British Club members attend annual general meeting

Twink Gates-Zimdar, Publicity

It was Guy Fawkes day, Tuesday, Nov. 5 when twenty-one members attended the AGM breakfast at 8:30 a.m., held in the Catalina Room at SaddleBrooke TWO. After a delicious breakfast, President David Taylor announced the commencement of the AGM (Annual General Meeting). Reports were heard from each of the board members then nominations were announced for the new board. The new board members elected are: President, David Taylor; Treasurer, Peter Godfrey; Vice President, Open, Secretary, Enid Fowler; and Membership Chair, Joan Reichert. Committee Chairpersons: Publicity and Newsletter Editor, Twink Gates-Zimdar; Members at Large, Ethel Willmot, Cindy O’Connell, and Twink Gates-Zimdar.

Following the successful election of board members, the meeting adjourned.

Every second and fourth Friday of the month the British Club have a social event in the bar area at SaddleBrooke Clubhouse which includes the following activities: canasta, Mexican Train and maybe bridge from 1 p.m. until around 4 p.m. This is followed by a social hour and a bar meal.

For membership information contact: Joan Reichert 720-375-5516, nanny471055@gmail.com.

Membership is open to any person who was born in Britain or The Commonwealth or holds or has previously held a British passport, and is a current homeowner of either SaddleBrooke One, SaddleBrooke TWO, or SaddleBrooke Ranch.

The member’s spouse or partner may be of any national origin.

The British Club now has 32 members from the following hometowns.

England: London, Brighton, Bradford – West Yorkshire, Coventry, Cambridge, Didsbury (Manchester), Battle – Sussex, Dingle and Atherton – Liverpool, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, Louth and Uttersby – Lincolnshire. Felixstowe, Bristol, Cowley – Oxford, Ashbourne – Derbyshire, Southsea – Hampshire, Wigan, Leeds and Newbury, Berkshire Nr. Highclere Castle (Downton Abbey).

Wales: Blaenavon, Swansea – Glamorgan

Canada: Rossland – British Columbia, Calgary – Alberta, Sault St. Marie – Ontario, France: Loches, Loire Valley

U.S.A.: California – San Francisco, King City, Yorba Linda, Chicago; Massachusetts – Needham; New Jersey – Nutley; Montana – Billings; West Virginia – Elkins, Beverley.