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Wasn't advertised on Twitter. 

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I have it on my calendar so I guess at some point I heard about it.

Haven't gone this year. The members forum late last year covered everything I used to go along to AGM to hear.

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What? I had no idea it was on tonight. I was thinking  just today it must be soon.

Where was the communication? No email. Nothing that I saw on the MFC site. 

I had planned to go. Ironically  was going to ask about their poor communication and what strategies they had to improve it.

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4 minutes ago, binman said:

What? I had no idea it was on tonight. I was thinking  just today it must be soon.

Where was the communication? No email. Nothing that I saw on the MFC site. 

I had planned to go. Ironically  was going to ask about their poor communication and what strategies they had to improve it.

It was advertised, refer to lord nevs' post and I also read about it. I also recall some on this site complaining that it was being held so late.

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1 hour ago, Gorgoroth said:

For once we are throwing out our ambitions publicly. I approve. 
 

So do I. It gives the club nowhere to hide. About time we had the sack to ante-up.

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2 hours ago, Whispering_Jack said:

Apparently, the MFC Annual General Meeting is officially underway at the MCG.

Do people still go?

 

Over 52,200 members didn’t go. Smallest AGM in years yet, we had highest membership last year. 😳

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1 hour ago, binman said:

What? I had no idea it was on tonight. I was thinking  just today it must be soon.

Where was the communication? No email. Nothing that I saw on the MFC site. 

I had planned to go. Ironically  was going to ask about their poor communication and what strategies they had to improve it.

I got up and spoke about the very same thing. Nothing on the Club official Ap. 🤬

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2 hours ago, Lord Nev said:

That was two months ago! No wonder hardly anybody turned up! Nothing posted in the last fortnight that I saw. 🤬

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3 hours ago, Lord Nev said:

Sorry nev, I am not having a crack at you here, but this was posted back in December. Over the past month or few weeks there has been no advertising reminder or any notice in the past week.

Sorry but this is incredibly poor communication by the club. For us to be a success club on and off the field it's the small things like this that we still have a long way to go, and need to get right first.

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Just now, dazzledavey36 said:

Sorry nev, I am not having a crack at you here, but this was posted back in December. Over the past month or few weeks there has been no advertising reminder or any notice in the past week.

Sorry but this is incredibly poor communication by the club. For us to be a success club on and off the field it's the small things like this that we still have a long way to go, and need to get right first.

Nah not at all mate, didn't take it as a crack and I agree it's been swept under the rug a little bit seemingly.

Not sure if that's due to everything else going on PR wise, if they thought we'd just remember or they just didn't really want to push it.

TBF not a lot of people usually go though.

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15 minutes ago, dazzledavey36 said:

Sorry nev, I am not having a crack at you here, but this was posted back in December. Over the past month or few weeks there has been no advertising reminder or any notice in the past week.

Sorry but this is incredibly poor communication by the club. For us to be a success club on and off the field it's the small things like this that we still have a long way to go, and need to get right first.

Doesn't that make you feel the members were not welcome.

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36 minutes ago, Docs Demons said:

Doesn't that make you feel the members were not welcome.

Made me think they only wanted those members to come who were capable of long term planning... 

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53 minutes ago, Docs Demons said:

Doesn't that make you feel the members were not welcome.

Yes.

Or at the least certainly not encouraged. I mean they post a notice on the MFC site 6 December and that's it? You have to be kidding.What sort of message does that send?

If asked why they will no doubt talk about the members forum. But i didn't go t that as i wanted to go to the AGM and ask the board via the chairperson and CEO a question related to off filed performance not on filed stuff which i knew would be the focus of the members forum.  

Sure i could have checked when it was but i had fully expected it would be promoted (and then flagged on here). It has in previous years.

I am not happy and will write to the club to express my frustration.

 

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25 minutes ago, PaulRB said:

Made me think they only wanted those members to come who were capable of long term planning... 

Which leaves me out of the picture.....

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2 hours ago, CBDees said:

I got up and spoke about the very same thing. Nothing on the Club official Ap. 🤬

What was the response?

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38 minutes ago, binman said:

Yes.

Or at the least certainly not encouraged. I mean they post a notice on the MFC site 6 December and that's it? You have to be kidding.What sort of message does that send?

If asked why they will no doubt talk about the members forum. But i didn't go t that as i wanted to go to the AGM and ask the board via the chairperson and CEO a question related to off filed performance not on filed stuff which i knew would be the focus of the members forum.  

Sure i could have checked when it was but i had fully expected it would be promoted (and then flagged on here). It has in previous years.

I am not happy and will write to the club to express my frustration.

 

I went, I had it synced on my phone, my home computer and my work computer, so I got three reminders yesterday, all from the email in December, not bad for a 68 yr old

Also had it on the fridge

Which question do you want answered?

41 minutes ago, binman said:

What was the response?

That most questions had been answered at the members forum, and the answers had been circulated via various means

 

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10 hours ago, binman said:

What? I had no idea it was on tonight. I was thinking  just today it must be soon.

Where was the communication? No email. Nothing that I saw on the MFC site. 

I had planned to go. Ironically  was going to ask about their poor communication and what strategies they had to improve it.

Don't all members get a proxy form about the AGM with information on when it is on, if you really wanted to go you would have looked at the form and AGM notification, and put in your calendar I suspect you really didn't want to go, but saw it as a  opportunity the pot the club. vice-president. Of the MFCSS

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8 minutes ago, don't make me angry said:

Don't all members get a proxy form about the AGM with information on when it is on, if you really wanted to go you would have looked at the form and AGM notification, and put in your calendar I suspect you really didn't want to go, but saw it as a  opportunity the pot the club. vice-president. Of the MFCSS

If there is no board member to elect there is no need for a proxy form. 

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