Forthcoming Branch and RMA Events

Peter is off sick at the moment from September 2021 until further notice. Updated by the secretary for now.

Next Branch Social, The Corps Dinner Saturday 29th October 2022 1330hrs at the Conservative Club Shanklin. Early drinks 1300hrs,

COMMITTEE MEMBERS:

  • Ian Ward – President.  
  • Martin Lovell – Chairman.  
  • Tom Bodman – Vice Chairman / Membership Secretary.
  • Terry Goodwin – Secretary
  • Belinda Holley – Treasurer. 
  • Peter Evans – Social Secretary. (Off Sick)
  • Revd Tony Richards – Padre.
  • Hughie Shiel.
  • Ray Bloomfield. 
  • Gary Smith

Forcast of Forthcoming events – UPDATE:

The Corps Dinner will be celebrated at the Conservative club Shanklin on the 29th October 2022. Menu below. Kick off 1330hrs. Early drinks 13200hrs

Christmas Lunch The Griffin, Godshill 10th  December It’s that time of year Christmas is coming. Start thinking about putting your name down for this event. Seventeen names in so far. It’s a great run ashore, you’ll like it, trust me?

Just a reminder the success of all events and functions will depend on the support and attendance of all our members. We need your help to make events successful.

If you have an event that you would like me to insert on this Web Page please send me the info by email. ( So I don’t get it wrong.) Even if it’s for your own, Charity Event and are looking for sponsorship or help.

Below is a summery of what has been decided for October/November 2022

Shanklin Chine

Monthly Branch Social evenings

TOTAL BRANCH MEMBERS:

  • It was voted in during the Committee Meeting August 2021 that the Monthly Branch Meetings would now follow a new format. 
  • To encourage more of our members to attend the meeting will now be an informal social evening with no agenda. Please if you wish invite family, friends and guests to attend.
  • The Committee will meet on the same evening, starting earlier and finishing in time to social evening
  • Total = 45.

4. FAREWELL & WELCOME:

  • Rosemary Gilland stood down as President
  • Ian Ward is now the president.

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MEMBERSHIP AMENDMENT:

  • I have amended the new members joining list from my last Newsletter – Ross Avery is not a New Member, he made a donation to the Branch earlier on in the year. 

5. FUNERALS:

  • Pleased to Report – NIL 

6. MEMBERS ADMITTED –

TO HOSPITAL:

  • Andrew Bell. No further information available, who has gone into a Rest Home.

COMMITTEE MEETINGS:

RBL CLUB SHANKLIN:

Committee Meetings will be held on the 4th Friday of each month. The same night as the branch social gatherings. To have maximum numbers present.

Timings: 1830hrs finish approx 1900hrs

BRANCH SOCIAL –

GATHERINGS:
RBL CLUB SHANKLIN:

Social Gatherings will be held on the last Friday of each month. At the RBL Shanklin

Timings: 19:00hrs

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SUBSCRIPTIONS / DONATIONS 2021:

Just a reminder from Tom Bodman – Vice Chairman / Membership Secretary he has distributed a letter with regards to Subscriptions / Donations to our Branch Fund. A number of our members pay by Direct Debit / Standing Order to TRMC.

So far we have had an excellent response from our members. Thank you.

Membership Office

THE TELEPHONE NUMBER FOR THE MEMBERSHIP OFFICE HAS CHANGED TO:

023 9387 4661

TRMC – WE HAVE A NEW EMAIL

We are moving from enquiries@rma-trmc.org  TO membership@rma-trmc.org

This is to cut down on general enquiries and allow the Membership Coordinators to focus their time effectively on the Association communications. Please amend any saved contacts to the new email. 

Both emails will remain active however we request that you use the membership email going forward. 

Thank you. 

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  • Details to follow from Hughie Shiel in 2022..!

CLEANING OF RM COMMANDO MEMORIAL – 

SHANKLIN OLD VILLAGE:

  • The Branch now has a cleaning contract with Wight Stonemasons.
  • The Memorial will be cleaned once a year prior to the Annual Remembrance Day Service.

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FUNCTIONS:

As always thank you for your loyal support this is most appreciated.

Best regards,

Peter

Peter Evans
Social Secretary 

RMA Isle of Wight Branch

Distribution:

  • TOTAL = 45.
  • 41 = E-Mail (05 = Joint E-Mail) & 04 = Hand Delivered
  • Lee Hall (Receives – Not Joined)

Just because there are no complaints, doesn’t all mean parachutes are perfect.

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