Celebrating the Clubs 79th Birthday

The Club members together with guests celebrated the 79th anniversary of their charter with a dinner and entertainment by the ‘Yester Year’ singing group at Riddings Community Centre on the evening on the 4th of September 2017.

President Dennis welcoming District Governor Michael Longdon

                                  Some Club members and Guests

                                ‘Yester Year’ with President Dennis

Speaker Yolanda Ride

Guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Alfreton on the 14th August 2017 was Yolanda Ryde from Else Solicitors in Burton on Trent.

Yolanda is Rotarian at the Rotary Club of Etwall and Hilton.

Yolanda spoke at length about the changes to legislation in reference to Wills, Probate, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Inheritance Tax.

Many pitfalls that can be experienced when things go wrong or are not drafted correctly were discussed at length.

It was a very informative session and Roger Stevenson thanked Yolanda for her presentation.

Meet the Presidents

Presidents Pauline Summers of Alfreton Inner Wheel and President Dennis Fretwell of the Rotary Club of Alfreton welcomed over 60 members and guests to a ‘Meet The Presidents’ luncheon at the Matlock Golf club on the 30th July 2017.
This annual event is arranged to introduce the new presidents to members and guests of both Rotary and Inner Wheel and includes District officers and other club representatives from the area.
Guests enjoyed fellowship with a two course lunch and coffee along with a general quiz to help along the conversation.

 

Alfreton Community Hall

President Dennis Fretwell, Immediate Past President Roger Stevenson and Past President Jack Brown were delighted to present a cheque on behalf of the club for £1061.00 to Val Grundy from the Alfreton Community Hall to help with the refurbishment of the Hall’s kitchen.

Val thanked the Club on behalf of the Community Hall Committee saying an upgrade was much needed and would help all of the local clubs who use the Hall. 

President Dennis Fretwell, Past President Jack Brown, Val Grundy and Immediate Past President Roger Stevenson