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Weekly Update

Week of 17-09-2018

 

CHAIRMAN/ SECRETARY NEED TO READ OUT THE WEEKLY UPATE! 

 

 

 

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

 

6BE

 

 

 

#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