#1 2015-09-19 06:49:20

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Annual General Meeting

Sunday 22nd November 2015 at 14:30 at Linden House, 60-62 Upper Mall, London, W6 9TA

Dear Member,

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of The Victoria Shadow Association will be held at 14.30 on Sunday 22nd November 2015 at Linden House, which is a charming four-storey riverside property currently, used as a sailing and rowing clubhouse.  The House was purchased in 2001 by the London Corinthian Trust.

The Agenda will be as follows:

1.    Welcome from the Chairmen
2.    Apologies for Absence
3.    Minutes of the Previous Annual General Meeting
4.    Matters Arising
5.    Treasurer’s Report
6.    Secretary’s Report
7.    Website Report
8.    Handbook and Newsletter Reports
9.    25th Anniversary Luncheon
10.    Regional Reports from the Thames, South Coast, and East Coast
11.    Election of Officers of the Association
12.    Presentation of Trophies
13.    Any Other Items Submitted by Members for Discussion
14.    Closing Remarks by the Chairman Yachts

Election of Officers of the Association

All officers of the Association, who also make up the Committee, hold office for one year only and are re-elected at the Annual General Meeting.  The following officers have agreed to serve for a further term if elected:

Chairman Yachts

Jon Spencer
(Jon also carries out the duties of Honorary Secretary)

Chairman Motor Boats

John Walker
Designate Ian Rycroft

Honorary Treasurer

John Cade

Website Editor

Paul Townsend

East Coast Regional Organiser

David Macgregor

25th Anniversary Waterlines and Newsletter Editor

Peter Cosker

The following posts remain unfilled and for which volunteers are required:

Honorary Secretary

South Coast Regional Organiser

Journal Editor

It will be noted that nominations to fill the posts above are vital for the continued viability of the Association, and will be gratefully received by Jon Spencer either by e-mail to jon.fairwinds@btinternet.com or by phone 01489 581622.

Prior to the Annual General Meeting members may assemble in the bar and luncheon will be served in the Commodore’s Room.  Timings are as follows:

12:00  Assemble in the first floor bar overlooking the River Thames for coffee or drinks and to purchase wine for lunch
13:00      Move to the Commodore’s Room for lunch
14:15  Move to the Captain’s Room on the ground floor for coffee, and the Annual General Meeting
16:00      The meeting should be brought to a close

Members wishing to attend should contact the Honorary Secretary prior to Friday 30th October 2015.  Those wishing to attend the luncheon should express their menu preferences from the choices overleaf by e-mail to jon.fairwinds@btinternet.com or telephone 01489 581622.  The cost of lunch will be £25 per head which can be paid to the Treasurer on the day. 

Please send your menu preferences by e-mail to jon.fairwinds@btinternet.com or telephone 01489 581622.

Luncheon Preferences

Chicken Liver Parfait with Cherry Compote
Pea and Mint Soup with a Crispy Shallot Garnish


Salmon with a Peppercorn Crust and Lemon and Herb Hollandaise
Braised Lamb Shanks
Braised Ham with Cherries

All Served with Seasonal Vegetables

Baked Cheesecake with Summer Fruits
Summer Pudding
Bread and Butter Pudding

Coffee will be served in the Captain’s Room

Wine or other drinks for lunch can be purchased from the bar prior to moving to the Commodore’s Room


Linden House is located beside the River Thames and is ten minutes walk from Hammersmith Bridge or Ravenscourt Park tube stations.  By car access is via Oil Mill Lane, a turning off the west bound A4 Great West Road, between Hammersmith and Hogarth roundabouts, immediately after the BP petrol station.  Linden House is at the end of the lane on the left.  Parking is limited.


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