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Newsletter 67

BairnsTrust Monthly Newsletter... For Falkirk Bairns Everywhere!
If you are reading our newsletter for the first time ... welcome to BairnsTrust as a new member. If you wish to review some of our previous newsletters they can be visited at the following section of the website HERE.

You are cordially invited to attend the Monthly Meeting in the Warm Up Area of the Falkirk Community Stadium on Monday 18th January 2010, KO 7.30pm.  There will be a full agenda for discussion, but if you have any concerns you wish to raise, please respond to either BairnsTrust or post your query on the message board at our website and we will try to cover on the night.  If you are unable to attend, the Minutes from the meeting will appear on our website later for your perusal HERE.

Share Rights Issue
Following the agreement by FFC shareholders at the recent AGM, the Club are offering the unique chance to buy shares in Falkirk FC at a reduced price for a limited period.  After an extremely successful evening held last week, BairnsTrust are holding a second information evening.  This will take place on Tuesday 15th December 2009 between 6.30pm and 7.30pm at the Falkirk Stadium.  Shares are priced at 68p per share with a minimum purchase of 100 shares.  Please bring along a proof of ID (eg Passport/Driving License) and a household bill.  Payment can be made by cash or by cheque.

BairnsTrust AGM 2010 Timeline

The timeline for this year's BairnsTrust AGM has been decided by the committee and is as follows:

Thursday 31st December 2009 Deadline for membership applications, to be able to vote

Monday 18th January 2010 Normal trust meeting held.  AGM documentation to be posted out. 

Monday 1st February 2010 Nominations and 250 word election address must be delivered by 7pm to Independent Adjudicator.

*Monday 8th February 2010 Selection Evening if more than two nominations for Fans Rep position. 

Monday 15th February 2010 Normal meeting along with Hustings night, if needed. Ballot Papers sent out along with any constitutional amendments.

Monday 15th March 2010 BairnsTrust AGM and Election Results Announced.

Deadline 7pm Friday 12th March 2010 for postal votes or 7pm in person on Monday 15th March 2010


Junior Bairns Thank You

Junior Bairns organiser Sarah Scott has been in touch with BairnsTrust to pass on her thanks to everyone who contributed to make the recent Race Night held at the Castings Club a success.  This event managed to raise over £2,300 for the Junior Bairns and will help to keep the youngsters' club going.

2010 Calendar

Copies of the BairnsTrust 'Magic Moments' Calendar 2010 are selling fast.  Priced at only £6, these A3 sized calendars are a must have for all Falkirk fans, featuring 12 colour packed pages of "all time greats" and historical Magic Moments from Falkirk Football Club's glorious past. They will be on sale at the stalls on the concourse at the Falkirk Stadium, the Falkirk Shop at the Stadium, Falkirk High Street, and online here:  A Christmas present everyone Falkirk fan would love to have.  Get your copy now to avoid disappointment!

General Knowledge Quiz Night

Once again an enjoyable night was had by all who attended the recent General Knowledge Quiz Night at the Castings Club.  The questions covered many different topics from Music to Scottish History and the eventual winners took home the £100 prize money.  Watch this space for dates of next years' quiz nights where you can try your luck if you are brave enough!

Easyfundraising Special Offers - RAISE Money and SAVE Money this Christmas!

Get all your Christmas shopping sorted with easyfundraising this year and not only will you raise money for us, you can also save ££££'s by taking advantage of these fantastic special offers. There are loads of special offers available - too many to list here - so visit the Special Offers page at for more details.

Amazon 2.5% Donation
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*Terms and conditions apply, see Amazon for full details.
SAVE 10% OFF all clothing at PLAY.COM. Enter the eVoucher code listed on the Special Offers page on when prompted at checkout.
OFFER EXPIRES: 20-December-2009

Sparkle this Christmas with a gorgeous evening bag filled with a selection of treats from No7! Get this fabulous gift FREE when you spend £22 or more on Boots No7 products!


This Christmas enjoy double Clubcard points on all Tesco Direct and Tesco Groceries purchases!
OFFER EXPIRES: 31-December-2009


Why not buy a new compact digital camera this Christmas, to catch all the excitement of the present opening and SAVE £20* at Argos! Find the eVoucher code on the Special Offers page at *Only valid on compact digital cameras over £200 in value. Excludes digital SLRs.
OFFER EXPIRES: 15-December-2009

Other News
A reminder again that there will be no December meeting and the next monthly meeting will be Monday 18th January 2010.  The BairnsTrust committee would like to wish all their members a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year... and lets hope we're off the bottom of the league by then

Finally, if you have any topics or articles you wish to be included in future BairnsTrust Electronic Newsletters, please respond by your preferred contact method below.
Look forward to seeing you on Monday night

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BairnsTrust Committee

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