Our Presidents Night

President's Night 2020

top tableSaturday 14th March was our President's Night organised by our PE Neill at the Beaumont Hotel.

groupOver 60 of us gathered to celebrate our President's year of office togehter with our partners and the invited guests - Chirs Bayliss, our Assistant Governor and his wife Janice together with Christine Marshall, Inner Wheel Chair and her husband Richard.

groupAfter welcoming drinks, we sat down promptly at 7.30 to an excellent 3 course meal during which a magician entertained us at the tables with a selection of tricks which won great applause.

conjurorThe raffle was organised by Jane and raised an amazing £260 during the course of the evening, with the prizes being distributed amongst all the tables. The President's Lady managed to pull out her own ticket to the amusement of all.

conjurorAfter a short comfort break our President Andrew gave a quick resume of his year so far, commenting that the rest of the year might be somewhat limited due to the Covid 19 outbreak. He finished with presenting a cheque for £1500 to the Rotary Foundation. The Rotary Foundation is Rotary's own charity that spends many millions each year doing good in the World. He ended by proposing a toast to the guests

donationChris Bayliss replied on behalf of the guests.

tableThere was general agreement that it had been a great evening.

Neill thanked the staff of the Hotel for their help in the organisation of the evening and ended by thanking us all for coming to support our President.