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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the 9th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Bumblebee Conservation Trust will be held on Saturday 05 December 2015 at the Clifton Pavilion, Bristol Zoo Gardens, Bristol. We will be holding a Members’ Day at the same time as our AGM and would be delighted if our members could join us.
If you are not local to Bristol, please click here for travel information and details of a discount offered by Clifton Hotels.
The theme of this year’s Members’ Day is Volunteering . It will be a full-day event and lunch will be provided.
Booking is essential and there are only a few spaces remaining! Please scroll down for full details, or click here to go straight to the booking form.
Please click here to view full details on how to cast your vote in advance of the AGM.
Click here to download a copy of the programme (PDF)
BOOKING YOUR PLACE
You must be a fully-paid up member of the Trust to attend the AGM and Members’ Day.
To book your place, please click here to complete the online booking form or please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01786 594 130.If you are a registered Volunteer and would like to attend, please contact us (email@example.com; 01786 594 129).
We would like to ask all attendees to donate the suggested amount of £15.00 to help us cover the cost of the event.
If you would like to make a donation, please either:
Send a cheque (addressed to 'Bumblebee Conservation Trust') to: Bumblebee Conservation Trust, Beta Centre, Stirling University Innovation Park, Stirling, FK9 4NF. Please include your member number;
Call us on 01786 594 130 to donate by debit/credit card;
Or donate on the day (*Please note we can only accept cheque or cash at the venue*).
MEMBER RESOLUTIONS & VOTING REGULATIONS
The voting regulations are laid out in full in the BBCT Memorandum and Articles of Association.
Only fully paid-up members of the Trust are entitled to vote on the resolutions that will be passed at the AGM (Article 16).
Any organisation that is a member of the Charity may nominate a person to act as their representative at the meeting and will be entitled to one vote (Article 18).
If you wish to propose the appointment of a Director to the Board, you must submit a written notice to the Trust by the deadline of 17:00 hrs on Friday 20 November 2015; this must include your name, your signature, your membership number and the full contact details and signature of the person who is to be proposed.
If you wish to propose a resolution, or the addition of any other business under Agenda Item 6 of the Programme, you must give notice to the Trust by the deadline of 17:00 hrs on Friday 20 November 2015.
All notices must be submitted to: Jen McLean, Administrator, Bumblebee Conservation Trust, Beta Centre, Stirling University Innovation Park, Stirling, FK9 4NF.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details or call 01786 594 133.
CASTING YOUR VOTE
Please click here to view full details on how to cast your proxy vote in advance of the AGM. Please note that voting will take place in adcance of the AGM, from 12 pm on Monday 23 November until 5 pm on Wednesday 02 December 2015.
“Bumblebees are one of the most endearing insect visitors to any garden. Their furry, colourful bodies and clumsy flight always raise a smile, but they also do an essential job. Without their pollination services many flowers would produce no seeds, and fruit and vegetable yields would suffer.”