Aims & Objectives
The aims and objectives are to promote friendship amongst members of the
Club, and any other activities for their mutual benefit.
2nd & 4th WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH
10.00am for 10.30am
at the VINE HOTEL, Drummond Road, Skegness.
RULES (Revised 1/2010)
1. TITLE. The Club shall be called 'THE PROBUS CLUB OF SKEGNESS'
2. CONSTITUTION. There shall be a President, Immediate past President, Senior Vice
President, Junior Vice President, Secretary, Assistant Secretary, Treasurer, Assistant
Treasurer and Almoner.
The affairs of the Club shall be managed by a Committee of these Officers and six others, to
serve in office for one year commencing after the Annual General Meeting.
Six members shall constitute a quorum. The Committee shall have the power to co-opt a
member should this be necessary. Members are encouraged at all times to consider offering
themselves to serve as Officers or Committee Members. Nominations must be handed to the
Secretary duly proposed and seconded at least 14 days before an Annual General Meeting.
3. MEMBERSHIP & QUALIFICATION. The total membership of the Club, unless otherwise
determined at the Annual General Meeting, shall be limited to ninety, excluding any Honorary
Membership shall be open to retired Professional and Businessmen who reside within the
Skegness and District area. Every applicant for membership shall complete the official
application form for consideration by the Committee, and shall be sponsored by a Proposer
and Seconder, who shall be existing and fully paid-up members of the Club, and who shall
sign and countersign such application. The Committee may in its absolute discretion, and
without being called upon to give the reasons for the exercise of such discretion, reject any
application for membership, either before or after the interview with the applicant concerned,
provided however that such rejection (without prejudice to the operation otherwise of a
quorum under Rule 2 hereof) shall be that of a full Committee.
4. MEETINGS. The Annual General Meeting will be held at the last meeting in January of each
year, and at least two weeks’ notice of such a meeting shall be given to the members. The
Secretary shall call a Special General Meeting on the written request of not less than ten
members, and shall give to members at least two weeks’ notice of such a meeting. Voting at
all meetings shall be by a show of hands or by ballot if demanded by not less than six
members. In the event of an equal division of votes, the President or his appointee shall have
a casting vote.
5. SUBSCRIPTIONS. The joining subscription and annual subscription shall be determined at
the Annual General Meeting. This will be due and payable at this meeting. If the Annual
subscription is not paid by March 1st, of that year, the membership will automatically lapse.
Members who have reached the age of 89 at an Annual General Meeting will become
Honorary Members at that Annual General Meeting and not liable to pay any further annual
subscriptions. The cost of ties, lapel and name badges shall be determined at the Annual
6. ACCOUNTS. All Club monies shall be paid into The Probus Bank Account, and the
signatories will be any two of the following officers, Treasurer, Assistant Treasurer and
An Income and Expenditure Account for the period to the end of December shall be prepared
and presented for approval at the Annual General Meeting, after Independent Assessment by
a Professional Accounting Body appointed at the previous Annual General Meeting.
7. VISITORS. The Committee shall determine the admission of visitors.
The Men’s Probus Club of Skegness can be contacted via the Secretary, Mike Adams
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