Minutes of the foundation meeting of the Ford Camera Club June 3, 1954
“On June 3 1954, a group of Ford employees met in the Ford Recreation Club Rooms to discuss the formation of a camera club. There was (sic) 10 people present. A motion that a club be formed was put forward by Mr. E. Moore and seconded by Mr. C. Barclay. A committee was formed and consisted of the following:-
President – Mr. D. Payne
V. President – Mr. E. Moore
Secretary – Mr. B. Molyneaux
Treasurer – Miss V. Branagh
Librarian – Mr. K. Johnstone
Auditor – Mr. C. Noonan
Those present at this first meeting were Mr. D. Payne, Mr. E. Moore, Mr. E. Holloway, Mr. R. Molyneaux, Mr. C. Barclay, Mr. K. Johnstone, Mr. J. Zims, Mr. W. Storjoham, Miss V. Branagh, Mr. K. Jarman.
The evening finished on a general discussion on photography.”
So is recorded the formation of the Ford Camera Club – later to become the Corio Bay Camera Club. Current members owe a debt of gratitude to those people who took the initiative to come together and get the ball rolling.