2nd June 2016


Minutes of the meeting

In attendance: Brian P, Rod C, Angela D, Hazel & Dick L, Tim and Francis W, Terry G, Lawrie S, Carenza  W, Carolyn G, Dianna W, Sue C, Brian U, Elaine G-J.

1. Apologies

Val T, John and Margaret I, Brian L, Chris S.

2. Matters arising

Rod brought to the group’s attention to the HPFT Carer’s day to be held as part of Carers week on Thursday 9th June from 9:30 – 4:00 pm at Stanborough House.

4. Update on Web site development and possible logo

Terry reported that he had and Brian Lovelace had not met since our May meeting but they were due to meet in the next week. He also reported that received only one outline of a possible logo (that evening). However, he introduced colour prints of what a home page might look like together with some 19 ideas for a logo that he had produced. Each member was asked to pick their preferred 3 logos in rank order. These were then to be allocated a score based on their rank and the resulting scores for each logo totalled to provide a final value.

The Results were – First choice =logo 6; Second =15; Third=19; Fourth =2; Joint fifth= 5 &7 (images attached)

5. Members booking places for the summer day out

The date will be Sunday 24th July and we will visit William McAlpines’ at Henley- upon-Thames. The minibus can hold 16 and will leave Gadebridge Park Bus Stop at 10:00 am and arrive back approx. 6:30 pm. Members should be at the park by 9:50.

It was agreed that an allowance of £3 will be given to attendees for tea & coffees during the day making the cost £7 per person. Members are asked either to bring a picnic lunch or pay for their own lunch at the venue (pre-orders were taken for baked potatoes for those eating there).

6. Any Other Business

Many thanks to Dick & Hazel for organising the food, Rod for cooking the burgers and sausages and Angela & Caroline for bringing the splendid choice of puds.

7. Date of next meeting – Wednesday 13th July at Carers in Hertfordshire as 6:30 for 7:00 start at Oxlease House, Travellers Lane Hatfield.