Newsletter Summer 2015
Remember: Ram regsitrations due 1-19 July 2015 for official sale
This is a quick newsletter to remind you about important and up and coming events and notifications.
We welcome our new secretary Delyth Williams and wish her all the best as she tries to find her feet and continue the great work started by our outgoing secretary Haf Hughes. We wish Haf well and thank her for her hard work during this past year.
Ram Registration 2015
Ram registration forms will be accepted until 10th JULY 2015 for rams to be entered into the Show & Sale. Correct information as stated on the registration form must be provided.
The registration fee will be £20-00 per ram.
NO RAM REGISTRATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER THIS DATE FOR THIS PURPOSE.
All ram registration forms must be received through the post with the correct registration fee. A list of new registrations will be printed on the website and a ram certificate will be issued for each ram. Please bear in mind the breed type.
Annual Show and Sale, LLANBYDDER Saturday AUGUST 22rd 2015
All entry forms are available on the website or use the enclosed forms and send them to the Secretary with the correct fee.
Friday 24th July 2015 is the closing date for entries (Friday after the Royal Welsh), please be prompt as the draw for the show and sale order is that weekend.
Annual Elections to Working Commmittee
Each year four committee members retire by rotation, this year (Mr Gareth Evans, Mrs Maggie Wilson, Mr Lawrence Jones & Mr Pete Ebbsworth).
The society welcomes nominations for new and established members for the committee, to help the sheep breed, that we all love, thrive.
Anyone wishing to stand for election (or re-election) should request a form from the secretary to be completed with a proposer & seconder. The deadline for nomination forms is 5th September 2015. This date allows for any necessary arrangements for voting by proxy for the AGM.
Reminder for ordering tags for ram & ewe lambs 2015
Year letter for 2015 crop of lambs will be W.
It would also be of great help if your LLANWENOG SHEEP SOCIETY FLOCK NUMBER could be included on the tags as well as your UK flock number e.g.UK12345 ‘666’ S012.
Dates for your diaries:
1st - 10th July 2015 – Ram Registrations. If you want to sell Rams at the official Show & Sale the relevant forms and payment MUST be received within these deadlines.
Monday 20th - Thursday 23rd July 2015 - Royal Welsh Show at Builth Wells. For Schedules contact The Show Office on 01982 554403.
Friday 24th July 2015 - Deadline for Entries for Official Show & Sale.
Saturday 22rd August 2015 - Annual Show and Sale at Llanybydder.
1st September 2015 – Closing date for the Flock Competition.
1st - 7th September 2015 – Ram Registrations.
1st September 2015 - Closing date for the Photographic Competition.
1st September 2015 – Closing date for Dates of events to be included in the 2015 Calendar.
18th September 2015 – Closing date for the Flock Returns and Show Success results.
Please ensure your membership fees of £20 are paid on or before 1st October 2015.
Saturday 7th November 2014. ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING AND DINNER.
Flock Visit – TBA
Venue for dinner – TBA
I would like to thank everybody for their kindness and patience during a difficult year.