IT IS WITH MUCH SADNESS THAT WE HAVE TO INFORM YOU OF THE SUDDEN DEATH OF PAST CHAIRMAN JOHN SMITH ON MONDAY 14TH DECEMBER. JOHN WAS A LONGSTANDING MEMBER OF THE SOCIETY WITH HIS WIFE JUNE AND A REGULAR COMMITTEE MEMBER PRIOR TO CHAIRMAN IN 2017. A PROFESSIONAL MAGICIAN FOR MANY YEARS JOHN ENTERTAINED US AT NUMEROUS SOCIAL OCCASIONS WITH TRICKS, CREATING ANIMALS FROM BALLOONS ETC. HE WILL BE GREATLY MISSED. OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHIES GO TO JUNE AND FAMILY.
Maurice and his late wife Virginia worked extremely hard to maintain the success of the Society over many years, Maurice having been Show secretary and a past Chairman amongst other things. Even in his nineties Maurice supported events such as the coffee mornings and was always happy to sit and chat about the Society, Flower show etc. with members. and visitors. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. RIP old friend.
WE ARE DETERMINED THAT THE ANNUAL SHOW WILL BE HELD AS SCHEDULED ON 4TH SEPTEMBER 2021 AND THERE ARE ALREADY AMPLE FUNDS IN HAND TO COVER THIS. WE AIM TO HAVE ONE OF THE BEST SHOWS EVER AND WILL BE WORKING HARD TO ACHIEVE THIS IN ORDER TO MAINTAIN THE STANDARDS PREVIOUSLY SET BY THIS GREAT SHOW SOCIETY OF OURS.
WE PROPOSE TO SEND ALL MEMBERS A LETTER END OF NOVEMBER / DECEMBER DETAILING PLANS FOR 2021 ,. HOWEVER AS MANY PEOPLE USE EMAIL THESE DAYS WILL THOSE MEMBERS WHO DO PLEASE CONTACT THE WRITER ON [email protected] TO ASSIST WITH FUTURE COMMUNICATION. PLEASE ALSO MENTION IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN JOINING THE COMMITTEE OR ASSISTING IN OTHER WAYS. WE ARE ALWAYS LOOKING FOR NEW BLOOD.