Creativity is the ability to introduce order into the randomness of nature. - Eric Hoffer
Recap of the Annual General Meeting
Wednesday, June 10th, 2015
Approximately 100 people attended the Team Cornwall Annual General Meeting today at the Ramada Hotel. Many were anxious to learn about the 2015 International Plowing Match from guest speaker Jim Brownell. A recap of Mr. Brownell’s presentation can be found here.
Chair Peter Gault started the meeting by talking about the achievement of the Team Cornwall members over the past several months. Most notably, the Team Cornwall Bursary Program has been expanded. The bursary program offers numerous bursaries to Cornwall students for community service, academic excellence and also offers awards to students attending the St. Lawrence College in Cornwall. The increase in the size of the bursary program is an important way to help expand the horizons of local students.
Treasurer Paul Desnoyers presented the 2014 Financial Statements for Team Cornwall noting that the organization produced a $69,000 operating surplus.
A new Board of Directors was elected to Team Cornwall and announced at the AGM. The new board is a mix of returning and new members. The 2015 Board of Directors will be made up of the following members:
The meeting wrapped up with information about upcoming events, including the Team Cornwall Golf Tour on September 9th. Members are encouraged to take photos of them representing Cornwall as they travel this summer.