The 22nd Annual General Meeting of Ilkley & District U3A
10 am Saturday 16th November 2019 at All Saints Church, Ilkley
Members packed the beautifully refurbished All Saints Church in Ilkley for the 22nd Annual General Meeting of Ilkley and District U3A, the first to be held there.
Outgoing Chair, Sue Butler, presented the trustees’ annual report for the past year, saying how much she had enjoyed her three years in office. She paid special thanks to the many members who contribute to making the U3A such a lively and enjoyable organisation and all those who enjoy taking part in various groups and events.
Members logged into the website can view the full report by selecting this link: Ilkley U3A Annual Report 2018 - 2019
Special tribute was paid to the dedicated work of secretary Alison McCloy who was also retiring. Hugh Bevington was thanked for his work as Treasurer, he is pleased to be handing that role to Steve Moorcraft. He will, however, continue to be our Vice-chair.
Three new trustees, Angie Grain, Jean Smith and Marten Koopmans, were voted into office.
The picture shows Sue and Alison with bouquets which were presented to sustained applause in recognition of their special contribution to U3A.
Following the formal meeting, members enjoyed an entertaining talk and demonstration by international chocolatier and former Dalesman Andrew Thwaite, accompanied by the distribution of much appreciated samples to all present.