PBN Committee Meeting Minutes
Thursday 11th July 2019, Volpa Office, Perth
Present: Olivia Robertson, Georgina Coleman,Tricia Fox, Caroline Mackintosh, Rebecca Ellwood
Apologies: Donna Bednarek, Jane Rennie, Megan Mailer
Minutes of 23rd may were approved.
Only one person had booked for Breakfast Network at Blend and there were no walk ins this time.
The Striving for Excellence talk by Molke was excellent. Unfortunately the lunch was not so good – in spite of requesting, there were no gluten free or vegan options. Georgina has complained to the café.
Nothing new to add
2019 dates for Breakfast Networking:
Friday 23rd August – Blend Café – Georgina to host
Monday 16th Sept – Costa Broxden – Rebecca to host
Friday 18th October – Blend Café – Olivia to host
Monday 18th November – Costa Inveralmond – Olivia to host
Striving for Excellence
Thursday 5th September 5.30pm – Catriona McInnes – AK Bell library – Tricia to host
Tuesday 26th November 5.30pm – Karen Reid – AK Bell library
Speakers required for Feb 2020 and May/June 2020
Ideas put forward were:
Ewan Macgregor’s mother from Crieff
Amanda Millar from Perth – Caroline to contact her
Kim Cameron from the Gin Bothy – Georgina to contact her
Lady Mansfield from Scone Palace – Tricia to contact her
An Edinburgh based entrepreneur selling tights – Tricia to find her
The Garden Party idea has been scrapped in favour of an ‘online square raffle. Rebecca to get the information required to get this up and running
All committee are required to go out and find prizes.
Olivia will donate a weekend in one of her holiday cottages.
This year’s charity is to be the PKAVS walled garden
6 people have joined since the last committee meeting. This was down to Megan’s digital marketing campaign.
We still need a list of members to cross check the renewals – Megan to liaise with Jane re this
The committee felt that the ‘Business’ part of our name was old fashioned and needs to change. There was a discussion around this.
It was agreed that further discussion was needed and also research from each committee member prior to talking further.
Tricia to send round a Doodle poll for a date in July/August to take this idea further
Nothing to add, other than the committee felt that Megan is doing a great job.
Rebecca Ellwood who works at Thorntons to liaise with Debbie Fellows and get this completed as soon as possible
Caroline still does not have full access to the bank account.
Caroline to chase this up with Olivia Pardoe
Date of next meeting:
Thursday 12th September, 5.30 Venue Costa Broxden
Future Committee meeting dates for the diary:
Thursday 7th November, 5.30 Venue TBC