March General Committee Minutes

Minutes of the General Committee of The Centurion Lacrosse Club held on 27th March 2018 at The Coach & Horses Public House, Bruton Street, London.

Present: Steve Williams (in the chair), Neil Forsyth, Denis Hanks, Rob Collinge (Secretary).

  1. APOLOGIES were received from Ron Balls, Henry Collinge, David Marsden, John Maynard, Dave Slaughter, John Wigmore, and Geoffrey Wilkinson.

    The meeting wished Dave Slaughter a rapid recovery from his recent heart operation.

  2. MINUTES of the General Committee meeting held on 22nd January 2018 were approved as a record of the statements made at the meeting.

  3. MATTERS ARISING

    None.

  4. SECRETARY’S REPORT

    The secretary outlined developments in ELA governance to update the meeting.

  5. TREASURER’S REPORT

    Assets now stood at £1,471. A deposit 0f £1,094 had been paid for the House of Lords dinner.

  6. NORTHERN SUB COMMITTEE

    Around 40 entries are expected for the annual golf tournament which will take place on Friday 20th April 2018. Next year’s lunch is planned for 21st October at Davyhulme Golf Club.

  7. DEVELOPMENT

    We are in discussions to support two new men’s clubs in North London – Camden Capybaras and Middlesex University and a men’s team at Leicester University

  8. SIXES

    We need volunteers to man a stall. The new caps will be available for sale and leaflets to distribute. Ian Ballantine is organising our teams.

  9. HOUSE OF LORDS DINNER

    Denis Hanks had the organisation well in hand. Over 60 places are already taken.

    Nominations for The Centurion Award close this week the secretary is chasing up the paperwork for nominations.

  10. BASEBALL CAPS

    The baseball caps have been produced with Denis Hanks help. It was agreed to sell these for £15, a surplus of around £5 a cap.

  11. AOB

    The secretary was asked to circulate the membership and generally on social media to encourage some new faces on the committee.