Last Wednesday evening the Thurles Camera Club held their Annual General Meeting at Hayes Hotel, Liberty Square, Thurles. Chairman Neil Ryan welcomed the large gathering of Club Members. The meeting was very constructive with all outgoing officers giving very detailed reports on the clubs activities over the past year.
The election of officers for the 2008/9 season took place following some discussion from members of the floor, and the following officers were unanimously elected to office.
- Chairman: Neil Ryan
- Vice-chairman: Jim Troy
- Secretary: Sarah. Morris
- Treasurer: Liam Perkins
- P.R.O.: Chris Fahy Commane
Wednesday next, October 22nd, Mr John Grimes from Limerick & District Photographic Society will judge Thurles Camera Club’s first club competition The theme of this competition is “Natural Light”.
On Wednesday October 29th the Club will be privileged to welcome the Irish Photographic Federation’s President Mr. Mark Sedgwick. Mark will give a presentation to the members on acquiring Photographic Distinctions. On that night the meeting will commence one hour earlier at 7.30pm. This is an event not be missed, especially by members who have an interest in going forward for a photographic distinction in the near future.
Neil Ryan Chairman, in accepting his post for the coming year, pointed out that new members are always welcome to join the club, regardless of their photographic ability or the camera equipment they currently own and use. “The purpose of the club is to foster and share photographic knowledge” Neil stated.
Club Venue: The Haye’s Hotel, Liberty Square, Thurles, Co.Tipperary.
Meeting Time: 8.30pm each Wednesday.