AGM 2019

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The registered charity Eco Hvar will be holding its 7th Annual General Meeting on
Saturday 27th June 2020 at 10:00 in the Cafe Splendid on Jelsa's main square.
AGENDA
1. Welcome. Number of attendees noted, selection of the Meeting Secretary.
2. Adoption of the Minutes from the 6th AGM.
3. Review of Eco Hvar's activities during 2019.
4. Adoption of the Charity's financial report for 2019.
5. Outline of the Charity's programme for 2020.
6. Any other business.
 
To raise matters under Item 6 'Any other business', please send your suggestions by email, before Friday 26th June: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
The meeting will be conducted in Croatian, with translation into English if required.
The meeting is open to all.
Eco Hvar supporters can notify their intention to attend, give apologies for absence by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
 
 
Pitve, 19.06.2020.
Vivian Grisogono MA(Oxon),
President, Eco Hvar
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