MARYKIRK RAFT RACE ‘09
                             Annual General Meeting
                               28th August 2009...
AGENDA
    •   The Day

    •   The Rafts

    •   Charities

    •   Thank-yous

    •   Accounts

    •   Recommended Co...
WELCOME TO THE AGM



    • First Annual           General Meeting

    • First        time the Raft Race has presented ac...
5 POINTS
    • We   ran a successful raft race this year and we invite all
       present to acknowledge this!

    • Afte...
GOING FORWARD
    • We   can see ways in which things will improve - of
       course.

    • This         requires contin...
THE DAY




Wednesday, 21 October 2009
GUEST OF HONOUR
                                 Tommy Gemmell

Wednesday, 21 October 2009
ANDREW CLARK
                     Did an excellent job piping the start and the finish

Wednesday, 21 October 2009
THERE WERE TROPHIES FOR

    • 1st, 2nd               and 3rd

    • The Wooden                  Paddle

    • Best       ...
WE HAD
     TEAMS FROM
     EVERYWHERE
                     Even the Police!




                                        N...
WE HAD A
    WEB SITE THIS
       YEAR




                             Note: Not connected in any way to the raft race


...
THE RAFTS




Wednesday, 21 October 2009
LETS TALK ABOUT RAFTS

    • Rafts          are:

        • Powered            only by human
            effort

        •...
RAFTS
                 SHOULD
                  FLOAT
               This year, they all did.
                      Mostly...
16 RAFTS ENTERED


    • All      Rafts made it home

    • Most  crew members were
       on the rafts at the end

    • ...
1: THE PIRATES OF ST CYRUS
                             24 minutes and 50 seconds

Wednesday, 21 October 2009
2: POLICE TEAM
                              27 minutes and 22 seconds

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3: HILLSIDE HOUSEBREAKERS
                             28 minutes and 3 seconds

Wednesday, 21 October 2009
4: MPCC RAFT
                             28 minutes and 28 seconds

Wednesday, 21 October 2009
5: THE TWISTED FOUR
                             29 minutes and 34 seconds

Wednesday, 21 October 2009
6: THE NEPTUNE SEA GODS
                             32 minutes and 15 seconds

Wednesday, 21 October 2009
7: HOWE O’THE MEARNS YFC
                             32 minutes and 44 seconds

Wednesday, 21 October 2009
8: HOT ROD
                             33 minutes and 42 seconds

Wednesday, 21 October 2009
9: THE DRAGON SLAYERS
                             33 minutes and 49 seconds

Wednesday, 21 October 2009
10: YABBA DABBA DO
                                34 minutes and 30 seconds

Wednesday, 21 October 2009
11: HILLSIDE HELLO’S
                                34 minutes and 59 seconds

Wednesday, 21 October 2009
12: SLEASYJET
                             36 minutes and 30 seconds

Wednesday, 21 October 2009
13: WATERSKIERS
                              37 minutes and 19 seconds

Wednesday, 21 October 2009
14: THE SINKIN’ PINK-UN
                             39 minutes and 10 seconds

Wednesday, 21 October 2009
15: PIKEY PIRATES
                              43 minutes and 34 seconds

Wednesday, 21 October 2009
16: SMURFY MCSMURF SMURF
                             1 hour, 12 minutes.
                               A new record!
Wed...
ITS A LOT OF WORK!

    • Building               a raft

    • Taking            it to the bank

    • Hauling            ...
SO A VERY BIG THANK YOU!



    • To    all the raft race teams, for
       all their hard work!




                     ...
RAFT RACE PRIZES!

    • 1st       Place:             The Pirates of St Cyrus

    • 2nd         Place:           Police S...
RAFT RACE PRIZES!


    • Best         Dressed Raft:       Water Ski-ers

    • Best         Dressed Crew:       Sinkin’ P...
THE CHARITIES




Wednesday, 21 October 2009
CHARITY DISBURSEMENT


    • We          raise money

        • And           then we give half each to:

             • C...
CHAS
    •   Children’s Hospice Association Scotland (CHAS) is a Scottish charity established to provide
        hospice s...
CRAIGHALBERT

    •   The Scottish Centre for Children with Motor Impairments, based at the Craighalbert
        Centre, i...
THE RED CROSS

    •   The Red Cross are a volunteer-led humanitarian
        organisation that helps people in crisis, wh...
ALZHEIMER STONEHAVEN

    •   Alzheimer Scotland helps people with dementia, their
        carers and families. Our member...
MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS


    • In     honour of a local MS Sufferer

    • Scotland               has more MS than anywhere el...
ROYAL BRITISH LEGION
                         MONTROSE


    • Many            local Legion members

    • Support        ...
CANCER LINK ABERDEEN
                    AND NORTH
    •   CLAN is an independent charity for anyone affected by
        a...
MACMILLANS
    •   Macmillan Cancer Support improves the lives of people affected
        by cancer.

    •   One in three...
MARIE CURIE CANCER CARE

    •   Marie Curie Cancer care helps with:

        •   Nursing

        •   Hospices

        •...
SCOTTISH WOMENS RURAL
                  INSTUTE


    • Local           branch assisted on Raft Race day

    • More      ...
MARYKIRK

    • Marykirk               Pensioners Club

    • Marykirk               Lunch Club

    • Marykirk           ...
TOTAL FUNDS RAISED


    • 2009:                  £4,180

    • 2002:                  £8,000

    • 2001:                ...
THANK YOU!




Wednesday, 21 October 2009
THANK YOU!

     • Neil  & Helen McDonald      • Andy  Nelson
         Helping out in the Park    Billy Dodds
            ...
THANK YOU!

    • John          Mears - Insurance   • MarykirkFootball Club
                                         Marsh...
THANK YOU!

     • Security    at housing estate   • Marykirk Lunch Club
         Pallets and Steps              Marykirk ...
THANK YOU!
     • Marykirk   Primary School     • BarbaraOfficer
         Spongeboard                  Helping out in the P...
THANK YOU!
     • The Twisted   Four             • All   Band performers
         Organising and fundraising
         the ...
THE ACCOUNTS




Wednesday, 21 October 2009
ACCOUNTS PRESENTATION

    • Accounts               are prepared to a standard comparable to OSCR
       standard

       ...
INCOME
                                             Income      Outgoings

      Race Night                               ...
INCOME

                                                               0% 11%
                                            ...
RAFT SPONSORSHIP
                               Sponsorship   Income          Outgoings
      Sinkin Pinkun               ...
EXPENSES
                                          Income   Outgoings

      Stamps and Ink                               ...
DISBURSEMENT 2009
                             Childrens Hospice Association Scotland   £2,090.00
                        ...
RECOMMENDED
        CONSITUTIONAL CHANGES




Wednesday, 21 October 2009
DATES

    • We          need to change the dates for:

        • Accounts               Presentation

        • AGM

    ...
RESIGN MEANS RESIGN


    • When              someone resigns from a committee

        • They               resign for th...
CONFLICTS OF INTEREST

    • This         is not intended to accuse any other committee

        • One            member:
...
VOTING




Wednesday, 21 October 2009
VOTING

    • The Vote               is to join the committee

        • Positions           are decided once the committe...
VOTING


    • To       be voted in,

        • Someone               has to Propose you

        • Someone               ...
AND FINALLY...


    • Thank             you very much for coming



    • Lets         make next year even better!




We...
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  1. 1. MARYKIRK RAFT RACE ‘09 Annual General Meeting 28th August 2009 Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  2. 2. AGENDA • The Day • The Rafts • Charities • Thank-yous • Accounts • Recommended Constitutional Changes • Voting Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  3. 3. WELCOME TO THE AGM • First Annual General Meeting • First time the Raft Race has presented accounts Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  4. 4. 5 POINTS • We ran a successful raft race this year and we invite all present to acknowledge this! • After a lapse of five years, and virtually no documentation - from scratch • Nothing is set in stone and can always change. • We’ve not full time - we don’t have the resource to solicit applications for funding. Tell us about yourselves! • Everything is a learning curve. Its easy to criticise with hindsight. Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  5. 5. GOING FORWARD • We can see ways in which things will improve - of course. • This requires continuity! • Legislation has changed dramatically. • Its far harder now. • We encourage debate, of course. • Lets do it in a constructive manner! Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  6. 6. THE DAY Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  7. 7. GUEST OF HONOUR Tommy Gemmell Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  8. 8. ANDREW CLARK Did an excellent job piping the start and the finish Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  9. 9. THERE WERE TROPHIES FOR • 1st, 2nd and 3rd • The Wooden Paddle • Best Dressed Raft • Best Dressed Crew • Most Sponsored Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  10. 10. WE HAD TEAMS FROM EVERYWHERE Even the Police! Note: Not an actual Marykirk Policeman Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  11. 11. WE HAD A WEB SITE THIS YEAR Note: Not connected in any way to the raft race Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  12. 12. THE RAFTS Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  13. 13. LETS TALK ABOUT RAFTS • Rafts are: • Powered only by human effort • Float • Crewed Note: Not connected in any way to the raft race Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  14. 14. RAFTS SHOULD FLOAT This year, they all did. Mostly. Note: Not connected in any way to the raft race. But it is watertight. Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  15. 15. 16 RAFTS ENTERED • All Rafts made it home • Most crew members were on the rafts at the end • Most rafts came back in one piece Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  16. 16. 1: THE PIRATES OF ST CYRUS 24 minutes and 50 seconds Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  17. 17. 2: POLICE TEAM 27 minutes and 22 seconds Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  18. 18. 3: HILLSIDE HOUSEBREAKERS 28 minutes and 3 seconds Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  19. 19. 4: MPCC RAFT 28 minutes and 28 seconds Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  20. 20. 5: THE TWISTED FOUR 29 minutes and 34 seconds Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  21. 21. 6: THE NEPTUNE SEA GODS 32 minutes and 15 seconds Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  22. 22. 7: HOWE O’THE MEARNS YFC 32 minutes and 44 seconds Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  23. 23. 8: HOT ROD 33 minutes and 42 seconds Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  24. 24. 9: THE DRAGON SLAYERS 33 minutes and 49 seconds Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  25. 25. 10: YABBA DABBA DO 34 minutes and 30 seconds Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  26. 26. 11: HILLSIDE HELLO’S 34 minutes and 59 seconds Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  27. 27. 12: SLEASYJET 36 minutes and 30 seconds Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  28. 28. 13: WATERSKIERS 37 minutes and 19 seconds Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  29. 29. 14: THE SINKIN’ PINK-UN 39 minutes and 10 seconds Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  30. 30. 15: PIKEY PIRATES 43 minutes and 34 seconds Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  31. 31. 16: SMURFY MCSMURF SMURF 1 hour, 12 minutes. A new record! Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  32. 32. ITS A LOT OF WORK! • Building a raft • Taking it to the bank • Hauling it out of the water • Paddling it • Carrying it over rocks Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  33. 33. SO A VERY BIG THANK YOU! • To all the raft race teams, for all their hard work! Note: Not a picture of a raft race member Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  34. 34. RAFT RACE PRIZES! • 1st Place: The Pirates of St Cyrus • 2nd Place: Police Squad • 3rd Place: Hillside Housebreakers • Wooden Paddle: Smurfy McSmurf Smurf • All trophies sponsored by Frank Walker Joiners Ltd, Marykirk. Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  35. 35. RAFT RACE PRIZES! • Best Dressed Raft: Water Ski-ers • Best Dressed Crew: Sinkin’ Pink-un • Most Sponsored Raft: Sinkin’ Pink-un Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  36. 36. THE CHARITIES Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  37. 37. CHARITY DISBURSEMENT • We raise money • And then we give half each to: • CHAS - Childrens Hospice Association Scotland • Local Charities and Groups Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  38. 38. CHAS • Children’s Hospice Association Scotland (CHAS) is a Scottish charity established to provide hospice services in Scotland for children and young people with life-limiting conditions. • A children’s hospice offers professional care, practical help and emotional support to the whole family usually from the day of acceptance, to the death of their child, and beyond. • Rachel House in Kinross, Scotland’s first children’s hospice, opened in March 1996. Robin House in Balloch opened in August 2005. Both hospices are purpose-built and each can provide ongoing support for up to 200 families across Scotland each year. • The CHAS at Home Team offers support to families across Scotland by providing a home care service to families in their own homes when they need it. • More at: http://www.chas.org.uk Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  39. 39. CRAIGHALBERT • The Scottish Centre for Children with Motor Impairments, based at the Craighalbert Centre, is one of Scotland's Grant Aided Special Schools. It provides day school education for nursery, pre-school and school age children with motor impairments (for example, cerebral palsy). The Centre also provides outreach services, family support and periodic placements to children from across Scotland, as well as those who have attended the Centre and are making the transition to mainstream schooling. • They directly support one family in the village • More information at: http://www.craighalbert.org.uk Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  40. 40. THE RED CROSS • The Red Cross are a volunteer-led humanitarian organisation that helps people in crisis, whoever and wherever they are. • They have always attended Marykirk Raft Race • They have always been a beneficiary of the Marykirk Raft Race • More information at: http://www.redcross.org.uk Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  41. 41. ALZHEIMER STONEHAVEN • Alzheimer Scotland helps people with dementia, their carers and families. Our members include carers, relatives, people with dementia, professionals, groups and organisations. • Directly helping families in the village • More information at: http://www.alzscot.org Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  42. 42. MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS • In honour of a local MS Sufferer • Scotland has more MS than anywhere else in the world •A regular beneficiary of the Raft Race Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  43. 43. ROYAL BRITISH LEGION MONTROSE • Many local Legion members • Support many local causes Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  44. 44. CANCER LINK ABERDEEN AND NORTH • CLAN is an independent charity for anyone affected by any type of cancer at any time from diagnosis onwards. Whether affected personally, as a carer, family member or close friend, our services are available to you. • Based at CLAN House in Aberdeen, we cover the whole of Grampian, Orkney and Shetland. Some of our services are available to people living outside these areas, specifically CLAN Haven and the CLAN Holiday Home. • Directly helping a family in the village • More information: http://www.clanhouse.org Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  45. 45. MACMILLANS • Macmillan Cancer Support improves the lives of people affected by cancer. • One in three of us will get cancer. • We are all affected by cancer. We can all help. We are Macmillan. • Macmillan Nurses operate in Marykirk • We specifically donate to the MacMillan Strathcathro Hospital. • More at: http://www.macmillan.org.uk Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  46. 46. MARIE CURIE CANCER CARE • Marie Curie Cancer care helps with: • Nursing • Hospices • The Marie Curie Research Institute • Pallitive Care Research. • More information at: http://www.mariecurie.org.uk Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  47. 47. SCOTTISH WOMENS RURAL INSTUTE • Local branch assisted on Raft Race day • More information at: http://www.swri.org.uk/ Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  48. 48. MARYKIRK • Marykirk Pensioners Club • Marykirk Lunch Club • Marykirk Football Club • Bumps, Babes and Toddlers • Marykirk Bowling Club Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  49. 49. TOTAL FUNDS RAISED • 2009: £4,180 • 2002: £8,000 • 2001: £4,200 • 2000: £9,400 Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  50. 50. THANK YOU! Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  51. 51. THANK YOU! • Neil & Helen McDonald • Andy Nelson Helping out in the Park Billy Dodds Hugo Greaves • Frank and Iain Walker The strimming team Building the stage • Colin Frew • Alison Thomson Water Support Jack and Findlay Eeles Saturday Setup • All the bands for sharing equipment Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  52. 52. THANK YOU! • John Mears - Insurance • MarykirkFootball Club Marshalls and timekeeping • Clair Gillespie - CHAS Tommy Gemmell • Doug Mitchell Judges Band Trailer • Joe Wishart • Warren and Kitty Elsmore An amazing MC Walkie Talkies, Stage PA • Helena from Johnshaven • JohnStewart & Jim Rae Running the bands Safety Boats Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  53. 53. THANK YOU! • Security at housing estate • Marykirk Lunch Club Pallets and Steps Marykirk Primary School Marykirk Bowling Club • Pensioners and WRI Bumps, Babes and Toddlers Raffle Assistance Contributions and Participation on the day • Young Farmers Last out of the Marquee • Olive Hendry and helped move furniture Marykirk Hall Committee Loan of Tables and Chairs Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  54. 54. THANK YOU! • Marykirk Primary School • BarbaraOfficer Spongeboard Helping out in the Park Organising the Childrens Petshow • Clarkand Rose Aberdeen Transporting Tables and • Jacksons Tool Hire, Chairs Laurencekirk Generator for Band, • Derek Milne Truck for moving Tattie Boxies Bandstand, Operator for Generator, Driving • Anne Buchan Safety Diver Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  55. 55. THANK YOU! • The Twisted Four • All Band performers Organising and fundraising the Twisted Ceilidh in • David Skinner January Skinner Photography Video of the event • PC Stuart Akers All the assistance during the • Barry Christie day Projector and Screen • The Camera Club • And you all All these amazing pictures For contributing and supporting! Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  56. 56. THE ACCOUNTS Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  57. 57. ACCOUNTS PRESENTATION • Accounts are prepared to a standard comparable to OSCR standard • OSCR - The Office of the Scottish Charity Register • If we were a charity, this is the level we would have to work to • Independently audited and signed off Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  58. 58. INCOME Income Outgoings Race Night £573 Raft and Stalls Entry Fees £595 Twisted Celidh £423 John Mears - Sponsorship - Insurance £265 Raft Race Day - raffle, donations £670 Sponsorship £2,630 Bar Profits £1,000 Committee Donation £4 Total £6,162 Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  59. 59. INCOME 0% 11% 18% 8% 5% Raft and Stalls Entry Fees Twisted Celidh 12% John Mears - Sponsorship - Insurance Raft Race Day - raffle donations 47% Sponsorship Bar Profits Committee Donation Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  60. 60. RAFT SPONSORSHIP Sponsorship Income Outgoings Sinkin Pinkun £691 Pirates of St Cyrus £125 Yabba Dabba Dos £100 Marykirk Primary School £486 Waterskiers £180 Mearns Young Farmers £34 Twisted Four £120 Police Team £193 Smurfy McSmurf £166 Pikey Pirates £145 Scouts £109 Gary £80 Ross Deeptech £200 Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  61. 61. EXPENSES Income Outgoings Stamps and Ink £24 Marquee £755 Toilets £258 Printing £240 Wood for Dance Floor £69 Lunches for work party £89 Judges Gifts £24 Bands £150 PA System £50 Insurance £255 Total £1,917 Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  62. 62. DISBURSEMENT 2009 Childrens Hospice Association Scotland £2,090.00 Craighalbert £261.25 Red Cross £261.25 Alzheimers Stonehaven Branch £261.25 Multiple Sclerosis £261.25 Royal British Legion Montrose £261.25 Cancer Link Aberdeen North £261.25 Macmillian Strathcathro £130.62 Marie Curie Cancer Care £130.62 WRI £43.54 Pensioners Club £43.54 Lunch Club £43.54 Marykirk Football Club £43.54 Bumps, Babes and Toddlers £43.54 Marykirk Bowling Club £43.54 Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  63. 63. RECOMMENDED CONSITUTIONAL CHANGES Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  64. 64. DATES • We need to change the dates for: • Accounts Presentation • AGM • 8 Weeks from Raft Race is Holiday Season • Extend this to 14 weeks Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  65. 65. RESIGN MEANS RESIGN • When someone resigns from a committee • They resign for the rest of the year. • You cannot use resignation as a threat Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  66. 66. CONFLICTS OF INTEREST • This is not intended to accuse any other committee • One member: • Threats being made • Inappropriate promises being made • No members of the Raft Race committee should be a member of another fund raising committee within 5 miles of Marykirk Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  67. 67. VOTING Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  68. 68. VOTING • The Vote is to join the committee • Positions are decided once the committee is elected • The existing committee wish to continue • Anyone else is more than welcome to join • Within reason Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  69. 69. VOTING • To be voted in, • Someone has to Propose you • Someone has to Second you • Listen to objections Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  70. 70. AND FINALLY... • Thank you very much for coming • Lets make next year even better! Wednesday, 21 October 2009

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