Award for Colin

Colin Fox received a great surprise after giving a talk on the problems of Alzheimers to West Ashfield Rotary Club last week.

For his services to the District on the ‘membership committee’ Colin received a sapphire pin in recognition of all of his hard work.

Colin on the right, received his ‘pin’ from Michael Longdon, President of West Ashfield and Past District Governor.

Eco Greenhouse for Woodbridge School

Members of the Rotary Club of Alfreton, Staff of Woodbridge School and members of the Parent Teachers Association line up in front of the completed Eco Greenhouse that has been donated by the Rotary Club and built with help from the schools PTA.

Some of the team assembling the bottles that form the roof and walls.

Alright who knows which bit goes where!

Grub up. The team share a meal with pupils.

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.