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Yellow Bridge Qld + AGM – Wed, July 17th, 2019

Yellow Bridge Qld + AGM – Wed, July 17th, 2019

Join us for our July Networking Event + AGM for 2019 on Wednesday the 17th July 2019, kindly hosted by the Team at Yellow Bridge QLD.

About our hosts YellowBridge QLD

Yellow Bridge QLD is a not-for-profit, community-centred business that plays a critical role in the Toowoomba region by providing community housing, youth homeless services, disability support and home services for our elderly citizens. Our services assist people who need housing, live with a disability or are elderly. We are the only organisation of our type in Queensland to provide this range of services. What we do is important and makes a huge difference to the lives of our clients and their families.

Penny Hamilton Chief Executive Officer Yellow Bridge QLD

Penny Hamilton has more than 30 years of experience working with rural communities and has a strong passion for the ingenuity and resilience of people in rural regions. Her professional life has spanned multiple disciplines including social sciences, agriculture, rural education, environment and the business of not for profits. After a career in Agriculture, Penny has moved into the field of Social Services as the Chief Executive Officer for YellowBridge QLD. She would highly recommend a career change to anyone who is looking for something different. Penny has a passion for workforces that are healthy, happy, balanced and cohesive. She loves the exuberance of youth and their ability to do almost anything, the people of her generation for their great skills and adaptability, and the elderly for their treasures of wisdom and tolerance.

Women on the Move AGM

The 2019 Annual General Meeting of the Women On The Move Incorporated will be held on Wednesday the 17th of July, 2019 being held at Yellow Bridge Toowoomba, 2a Station St Toowoomba, commencing at 5pm.

The agenda for the meeting is as follows:

1.     Apologies.

2.     Approval of the minutes of the 2018 Annual General Meeting.

3.     Approval of Financial Report FY2018-2019

4.     Reports from Committee and from Office Bearers

5.     Election of President, Vice President/Secretary, Treasurer and min 2 other Committee Members

6.     Membership Fees for 2019-20

7.     Other Business.

All financial members of Women On The Move are entitled to attend the AGM and participate in its business.

All financial members are entitled to appoint a proxy to participate in the AGM and vote on their behalf if they are unable to attend in person:  Notice appointing a proxy shall be in writing or by email addressed to the secretary and shall state the name of the member appointing the proxy and the name of the person to exercise the power to vote on behalf of the former. Unless the contrary indication is clearly expressed in the notice appointing the proxy that person shall be free to exercise the power as they see fit.

The AGM will be followed by the July Monthly Networking Event

Call for Nominations for Office Bearers and Committee Members.

All financial members are eligible to stand for election as President, Vice President/Secretary, Treasurer or Committee Member (min of 2 positions for election).

Nominations of candidates may be made in writing or by email addressed to the Secretary which reaches the Secretary prior to the commencement of the AGM or in person at the AGM when nominations are called for.  The names of the candidate, nominator and of seconder shall be included in each such nomination. The consent of each candidate must be indicated before the conduct of the election and confirmed in writing or by email by each successful candidate. Each successful candidate should provide details of their address and other means of contact to the Secretary within one week of the conduct of the election.  You will find a Nomination Form attached to this ticketing.

Addresses for Nominations and Proxy Notification.

The Secretary’s addresses for purpose of notification of appointment of proxies, and nominations of Office Bearers and Committee members are as follows:

Mail: P.O. BOX 10, Toowoomba Qld 4350

Email: secretary@wotm.com.au

Parking: There should be plenty of parking in Laurel Bank Park next door

Hosted by:

Yellow Bridge Qld – 46 Hill Street, Toowoomba QLD 4350

THE DETAILS:

OUR HOSTS: Yellow Bridge QLD

DATE: Wednesday, 17th July 2019, 5.30pm – 7:30pm
VENUE: Yellow Bridge – 46 Hill Street, Toowoomba QLD 4350

Numbers are selling fast, so don’t delay and book today:

RSVP – Please RSVP via Toowoomba Tickets: https://www.toowoombatickets.com.au/event/women-on-the-move-2019-agm-yellow-bridge-9663

**Don’t forget your business cards and gold coins for our raffles – Raffle Tickets: 1 for $2 or 3 for $5

**DON’T FORGET … our monthly contribution to OZCare Manna house for the month of  July is Second-Hand Ladies Books (eg Cookbooks, Novels).

WOTM is a NFP organisation with all monies raised going towards OzCare Manna House.