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Notice of Annual General Meeting 16 Feb 2016

Notice is hereby given that the third AGM of the Batemans Bay Writers Festival Inc. will be held at the Eurobodalla Adult Education Centre, 42 Orient Street, Batemans Bay on TUESDAY 16 FEBRUARY 2016 commencing at 5.00 pm.

If you wish to attend can you please RSVP by either:

  • email to batemansbaywritersfestival@gmail.com; or by
  • phone to 0417 267 771

BUSINESS

  1. To receive from the Committee a report on the activities of the Society in the year ended 31 January 2016
  2. To receive and consider the Financial Statement required to be submitted to members pursuant to Section 26(6) of the Associations Incorporation Act 1984
  3. To elect office-bearers and ordinary members of the Committee: President/Festival Director, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, 4 x Committee Members, and Public Officer.
  4. General Business:
    1. To decide the signatories for the Society’s Annual Return to the Department of Fair Trading

By order of the Committee

Julie Stuart   (Acting Secretary)

Date: 8 January 2016

Note. Nominations of candidates for election as office-bearers or as ordinary members of the Committee (five persons) of the Society must be made in writing, be signed by two members of the Society, be accompanied by the candidate’s written consent (which may be endorsed on the nomination form) and be delivered to the Secretary (by hand or at PO Box 333, Batemans Bay NSW 2536) not less than seven days before the date fixed for the Annual General Meeting. If the number of candidates for appointment exceeds the number of vacancies to be filled, a ballot for that appointment will be held at the above meeting.

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NOMINATION FOR ELECTION TO THE COMMITTEE OF THE BATEMANS BAY WRITERS FESTIVAL INC.

We, the undersigned, being members of the Batemans Bay Writers Festival Inc. hereby nominate

_ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _(full name) as a candidate for election as

_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _(state whether as office-bearer, and if so which,

or as ordinary member) at the Annual General Meeting of the Society to be held on 16/2/2016.

_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _      Proposer _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _     Seconder

Consent of candidate _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _        Date _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

Mission

Mission Statement

The mission of The Batemans Bay Writers Festival  is to inspire, entertain and educate readers and writers by providing an enjoyable cultural and literary experience involving authors, creative talents and like-minded people.

The Festival organisers aim to:

  • Inspire, entertain and educate readers and writers within a festival atmosphere
  • Present a variety of writers of different genres and cultural perspectives to an all inclusive audience as evidenced by survey results and local research
  • Encourage reading, writing and literacy as part of a quality arts experience which will be highly anticipated each year
  • Attract visitors to the Batemans Bay area and increase opportunities for promoting tourism in the south coast region
  • Support local and regional business and organisations
  • Enhance the cultural wellbeing of the community, particularly in the arts field
  • Ensure the program is financially viable

Want to Help?

Please send your name and a brief message if you are interested in volunteering either on the committee or at the Festival.

Send us an email with the ways in which you would like to help, and something about your experience. Contact us at info@batemansbaywritersfestival.com.

Membership

You can apply to be a member of the Batemans Bay Writers Festival Inc (Association) here.

You can download then forward the Membership Application Form.

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