reporter Jonathan White, Wistaston
Wistaston Jubilee Tennis Club (WJTC) held their Annual General Meeting in the tennis pavilion on Wednesday 29th January 2014.
The Chairman Alastair Bain welcomed the fifteen present and announced that he was standing down as Chairman at this meeting.
The Membership Secretary Bill Heath reported that there had been 114 members compared with 93 in the previous year. He was pleased to announce that there were now 29 junior members.
The Club Captain Tony Mason reported on the teams in the Slazenger South & Mid Cheshire Tennis League. The 'A' team finished as Champions of Division 3 of the Summer league. The 'B' team finished fourth in Division 4 and the 'C' team finished third in Division 5.
Club sessions continue to be well attended on Monday and Wednesday evenings and Sunday afternoons. The senior morning sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays are most successful.
The Treasurer Bill Heath reported that the Club was in a strong financial position. The courts will be repainted during the Spring.
The Election of Officers and Committee for 2014 resulted:
-President - Alice Chalwin
-Vice President - Diane Mayman
-Acting Chairman - Bill Heath
-Vice Chairman - Margaret Maddock
-Secretary - Chris Raiswell
-Treasurer and Membership Secretary - Bill Heath
-Club Captain - Tony Mason
-Grounds Coordinators - Tony Mason and Bill Heath
-Memorial Hall Delegate - John White
-Press Officer - Alice Chalwin
-Junior representative - George Raiswell
-Co-opted members - Carole Kearns, Ben Reinhardt and Adrian Dunning.
It was agreed to increase the membership fees by a small amount.
Two men's teams will be entered into the Summer league.