2015 AGM

2015 AGM

Dear Member

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:


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 (janet.adkin@blueyonder.co.uk).


With best wishes, Janet Adkin (CPS Secretary)