Matlock Hard of Hearing Club has been going for over 40 years and is the only one in the area. There is a membership of approx. 50, and usually around 35 - 40 attend providing an important group for many people. The Club is currently looking for a new Secretary and Treasurer. Without both of these roles, unfortunately the club will have to close.

The club meets once a month on the first Monday, except when it's a bank holiday, then it's the second Monday.

They have speakers for about 7 meetings. On others they have outings, one for a whole day, two half days, one is a mystery tour plus a WI tea somewhere, one is Christmas lunch another is a strawberry tea.

Several members are 'hearing' - the club is allowed to have a certain percentage.

Here is more information about the roles:

Treasurer

  • Keep a record of the finances of the club.
  • Make Grant Funding applications for the club.
  • Report into committee meetings.
  • Make sure the club has the right financial procedures in place.


Secretary:-

  • Take minutes in club committee meetings.
  • Keep file of past minutes and reports.
  • Lets people know when and where the next meeting is and what it is about.
  • Helps to prepare agendas for meetings with the Chairperson.
  • Writes and receives letters on behalf of the group.
  • Keeps a record of membership.

Fore more information, please contact Irene Brown on irene525cb@yahoo.com