MINUTES OF MEETING HELD ON 4TH JUNE, 2017 AT GBC CLUB HOUSE

ATTENDANCE   
Name       Year     Name         Year 
Felix O. Larbi 1995 Stephen Essien 1995
Kwame Gyampo 1995 Francis Acheampong 1976
David Sackey 2003 Baaecho Albert A. 2001
Stephen Amedza Jnr. 2012 Opoku Agyemang Godfred 2012
Kwabena Aidoo (BMJ) 1981 Richard Aryeetey 1996
Roy Osei Debrah 1996 Ebenezer Sam-Pennie 1979
Giovanni C. Wilson-Sey 1995 Kwasi Amissah 1999
Emmuel Okai 1984 Joseph Nettey 1995
Frank Ampofo 1995 Isaac K. Sampa 1994/6
Nana Yaa Boatemaa Boafo 2011 Prince Appiah 1995
Rev. Nii Quaofio 1995 Emmanuel Owusu Kyei 1990
Bishop Opare Lokko 1984 Asamoah Femi Daniel 2011
Dominic Peasah 1990 Ebo Sam 1993
Bernard Buckman 2000 Godfred Okai Brako 2000
Ben Ayitey-Adjin 1981 Michael Attram 1995
Daniel K. Abossey 1974 Ben Owusu Ozone 2000
  • OPENING
    Meeting started at 4:00pm. Opening prayer was said by Godfred Opoku Agyemang 1GH.
  • The Vice president, Chairman Essien welcomed all members to the meeting. He informed the meeting that the president is out of the country and therefore had sought permission for his absence. Previous minutes was read and matters arising discussed.

MATTERS ARISING

Get-together / Adoption of columns fundraising
  • Chairman suggested we charge GH¢50.00 for the program, but the meeting came to a consensus that everything at the program is going to be free except alcoholic drinks which would be sold at an agreed price by the committee.
  • All year groups were advised to organize their contributions and present it at the event grounds.
  SPONSORS OF THE 1ST JULY, 2017 GET-TOGETHER / FUNDRAISING PROGRAM
1 Ground rent Snr. Daniel Abossey            GH¢750 Paid
2 Live Band Snr. Kwabena Aidoo BMJ Booked
3 Food Snr. Nene Korboe Arranged
4 Food Snr. Darko Boateng (BOG) Arranged
5 Water Snr. Kesse                         10 cartons
6 Water Mackenzie Acquah             10 cartons
7 Drinks Rev. Nii Quaofio                GH¢100 Paid
8 Drinks Frank Ampofo                    GH¢100
9 Drinks David Sackey                     GH¢100
10 Drinks Snr. Sampa K’dua              GH¢100
11 Drinks Snr. Adjin                         GH¢100 Paid
12 Drinks Giovanni Wilson Sey         GH¢300 Paid
13 Drinks Snr. Dominic Peasah         GH¢100
14 Banner Rev. Nii Quaofio               GH¢200 Paid
Black tie event

As agreed at the previous meeting, we will organize a formal dance party (ball) towards raising funds to support MPAH either in August or September, 2017 to pull old students who want to be associated with certain class. Date for the event will be communicated to the association in due course.

 

Anniversary cloth

The meeting reiterated on the agreed terms as outlined below:

  • The sale of the anniversary cloth is on pre-order basis
  • The anniversary cloth is priced at GH¢50.00 / yard  Minimum purchase is 2yards.
  • The design of the cloth will be reposted on the various platforms
  • Three uniform sowing designs will be presented in our next meeting to avoid unwarranted designs.
  • We only have 2 openings arrangements with the Printing House  May to end of June 2017 and July to end of August 2017.
  • THE MEETING AGREED THAT THERE WILL BE NO OPENING AGAIN BUT THE TWO.
  • The cloth will be won the anniversary day which 2nd December, 2017, the anniversary T-shirt is for any other day.
  • All monies for the clothes should be sent to Mobile Money numbers
  • Capone 0244681391
Educational and career awareness / counseling program

The meeting agreed that as part of the activities towards the 50th anniversary, we organize an educational and career awareness / counselling program for the school. BMJ added that old students who are up there should be encouraged to partake and inspire the students on campus.

  • As part of the 50th anniversary program, BMJ promised that God willingly we shall experience more than a spectacular fireworks which will exceeding what we had last year home coming.
  • BMJ suggested we get some chicks to be given to an old boy at Koforidua for raising so that we can use it in preparing our get-together sittings during the 50th anniversary.
  • The meeting also agreed to pop 50 bottles of champagne at the anniversary day to signify the 50 years of the school to which Snr. Adjin promised to sponsor 10 bottles.
Coordinators’ Meeting

The executive had realized that some of the year group coordinators are not leaving up to expectation as information gathered indicates that year group members are not in abreast with most of the activities we organized. Chairman Essien said on the return of the president, they will organize e-meeting with the coordinators to relay their displeasure and also set new guidelines for the coordinators.

The following people have pledged to sponsor banners for publicity towards the 50th anniversary:

Kwabena Aidoo BMJ            –         2 Banners

Aryetey Adjin                    –         1 Banner

Baaecho Albert A.              –         Many as he can

Stephen Essien                   –         1 Banner

Ebo Sam                            –         1 Banner

Joseph Nettey                    –         1 Banner

 

Other matters

BMJ enquired about Cosmos Energy wanting to sponsor the refurbishment of the school laboratories. Chairman Essien promised to follow up and brief the meeting.

Silver collection – GH¢312.00.

The meeting agreed to send a donation of GH¢200.00 to the Science and Mathematics quiz at University of Ghana, Legon campus to support their upkeep.

 

CLOSING

Meeting came to a close at 6:00pm with a closing prayer by Rev. Nii Quaofio after which the school anthem was sang, “Mmerimma mma” Abusa Kese3!.

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