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Society’s Name Change & AGM

Society’s Name Change & AGM

At The Arts Society Limpsfield’s AGM, members approved the Society’s change of name from the Limpsfield Decorative & Fine Arts Society to The Arts Society Limpsfield.  This name change follows that of the national umbrella organisation to ‘The Arts Society’

The retiring Chairman, Brian McEvoy, reported sound finances, stable membership numbers and a successful Young Arts programme organised by Irene Elsey.  This had provide for 30 gifted and talented pupils from St. Mary’s, Holland, St. Stephen’s and Godstone schools to receive two full day teaching sessions with a professional artist, Benjamin Senior.  The Society also sponsored 3 art competitions and made a small donation towards art equipment at Holland School.  Brian McEvoy, thanked the Committee and all the other volunteers who helped to make the Society a success.

Elected at the AGM were: Chairman – Frank Myers, Programme Secretary – Wendy Myers, Treasurer- Pauline Whyte, Minutes Secretary – Christina Wilton, Visits & Extras Organisers – John Holmes and Christine Doney, Membership Secretary – Wynne Gifford, Marketing – Wendy Collett, Welcoming & Hospitality – Rosemary Dalziel, Young Arts – Irene Elsey, Audio-Visual Support – Michael Myers and Webmaster – Derek Clark.