ALFRETON: Inner Wheel member Mandy Walker receives ruby wedding gift

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President Sue welcomed members to the September Alfreton Inner Wheel meeting, with a special welcome to Carole O’Conner, chairman of Inner Wheel District 22.

Birthday greetings were given to members with birthdays in September.

President Sue then presented Mandy Walker with two rose bushes to celebrate the ruby wedding aniversary of Mandy and husband Travis.

After dinner Sue introduced District Chairman Carole who gave us an insight into her life and told how she had spent time breeding and showing Siamese cats. ‘Support Dogs’ is her chosen charity for the year because of her love for animals. ‘Bertie a soft toy dog will accompany Carole on her visits as District Chairman. A vote of thanks was given.

The business meeting followed with president Sue giving an update on members who are ill. She also thanked member Lorraine McGlone for hosting an afternoon tea where £220 was raised for Inner Wheel charities.

Correspondence was read and officers gave their reports.

Members were reminded of the forthcoming Christmas Fayre on Saturday, November 30, at Firs House, Alfreton. From 10am to 1pm.