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Weekly Update

Week of 17-09-2018






Derbyshire YFC Weekly Update!




If any members are unable to attend the next round of a competition please let Jane know asap




This week!




Club and Regional AGM’s - Please return the club/regional officer form to


County Office asap following the AGM, copy attached along with a copy of the


reference form.  If you have received this update and are no longer the club


chairman or secretary then please ask the retiring secretary to inform


county office of the new officers asap!




Charity Skydive – on Sunday 30th September Lucy Etches, our County Chairman,


will be jumping out of a plane to raise funds for Derbyshire YFC.  A


sponsorship form is attached for you to encourage your club members to


support Lucy.  Donations can also be made on the just giving page




Vision 2023 – Last chance to complete NFYFC’s survey as part of the


Vision:2023.  The survey is focused on what YFC members’ value about the


organisation.  The deadline for responses is Wednesday 19th September and


the results will be shared during National Young Farmers’ Week.




County Dinner and Dance - menu choices are required by Thursday 20th


September.  An order form is attached please forward along with payment to


Rose Smyth.  Members under the age of 18 need to complete the attached


parental consent form and forward along with the order form




Members Member Award – nomination forms required by Friday 28th September.




Club Officer Recognition - nominations for the Club Chairman, Club Secretary


and Club Treasurer of the year awards is required by Friday 28th September.




Club Officer Training Day on Sunday 14th October at Mount Cook Adventure


Centre, Middleton by Wirksworth, DE4 4LS from 9.45am.  Please complete


attached form and return to county office by Sunday 23rd September.




Other Organisations




YFC Forthcoming Dates !              




The NFYFC final of the Cookery – Saturday 29th September, 2018 and Floral


Art – Junior, Intermediate and Senior – Sunday, 30th September, 2018.  All


Competitions will be held at the Autumn Festival, Three Counties Showground,


Malvern, Worcestershire, WR13 6NW




County Committee AGM’s Thursday 4th October




National Young Farmer Week is Monday 8th – Friday 12th October




East Midlands Area Committee meeting Monday 8th October




Executive Committee Meeting Thursday 11th October




Ashover YFC Harvest Supper on Friday 12th October




Buxton YFC Winking Man Do on Friday 12th October




British National Ploughing Championships 13th – 14th October at Austrey,


near Atherstone, Warwickshire




County Dinner and Dance on Saturday 20th October at the Palace Hotel, Buxton


NFYFC Council Weekend on Saturday 20th/Sunday 21st October




North East Derbyshire Ploughing Match on Wednesday 24th October at Span Carr




Staffs YFC Spooktacular Ball on Saturday 27th October - Pirelli at Burton


Albion.  Tickets on sale via Ticketsource.co.uk




Dress code: Black tie / evening dress.   Strictly NO under 18's - current


membership cards required plus other ID.




Farmers Harvest Festival on Sunday 28th October 2.30pm at the Agricultural


Business Centre, Bakewell




Enderby YFC annual Halloween doo on Friday 2nd November




Sports Day on Sunday 4th November –Wirksworth Leisure Centre (TBC)




Derby YFC Snow Ball Saturday 10th November – The Bentley Brook Inn




North West Christmas Ball Friday 14th December Pavilion Gardens, Buxton SK17






#YFCSki19 – Saturday 5th–Saturday 12th January 2019, Belle Plagne, France




Please note the Derbyshire YFC website is:


<http://www.derbyshireyfc.org.uk> http://www.derbyshireyfc.org.uk  and the


NFYFC website is:  <http://www.nfyfc.org.uk> http://www.nfyfc.org.uk




 Jane Smith




County Administrator




Derbyshire Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs




 <http://www.derbyshireyfc.org.uk/> www.derbyshireyfc.org.uk




 Office Hours:




Monday and Thursday 10.30 am – 4.30 pm




Thursday 8.00 pm – 10.00 pm




Friday 2.00 pm – 4.00 pm