The board are pleased to announce that the annual general meeting will be held on Thursday 26th April 2018, in the Platinum Lounge at Farnborough Football Club at 7.30pm All members are urged to attend and new members may join on the night.
Additionally to all the routine administrative items, FaST Chairman, Garry Ward, will be unveiling the new FaST fundraising initiative which will replace the “Boost the Boro” scheme.
5 board members up for re-election and there are still spaces available for anyone wanting to join the committee and have a say in how the Trust, and indeed the football club, is run.
FaST are pleased to announce that with immediate effect all purchases of club merchandise made by FaST members in the Club Shop will entitle them to a 10% discount. All that is required is for the purchaser is to see Sue Reason in the Shop and claim the discount which will be applied, subject to verification.
Please make a visit to the Club Shop on a match day to see the wide range of club products available to buy.
The new initiative above comes in addition to the existing membership benefit involving discounted away travel for FaST Members. A minibus is run to most away fixtures at the knockdown cost of £10 per seat, a saving of £2 per seat against the price for non-members. Details of each minibus to be run is published on the club’s official website and to make a booking speak to Sue direct at the Club Shop on match days or ring her on 07710 496040. Bookings are taken on a first come first serve basis.
Please consider joining FaST today to enable FaST to continue vital support for the club in funding projects to improve and maintain the infrastructure. For example, FaST is currently helping to fund much needed improvements to the ‘away’ dressing room and player’s tunnel.
Pick up a membership Application Form on match days from the 50/50 desk, complete and then pay an annual membership subscription of just £10. Hand this in at the desk and Membership Secretary Paul Spicer will process your membership. Alternatively, a form can be downloaded from the FaST website farnboroughfast.wordpress.com and sent with a cheque direct to Paul at the address shown. If preferred, an electronic payment can be made using your name and stating ‘new member’ as the reference to FaST sort code 089299, account 65165579. Should you wish to make monthly donations, included with the Application Form is a Standing Order mandate.
Your support will be very welcome.
Highlights and minutes from our most recent AGM and a FaST board meeting that took place on 6th June 2017 are now available on the two links below.
June 2017 FaST Minutes
The prize of £85 for the Chesham 50/50 draw was won by Andy Burford. Andy kindly donated £5 back to FaST funds. The winning ticket number was 8582. Thanks to all who bought tickets.
The prize of £72 for the Bishops Stortford 50/50 draw was won by Michael Keith. The winning ticket number was 8324. Thanks to all who bought tickets.
The prize of £102 for the Kings Langley 50/50 draw is currently unclaimed. The winning ticket number was 8028. Please check your draw tickets. Thanks to all who bought tickets.
The black bucket on the FaST table can be used to donate to the ‘Boost the Boro’ scheme. The Chesham Bucket total was £3.27. The Kings Langley Bucket total was £10.75.
Please be advised that the Farnborough FC Supporters Trust AGM will take place on Thursday 27th April at 7.30pm in the Platinum Lounge at Farnborough FC.
Our Chairman, Garry Ward will be up for re-election and there are a further 3 board positions available for anyone who wants to get involved and help, and have a say in how the Trust and indeed the club is run. If anyone is interested, please get in touch or make your interest known on the night.
Please find attached links to the previous FaST AGM minutes and the agenda for this years meeting below:
The prize of £207 for the Barton Play-Off Final 50/50 draw was won by John Thompson. The winning ticket number was 3864. John kindly donated £7 back to the FaST funds. Thanks to all who bought tickets.
The prize of £121 for the Egham Play-Off Semi-Final 50/50 draw was won by Sarah Hoyle. The winning ticket number was 3295. Thanks to all who bought tickets.
The black bucket on the FaST table can be used to contribute to the ‘Boost the Boro’ scheme which makes contributions to the Player Budget. The Egham collection was upwards of £110 swelled by anther large donation from Richard Davies. Thank you Richard.
Following a FaSt board member meeting earlier this month we are pleased to announce our new Player Wages Sponsorship Scheme as mentioned in our previous updated.
FaST requests fans (members and non-members) to join in the ‘Boost The Boro’ Scheme.
This will include the following methods of payment towards the club’s player budget:
- Standing Orders, Electronic Transfers or Cheques made payable to FaST
- One-off donations to FaST specifically for ‘Boost The Boro’
- Bucket collections among fans on match days plus a donation bucket on
the 50/50 table
- Membership fees income raised by more fans joining FaST will help to support FaST contributions to the scheme. This also enables new members access to FaST membership benefits such as future reduced costs of travelling on coaches
(subject to demand)
Let the fans Boost The Boro for a successful season in 2016/2017!
The banking details are:
Sort Code: 089299
Account Number: 65165579
Quote reference: Boost The Boro
Download a sponsorship form here, visit us on the 50/50 table on home match days
or email firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject ‘Boost The boro’
to pledge your support!