April 21, 2009
Chamber of Trade to hold annual general meeting
Chamber Of Trade will be holding its annual general meeting this
evening, Tuesday April 21st.
meeting will be held in the upstairs function room of the Somerset
& Dorset public house in the High Street and will be open
to all businesses in the town.
include Lucy Gregory from Sedgemoor District Council, who will
speak about the town's Retail Watch scheme.
Meredith from Avon & Somerset Police will talk about crime
prevention and Sgt Ian Kennett will encourage local businesses
to attend the next Burnham PACT this Thursday (April 23rd).
Also, Phil New from the Highbridge & Burnham Carnival Association
will talk about plans for the 2009 carnival.
the start of the meeting, winners of the spot the odd item in
the window competition will be announced and presented with their
business of the meeting will be to receive a report from the committee
of activities in 2008/2009; to receive accounts for the year ending
31/3/2009 and to elect committee for 2009/2010. Anyone wishing
to join the committee should contact the Chamber as soon as possible.
Chairman Alex Turco said: "Crime during a recession is a
concern to many businesses and so we have brought together a number
of speakers to deal with crime prevention."
"In my final meeting as Chairman we shall also look back
at a very successful year and look forward to the opportunities
of the future. We look forward to welcoming as many businesses
Chamber of Trade website