Added on: 17th April, 2019 by Valerie_48615
The Rotary Club of Orpington was chartered in March 1939 and held a dinner to celebrate its 80th Anniversary
The Rotary Club celebrated its 80th Charter Night with a dinner held at Oakley House Bromley on Friday 12th April. The occasion was enjoyed by Club members , partners and guests and the proceedings were hosted by President Terry Wilson-Hooper and President Elect Brian Poland. Guests included Rotary's District Governor Brenda Parsons who presented the Club with a certificate marking their 80th Anniversary and a letter from the President of Rotary International.
Also present were the President of the Rotary Club of Orpington Crofton Chris Nash and two Past Presidents from the Rotary Club of Sidcup.
After dinner entertainment was well provided by singer Neill Tully of "Quite Frankly" - a Frank Sinatra Tribute Act and a Celebration Cake was cut.
Over the last 80 years many local charities have benefited from practical assistance and donations made by the Club, which also supports a variety of international charitable projects. Members continue with active fundraising while also enjoying the social aspects of membership.
Meetings are at High Elms Golf Course on Wednesday evenings at 7.30 pm and interest from potential new members is always welcome. For more information contact the Club secretary Terry on firstname.lastname@example.org