Wigan Rotary Club 92nd charter night, Haigh Hall, Wigan.
PUBLISHED: 00:00 25 May 2016
Wigan Rotary Club celebrated its 92nd charter night at Haigh Hall, Wigan.
Wigan Rotary Club 92nd charter night
Zoe Myers plays piano for the Rotary Club of Wigan President, Keith Trencher, her parents, Berwyn and Judith Myers and Colin Roberts
President, Keith Trencher, Gwyneth Millard, President nominee, Coun. Susan Loudon, Mayor of Wigan, and Charter Night coordinator Mervyn Reeves
Alan Benson, Heather Hartley and Peter Ratcliffe
Dr Subhash Gupta and his wife, Dr Indu Gupta
Jim Rawson, Gordon Carlton, Ian Thomas and Edwin Matthews
Rosemary Boardman, Laraine Reeves and Maureen Bilsbrough (Vice-President of the Rorary Club of Wigan)
Rotary Club of Wigan President, Keith Trencher, and Vice-President, Maureen Bilsbrough, flanked by Coun. Susan Loudon, Mayor of Wigan (left) and Gwyneth Millard, President nominee.
Colin and Judith Roberts, Berwyn and Judith Myers and David Trencher
Christine Moorhouse and Anne P. Houghton
Maureen Hogan, John Oliver, Anne and Mel Finch, Barbara Oliver and Terry Hogan
Michael and Tina Cavendish, Sharon Edwardson, Christine Moorhouse and Ray Edwardson
Alan Clegg and Penny Byrne
Jonathan Jackson, Sue Doyle and Nigel Danby
Effectively the club’s birthday and the most prestigious event in their calendar, the evening celebrates the granting of the original charter to the club.
The mayor of Wigan, Cllr. Sue Loudon, Rotary district governor, Nigel Danby, president of Wigan Soroptimists, Sue Doyle, and guest speaker, chief executive of Wigan Athletic, Jonathan Jackson, attended the event alongside 120 guests. The club also presented two members, Jim Rawson and Mervyn Reeves, with Paul Harris Fellowships for their distinguished service to Rotary and to the Wigan Club. Paul Harris was the founder of Rotary and this is the organisation’s highest honour.