Mon 3rd May 1976

H V Calvert in the chair also present J Akers, D Guest

N H Eyre, C Harrison, Mrs Townsend, C Heptonstall, A Hayward,

Hon Sec K N Eyre.

Apologies were received from J Gibson, J Hardman, M Jackson, R B Green, C Marsh

The minutes of the last meeting were read and approved.

Matters Arising – None

Correspondence The secretary read a letter from the Marquis of Hartington stating that he would be coming to the annual show.

A letter was read from Michael Barratt Ltd asking if the society would like to be on feature in a book he was writing about Gardening. This was left until we had more information

Show Details

Opener The secretary had written to the MP Mr Walter Harrison asking if he would like to open our annual show. He has replied yes and looking forward to coming.

Judges Mr Akers and Mr N H Eyre were asked to judge with Mr C Harrison and D Guest to go round with them

Mr C Harrison proposed that the judges should be provided with their teas seconded by D Guest a vote was taken 4 the proposals and 5 against

Raffle Tickets were distributed to members

M A Hayward offered to assist Mr H V Calvert on show day with the writing of prize cards it was agreed that 30dozen bottles would be plenty and 25 Vases from Normanton Paxton Soc along with the vases from the coalboard.

Meeting Closed at 8.45pm (Signed R B Green)

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