The Stafford Rotary Club celebrated its 95th birthday on Sunday 17th February at the Chase Golf Club, Penkridge with over sixty guests.
Guests of honour were District Governor Ashley Gray and his wife, the Mayor of Stafford Borough Councillor Ray Barron and the Mayoress Councillor Jenny Barron.
The speeches were limited but the fellowship overflowed.
Rotarians from other clubs were able to join us for the celebration.
FIFTY YEARS SERVICE
In February 1969 Rodney Thomas joined the Stafford Rotary Club and gave active service in the club being its President and awarded the Paul Harris Fellowship for his activities in the club and the community. On Wednesday 27th February he was awarded an encased certificate signed by the President of Rotary International and presented to him by Club President Steve Turner.
Our club now has three Fifty Years service members.
Cyril Horsley and Norman Westhead.
Rotary Club of Stafford Highlighting the homeless in Stafford.
You are most welcome to our website as indeed you would be to visit our club.
We are a friendly club who enjoys engaging in fellowship with Rotarians from all over the world.
Come and join us
On June 30 at 12.30 for 1.00 p.m. four clubs (Stafford, Stafford Castle, Stafford Knot and Eccleshall Mercia) are organising a curry lunch fundraiser in aid of a village in Nepal. The Gurkhas from Beaconside will be doing the catering and entertaining with a Kukri dance.
The venue is Stafford Grammar School the cost is £20 per head.
For tickets contact Gary Sharpe firstname.lastname@example.org; tel: 01785 249765 OR John Ogbourne 07796 273 885.