President Rodger Heathcote chaired the weekly meeting of the Rotary Club of Chesterfield Scarsdsale, held at Proact stadium with 41 menbers present. He welcomed visitor John Tuck.
Past president John Coker reported that Hasland Hall School student, Leroy Wagstaff, represented Chesterfield in the Young Chef event and was unsuccessful but it was enjoyed by those present.
Past President George Ling held the monthly Foundation Draw and winners were: first, Bill Preston; runner-up, Richard Lamb; third, Neil Swanwick.
The speaker was club member, Keith Argent, who has had 40 years experience in the dental profession. He gave a fascinating insight into his profession from early days to recent years, with the now importance of oral hygiene and dental cosmetics. He was thanked for an enjoyable presentation by George Ling.
At the previous meeting with 36 members present, Rodger welcomed visitors John Hawkins and Paul Willis. He thanked club members for their support at the recent Charter Celebrations.
Club member Clive Bolland was introduced as the speaker. Clive was an apprentice butcher and enjoyed national service with his profession in the RAF. He returned to full time service in the RAF for five years. He then held senior manager positions and then was a sales development manager. Clive gave a comprehensive viewpoint on the international meat trade.