CGN Annual General Meeting 2014

On Thursday 18th Sep 2014 Good Neighbours held our AGM. Over 80 people attended. Chair for the day was Joan Constable and there were talks by Helen Hiiberd our coordinator and Sue Cockerill our treasurer. The guest speaker was Professor Chris Phillipson, Professor of Sociology and Social Gerontology at the University of Manchester. He gave a talk about the Age Friendly City initiative

This short video of our members views on growing older was shown at the AGM as an introduction to the Age Friendly talk given by Professor Phillipson

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The Men’s Corner! – Andrew, Bernard, Fred, John and Billagm sep 2014 06

Everybody read the Annual Report which was packed full of photos and interesting stuff about what we had done during the yearagm sep 2014 05

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Lots of reading of the Annual Report went on!agm sep 2014 01

These great black and white photos of the AGM were taken by Andrew Hill, a student who has been taking photos for a photographic project  on portraits he is planningagm 06

Mary O’Mahoneyagm 01Mickey Mitchell with a young visitoragm 22 agm 02

Ron giving out the bowls of soupagm 24

Enjoying the lunch of soup and rollsagm 25 agm 26 agm 27 agm 28 agm 29 agm 30 agm 31 agm 32

Margaret Banks, our Thursday morning Art Group Tutoragm 33

Enid Woods in full flowagm 34 agm 35 agm 36 agm 04

Professor Chris Phillipson giving his talkagm 37

Jenny Sleeagm 05 agm 20

Mickey Mitchellagm 18

Our treasurer, Sue Cockerill, presents the accountsagm 16 agm 17 agm 21 agm 13

Watching the video on our members views on old ageagm 12 agm 11 agm 14 agm 08

Joan Woodagm 09

Helen Hibberd gives her report on the year’s activities and highlightsagm 15

Joan Constable chairing the meetingagm 10 agm 07