Alzheimer’s Society

At their meeting on the 30th of January 2017 the club presented a cheque for £1093.00 to Danielle Hindle The Community Fund Raising Officer of the East Midlands Branch of the Alzheimer’s Society the money was raised by the club members at a sponsored walk in May 2016. A further £442.00 was raised and passed directly to the Society on the day of the walk.

President Roger presenting the cheque to Danielle

New Year Message

On the 9th of January the Club invited members of the Alfreton Inner Wheel Club together with guests of neighbouring Rotary Clubs and personal guests of members to their first luncheon meeting of 2017 at Higham Farm Hotel.

The guest speakers were the Reverend Julian Penfold and Reverend Helen Penfold who gave their New Year Message by way of an amusing and entertaining talk which was well received by all present.


Club Members and Guests being introduced to the Speakers

The Reverend Julian Penfold and Reverend Helen Penfold during their talk.

President Roger giving a vote of thanks

Charity Carol Concert


The Concert was enjoyed by a large audience who joined in the singing of some well known carols accompanied by the Shirland Welfare Band who also played a selection of seasonal music under their Musical Director Lyndon Cooper.

The Alfreton Treble Clef Girls and Ladies Choir under their Choir Director Jacqueline Ayres and Accompanist Andrew Edis sang carols together with other seasonal arrangements.

The Guest Soloist Mick Mullarkey entertained the audience with his humorous monologues, singing, playing the guitar and bango.

President Roger Stevenson thanked the Band, Choir, Mick Mallarkey for an enjoyable evening, the Mayor of Alfreton and the audience for attending thereby supporting Rotary Charities and wishing all present a Merry Christmas, a Happy New Year and a safe journey home.