ACT MINUTES - 5th March 2015

Acklington Community Team Minutes - 5th March 2015

Present: George Walton, Jaq Barras, Alison Sharpe, Violet Currie, Lorna Budge

Apologies: Tessa and Chris Sayers, Bill Rowntree

Treasures Report: Violet reported a profit in respect of the Burns night supper. Details will be available at next meeting.

Burns Night Supper: This was another huge success everybody who attended enjoyed the evening.
The team provided 41 meals.
Next year if cooking for approximately the same amount the following would be a useful reference:
14 Pints soup
16 Swedes
Sack potatoes
2x 450g mince
Haggis we ordered for 45 people would have served 50
Coffee after the meal
Garry Budge thanked for piping in the haggis.

Ceilidh: 14 March 2015. The Whistling sheep will need access to the Hall @ 6pm.
Team will meet at the Hall at 10am to set up for the evening.
Alison will speak to John Davison and ask him whether he could produce a flyer advertising the Ceilidh, May Day sale and Village clean up day. (Alison spoke to John and he kindly agreed to do this at very short notice).
Raffle prizes needed.
Alison will order banqueting roll for tables.

Village Clean up Day: 11th April 2015 10-12am. Alison has spoken to the Council who will deliver equipment needed, and collect rubbish afterwards.

May Day Sale: 23 May 2015 10-12am
Tombola prizes needed.
Raffle prizes
Plants and books. Garry and Steve are able to run stall again. It was agreed to put gazebo up again as it draws attention to the sale.
Cakes needed for refreshment table
No charge for stall holders.
Entrance 1.00

Any Other Business: Violet suggested holding a Haiwian evening on the 4thJuly. People could bring their own drinks and we would provide food or have a pooled supper. This was provisionally booked and to be discussed in more detail at next meeting.

Date next meeting: 30 April 2015 @7pm.