KMS held it’s first AGM on 1st August 2019 during which, in accordance with the group’s constitution, a new committee was selected. The old committee members tendered their resignation before the meeting and were duly proposed, seconded and voted into their positions by group members there present. Special mention must be made of the group’s … Read more Annual General Meeting – 2019
It was with great sadness that we here at Kernow Men’s Society received the news that our good friend and colleague, Andy Bennett, passed away recently. Our Chair was informed earlier this week by a long standing friend of Andy’s and the rest of the group heard the news at this week’s Thursday meeting. Andy … Read more Andy (Ben) Bennett
Pleased to say that Kernow Men’s Society are now listed on the local St Austell website under “things to do” in the locality. This refers to our twice weekly meetings that new members are welcome to check out and see if it’s something they’d like to do. Check out the link here
Group Meeting We had a really enjoyable couple of hours yesterday having a talk about beekeeping from our good friend Geoff Bazeley from Trewoon alongside his good lady, Leslie. Geoff told us of his lifelong interest in bees and beekeeping and brought along an array of beekeeping items alongside a viewing contraption which allowed us … Read more Bee Keeping Talk
Enjoyable Meetings Glad to say that recent meetings have been characterised by the amount of joviality going around the room, from joke telling to leg pulling and everything in between. Whilst everybody knows that we have to be respectful of each other’s circumstances, the guys get to feel comfortable around their friends, old and new, … Read more Mirth and Laughter
Laptop Donation KMS are delighted to announce that we have received a number of donated laptops from GWR after making an application to their CCF Grant Fund. Whilst GWR decided to support other applications for grant funding on this occasion, it appears that, nevertheless, they were so impressed by us and what we do that … Read more Great Western Railway CCF Fund
Recognised by HMRC as a Charity for tax purposes. As a further string to our credibility bow we are pleased to announce that HMRC have recognised us as a charity for tax purposes.
What We Do: Our core group activity is offering twice weekly meetings for men in the locality who might feel the need for some regular company in a relaxed and friendly environment. Our members come from a wide background and have differing reasons for wanting to come along to the meetings for a chat over … Read more The Guys Go Bowling!
Grant Application Kernow Men’s Society are delighted to announce that we have been successful with our application to St Austell Town Council for a grant under their Small Grants Scheme. The Town Council’s Small Grants Scheme is operated by the Council’s Community Committee and is open to community organisations based in or working in the … Read more St Austell Town Council Small Grants Scheme
Cornwall Community Foundation – Tuppenny Trust Fund Kernow Men’s Society are delighted to announce that we have been successful with our grant application to The Tuppenny Trust Fund administered by our good friends at Cornwall Community Foundation. The Foundation’s aim is simple, they bring together people who want to help Cornish communities with projects that … Read more KMS Awarded Grant By Cornwall Community Foundation