CHESTERFIELD: Blue Badge guide Joan Ward talks to Nightingale Probus Club

On a beautiful August day the president Chris Smith welcomed 36 members of NIghtingale Probus Club to the Olde House.

Good wishes and prayers were sent to three members who had been in hospital.

Members were reminded by social secretary, Mrs Eileen Larna, of the forthcoming trip and Scarborough on Thursday, August 15.

Officers reports were given.

After the raffle which made £33. The president introduced the speaker. Joan Ward who is a Blue Badge guide for Derbyshire. Joan had the ladies in stitches as she told of adverts, school boy howlers and extracts from the local and national press, which had made her laugh. As she said “laughter is the best medicine” and certainly everyone felt much better after her talk. Mrs Shirley Walters gave the vote of thanks.

New members are most welcome. Contact secretary, Mrs Marilyn James on Chesterfield 222446.