Allen House, Wetmore Road, Burton upon Trent, Staffs.
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To: VMCC SECTION SECRETARIES/VMCC MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Date: 4th December 2019
Re: December Section Secretaries Newsletter
CURRENT VMCC MEMBERSHIP- 14307
Journal Submission Deadlines
February 2020 Deadline – Wednesday 1st January 2020
March 2020 Deadline – Saturday 1st February 2020
Annual General Meeting
The 2020 AGM will take place at the National Motorcycle Museum, Coventry Road, Solihull, West Midlands. B92 0EJ on Sunday 1st March 2020 at 11am.
Calendar of Events
These booklets are currently being printed and we hope to receive them in the office on Thursday 19th December and will be dispatched immediately to sections for distribution to members before the office closes for Christmas.
A heartfelt thank you to everyone who kindly toiled for hours inputting all the dates, descriptions and contact details of all their section events into the portal which enables us to produce this booklet, and to Reg Eyre for sifting the low powered events from the entire events list.
Year End Accounts
The statutory accounts will be available on application from the office on Tuesday 17th December 2019. They will also be available electronically by email or if a hard copy is required please send an A4 SAE with your request. Please contact Steven Martin SMartin@vmcc.net at Allen House for a copy.
VMCC Christmas and New Year Information
Advance notice that the office will close at 1pm on Tuesday 24th December and reopen on Thursday 2nd January 2020. The office will also be closed on Friday afternoon 6th December for the combined volunteers and staff Christmas party.
On behalf of everyone at Allen house, we wish all the members a Happy Christmas and a Prosperous New Year.
Library Closure Dates
As in previous years the library had an annual closure for auditing, cataloguing and catching up with sorting through all the various material in the Library and Archive. We are not planning to close the Library until March 2020. The library is planned to close from Monday 2nd March until the 16th March 2020 for their annual audit.
The 18th Annual Vintage Training Days
Following the repeated success story of the popular training days at Curborough Sprint Course. The dates for 2020 are 4th April and 5th September 2020. Come along and try vintage hand change machines, kindly supplied by fellow club members. If you are travelling quite a distance, there is also the option to camp on site. These make ideal gifts for Christmas, Birthdays or Father’s day
VMCC Scarborough Touring Week 2020
The dates for the Scarborough Touring week are 19th June to 26th June 2020. Entry forms will be available in January by contacting Allen House.
VMCC Festival of 1000 Bikes 11th and 12th July 2020
Entry forms for the 2020 VMCC Festival of 1000 bikes will be available to download from the website at the end of December or on request from the VMCC office.
Section Stands in The Avenue of Clubs
For sections wishing to book section display space in the avenue of clubs, can you contact the office or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and a booking form. Please ensure that the booking form is returned ASAP but certainly no later than 27/3/20 to assist with the planning of the event.
VMCC Banbury Run 2020
We are again planning to hold a run open to all VMCC eligible machines on the Saturday 30th May 2020 leaving from Gaydon in the morning and returning late in the afternoon. We hope to be able to offer camping for the Friday evening through to the Sunday so members can make a full weekend of the activities and enjoy the Banbury Run, autojumble and museum. If you are interested please contact the office or email email@example.com
Entry forms for the 2020 Banbury Run will be available from the 6th January 2020, visit www.banbury-run.co.uk Prices for the event have also been reduced; the new price is now £39, with entry for Veterans reduced to £35.
April Stafford Show
This year’s show will be held on the 25th – 26th April 2020 and we are appealing for machines to display on the VMCC stand. The show theme is 1940’s, if you have a machine (especially from this period) if you wish to help with the club display and can spare a few hours to help man the stand over the weekend please email details and images to firstname.lastname@example.org (Closing date 1st Feb 2020)
Safe Riding for those who are brave to venture out this time of year