April 12, 2017 – Kenneth Hicks has given a talk about Brannon’s engravings at the Yelf’s Hotel in front of 15 participants and raised £78 for HRS fund.
March 30, 2017 – The Night Quizz at Yelf’s Hotel had 34 participants and raised £152, with £50 raised only from Rafflle. After paying Yelf’s £30 and £10 for the prize, £112 is the total amount for HRS fund.
March 25, 2017 – The Collectors Fair organised by Jerry Bryett raised £175. Thanks to John King who manned the door and the Masonic Hall entrance and to Gillian Drewett and Brian Harris for manning the kitchen.
March 8, 2017 – Jo Cooper has given a talk about the childhood memories from her time growing up on the Isle of Wight between 1950s-1960s, which was attended by 28 people and was a good laugh. Ticket sales raised £164 , raffle tickets £40 and donation of £4 from two book sales for the HRS fund.
February 23, 2017 – Despite Hurricane Doris, the NightQuiz at Yelf’s Hotel had 29 people . Takings were £126, so after £30 to Yelf’s and £10 prize we made £86 profit for the HRS fund.
January 26, 2017 – The Night Quizz held at Yelf’s Hotel had 43 participants and raised £172 for the HRS fund, after paying Yelf’s £30. Thanks to Alan Brading who helped raising £63 with the raffle and to the other members who donated the £10 prize.
January 12, 2017 – John Matthews has given a talk in front of over 20 people about Jabez Balfour, probably the greatest financial fraudster in British history, and his unfulfilled plans for Bembridge. The event has helped raising £114 for the HRS fund.