The Chalonnais Popular University held its General Assembly on Wednesday 23rd September at the Clos Bourguignon. More details at Info Chalon.
After a health crisis of exceptional proportions that hit them hard and forced them to stop their work, the Popular University of Chalonnais (UPC) persevered thanks to the will of its members, the interest and the trust they have shown in the development and influence of , firmly the club.
On Wednesday November 23rd at 6pm, 71 members of the UPC came to Clos Bourguignon for their General Assembly.
its president, Joseph Sasonia, expressly thanked on behalf of the office and the board of directors as well as the 149 members who expressed their positive opinion on this AG by sending the power of attorney. He also wanted to thank the mayor of Chalon-sur-Saône, Gilles Platretwho apologized for his absence.
In his moral report, the President recalled that the UPC, a non-profit association under the 1901 Act and registered in 1984, has always sought to make culture and education accessible to as many people as possible, with the aim of transmitting knowledge.
The General Assembly therefore remains a privileged moment of dialogue and exchange. This is therefore an opportunity to take stock of the activities of 2022, “after a 2020-2021 completely disrupted by the health restrictions that affected us throughout the period», as well as to develop and approve projects for the 2022-2023 season, taking all decisions together.
As a reminder: Since September 15, 2020, UPC has lived in its new premises on Rue de Thiard, which it acquired and furnished in 2020. So this is their second full year and the first to go quite normally in their new premises.
After the Forum of Cultural and Sports Associations of Chalon-sur-Saône, held on September 4, 2021, the association registered around fifteen new members.
More than 80 people visited the premises of UPC on the occasion of the traditional open day. 50 registrations were registered at the end of this open day at the beginning of school.
On October 21, 2021, the association took part in the Fair of the Social and Solidarity Economy (ESS) organized by the Saône-et-Loire departmental council.
As mentioned above, the number of registrations continued to decrease to 535, a decrease of around 10% compared to the previous year.
The financial report submitted by the Treasurer Michelle Boninfor the period September 1, 2021 to August 31, 2022, demonstrates solid and rigorous leadership with balanced accounts that leave UPC confident about the future.
After the unanimous approval of the various reports by the members present, the outgoing third of the Board of Directors was filled.
For the 2022-2023 season, the office is composed of: Joseph SasoniaPresident; Roger Delarchethe Vice President; Michelle Bonintreasurer; Richard Beczkowski and Roger Perierboard members.
The General Assembly ended with a buffet that everyone appreciated.
Karim Bouakline-Venegas Al Gharnati