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
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.
The Mayor of Alfreton Councillor Mary Kerry welcomes Santa to his Grotto at Tesco’s store, Alfreton December 2016
Father Christmas in his Grotto