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100 not out
LAWRENCE POOLE joined Newcastle-under-Lyme Rotary Club in July 1954 and was appointed an Honorary Life Member in 2011.
The 24th November saw his 100th birthday marked by a visit from President Nick Davies and two of the longest serving members of the club. They presented him with the club’s birthday wishes and a certificate to mark the special day. Lawrence, a Past President of the club, is also a Paul Harris Fellow with sapphire award.
Until retirement, Lawrence was the senior partner in Knights one of the oldest firms of solicitors in North Staffordshire. He served as an officer in the Royal Artillery throughout the Second World War and has a large number of stories to tell of that time and of his close encounters of the legal kind.
Mayor visits Club
The Mayor of Newcastle, Mrs Linda Hailstones with her consort Peter, visited the club on the 5th August. The mayor is seen here receiving a donation for her chosen charities from Senior Vice President David Riley.
Nick Davies, our new club president inducted on 1st July.
Nick is Pictured to the right of outgoing president Brian Lewis.
Former Newcastle under Lyme Club Treasurer to become President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants
Forthcoming Fundraising Events...
22nd - 24th December - TREE OF LIGHT and collection at Morrisons Supermarket, Goose Street.
Recent Fundraising Successes...
Around £700 from our Murder Mystery night on the 14th June
Around £320 from our collection at Morrisons Supermarket on the 21st June
Over £1600 from our Racenight on the 29th March
Over £2000 from our 'Tree of Light' Christmas collection at Morrisons supermarket
£700 from our fashion show on the 6th November