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YULETIDE SUPPER -  Friday 11th December 


The Hunt Supporters Yuletide Supper will take place in Meavy Village Hall on Friday 11th  December, 2015.  Time: 7 for 7.30pm.  Licensed Bar.  Cost: £12.50 to include a glass of mulled wine and food.  Children under 10 - £6. 

Tickets available from Lucy Balmer - email: lucy.dingleybalmer@tiscali.co.uk, or any member of the Hunt Supporters Committee.




The Show Date : Sunday 24th April 2016
Organising the Show is a big job and the load has fallen on one or two people in recent years.  To enable the Show to go ahead in 2016 the load MUST be shared and there are many tasks that need volunteers to take on.  The tasks are:
1) Raising Sponsorship and managing Trade Stands
2) Trophy Collection 
3) Application for Bar License
4) Arrange first aid cover - previously St Johns, this will require Risk Assessment.
5) Webmaster - update the show website with news of show, add new sponsors to the site and type up results after the show.
6) Advertising - newspapers, websites and social media
7) Food Tent - including purchasing of food and hire of any cooking equipment ie. griddle
8) Bar Tent - including purchasing of supplies
9) PA System : arrange hire, collection, setting up on the day and returning after
10) Toilets : Hire of toilets
11) Arrange with Spooner's Pony Club for use of their show jumps. Collect for the show, set out and return after show.
12) Help with collecting, setting up and returning WH jumps
13) Gymkhana
14) Collect posts, rope, orange, tables, chairs and signs from Point to Point course and return after show.
15) Collect tents/marque and return after show
16) Help mark out show ground, rope out and drop posts
17) Admin - printing entry forms and all other forms required for entries tent on the day
18) General Help on the day - car/lorry parking, stewards, runners, entries tent, public address
There will also be a need for the usual working parties leading up to the show and on the day......
Anyone interested in volunteering for any of the tasks above, please email valtreadwell@aol.com  There will be a date proposed before Christmas for a meeting of all volunteers, so that the above tasks can be discussed in more detail together with a handover of any useful information.

Many hands make light work.