2019 AGM – Save The Date

2019 AGM – Save The Date

You are invited to the 40th Annual General Meeting of the Sickle Cell Society.  We would be delighted and honoured to have your attendance at this event to be held as follows:

Date: Saturday 20 July 2019
Time: 10am – 4.30pm
Venue: Grand Connaught Rooms, 61-65 Great Queen Street, London, WC2B 5DA (5 minutes walk from Holborn Tube Station)

Please note registration is essential for catering purposes. Register online at https://scsagm2019.eventbrite.com to attend the event.

The morning session will be for members to consider statutory obligations and to consider adopting the minutes of the 39th AGM and the 2018/19 Annual Accounts.

As you probably know this is our 40th year as a charity.  We would be delighted therefore if you could join our celebration of 40 years serving the sickle cell community.  To this end we have an exciting and interesting afternoon that will include a Patient Education Seminar for patients, carers and other stakeholders.

We will be celebrating our 40th Anniversary. As a thank you to Sickle Cell Society Members, there will be an opportunity at the AGM to buy tickets in person for our Charity Fundraising 40th Anniversary Gala Ball at the Priority Booker Rate. This will be the last chance to buy at this specially reduced price without online booking fees. Payment must be in cash, cheque or internet banking

We will also be presenting various awards according to the instructions below.  Please submit any nominations to arrive no later than Friday 05th July 2019.

  1. Black on Black Awards – this award recognises creative work by a person with a sickle cell disorder. Nominations should be sent to the Society accompanied by the entry form; downloadable here: Black on Black Awards Entry Form
  2. Floella Benjamin Award – this award is presented to an individual or group who has made a significant contribution to sickle cell. Nominations should be sent in writing to the Society at info@sicklecellsociety.org
  3. Emmanuel Amuta Poetry Award – this award is in memory of Emmanuel Amuta and recognises creativity through poetry of young people living with sickle cell. For more details and how to enter click here

The minutes of the 39th AGM, audited accounts, and agenda will follow in due course, together with an agenda for our Patient Education event.

We look forward to seeing you at this important and celebratory event.