Otago Multiple Sclerosis Society

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Annual Subscription Due for 2018

This is a friendly reminder to all of our clients, members and friends of our Society that your Annual Subscription to our Society is now due for the 2018 year.  Please see the subscription form on our resources page. Should you wish to pay your subscription via internet banking bank details are on the form. Please note new bank acount details.
Thankyou for your continued support.



 

Otago Multiple Sclerosis Society AGM 2018

As you will all be aware by now, the AGM was successfully held at 8 Baker Street on the 20th of January 2018.  An Election of Officers was held for all positions producing a new Committee of 10 Members, President and Vice President.  There were 47 people at the AGM which is a record number. 

Malcolm Rickerby, the National President of the Multiple Sclerosis Society chaired the Meeting and spoke on the National activities and future direction of the National Office.  We are pleased to introduce the new Committee as:

Bronwyn Wylie-Gibb (President), and Michael Harrison (Vice President) with Allan Teviotdale, Lenore White, Glenys Forsyth, Arralyn Ibbotson, Michael Palmer, Gavin Mead, Michelle Smith, Shirley Smeaton, Judy Cook and Brian Murphy as Executive Committee Members. 

The new Committee have created several Sub Committees including -
Funding, Grants and Promotions
Assets - including Building, Rentals and Vehicles
Treasurer
Finances - including Budgets, Supervision of Accounting Practices and Reports
IT Services and Social Media
Staff Employment and Current Staff

We look forward to a strong and happy year in 2018 and will endeavor to keep you all posted
with updates.

OTAGO MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS PRESENCE AT OTAGO MUSEUM, SATURDAY 10 MARCH, SUPPORTING "BRAIN AWARENESS WEEK"

The Society will be at the Otago Museum (first floor) on Saturday, 10 March, during Brain Awareness Week and will be promoting the aims of the Society.  Annual Memberships for 2018 will be available ($30 Individual; $50 Family and $100 Corporate).  Please feel free to come and chat with us from 10am through until 5pm that day :)

'BANGERS TO BLUFF" EVENT - Friday afternoon, 20 April,

at Mitre10 Mega Carpark

The OMSS will be hosting the Halfmoon Bay Rotary Club who have mastheaded the Multiple Sclerosis Societies within New Zealand and the Hope Foundation as it's two main charities to support this year with their famous "Bangers to Bluff" car rally which leaves Auckland on the 10th of April, visiting MS Regions on the way with the societies hosting events.  The OMSS will host a Barbeque and Stall with an area roped off (by the trailer bay at Mitre10 Mega on Friday afternoon, 20 April 2018 with 15 old cars and their travellers arriving around 2.30pm on that day.
Please come and buy a sausage to show our support!   These cars will be auctioned off in Invercargill later in the week, with proceeds being shared between the Charities!  Good on you, Halfmoon Bay Rotary!

FUNDRAISING VIA "Z" Service Station, Andy Bay

We are asking that Members and friends of the Otago Multiple Sclerosis Society, use the "Z" Service Station in Andersons Bay, South Dunedin, to fill up their cars during the month of May!
The "Z"GoodintheHood Annual Community Funding Programme has included OMSS as one of its promoted Charities.  You can purchase your Petrol and Vote for OMSS during May!  This may well obtain funding for the Society's Operational Costs with ongoing support to Members, if we get enough votes!  Please Help Us :)
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