee will provide mulled wine, soft drinks and puddings so would you please
bring a plate of savoury food for a shared table for lunch. We have the use of a microwave
should you wish to heat something yourself.Tea and coffee will be available during the day.
We would value your help in helping to set up and clear the hall at the end of the
meeting, which ends at 3.30 p.m. this year.
We look forward to seeing you on Saturday 5th December. If you are unable to download
any of the forms or papers listed above please contact me and I’ll email them to you as
separate items (firstname.lastname@example.org).
With best wishes, Janet Adkin (CPS Secretary)