MINUTES OF DUNSTABLE BOGTROTTERS COMMITTEE MEETING 19 TH February 2020

PRESENT – Olwen Davies, Sheila Blake, Julian Clark-Lowes, Eila Goss and Carolyn Cooper
APOLOGIES – Cliff Shaw
MINUTES OF MEETING 13 TH NOVEMBER 2019 – Approved by Olwen and seconded by Eila
MATTERS ARISING – Olwen has now completed a data protection policy which will be on the website
in due course
CORRESPONDENCE – Email received by Carolyn from Walking Northern Spain was discussed, no
action was needed. Also email received by Carolyn from Jon Daniels regarding cyclists on Ivinghoe
Beacon was discussed and Carolyn will reply that on our next walk out that way we will observe
what is happening.
CHAIR’S REPORT – Christmas was celebrated well with dinner at the Market Cross plus three other
events.
UPDATE FROM OUTDOOR ORGANISER/CO-ORDINATOR – Eila reported that walk numbers are still
good even though the weather has been inclement. Julian has volunteered to organise some trips,
booking at hostels is more complicated now. Sylvia was looking at Shearings excursions. The next
walking programme is starting to fill.
UPDATE FROM TREASURER/MEMBERSHIP SECRETARY – Reminders have gone out to lapsed
members, there are 77 paid members at present.
UPDATE FROM SOCIAL SECRETARY – Sheila reported on the organisation of the upcoming fish/chip
supper taking place 14 th March. There will be a quiz on that night, the event is open to all members.
Details will appear on the website.
NOMINATIONS – An email will go out to members asking for nominations for an award, the closing
date will be 7 th March.
ANY OTHER BUSINESS – It was agreed that future committee meetings will take place at Chews
House.
DATE OF NEXT MEETING – 20 TH May 2020
The meeting closed at 8.45 pm

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