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Rotarian Brian Froggatt.

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Rotarian Brian Froggatt on 7th January 2021 at the Victoria Care Home in Leamington Spa.

Brian was a highly regarded member of Warwick Avon Rotary Club. Having joined R.I.B.I. itself in 1974, he became a loyal member of W.A.R.C. in 1981, shortly after its formation in 1978.

In those days, the club numbered around 40 members. They were a vibrant social group, raising funds and attending conferences accompanied by their wives and partners, with fun, laughter and enthusiasm and celebrating both the 10th and 20th Anniversaries and the Millennium, in grand style.

Brian was a vital and valued member of the club, particularly of the Rotary Quiz Team where his amazing knowledge of Rotary History helped the team’s frequent success. Brian had held most offices including those of Treasurer, Secretary (often), and President and received the award of the Paul Harris Fellowship for his exceptional services.

As National Treasurer of the International Caravanning Fellowship of Rotary and Chairman and Treasurer of the District ICFR he and his wife, Barbara, were influential members of the Rotary Caravan Club, organising rallies and travelling all over Europe with them, often attending Rotary meetings in their destination countries. Activities they introduced to the Caravan Club, also became favourites with Warwick Avon and Brian continued to run both ‘Diminishing Whist’ and ‘Carpet Bowls’ evenings until ill-health prevented him from attending meetings in person

Even when he was unable to attend meetings, Brian continued to take a warm interest in Rotary activities and was always ready to chat and occasionally offer wise advice in his kindly, humorous manner.

Brian was a trusted and warm Rotarian colleague and will be much missed by us all.

W.A.R.C. 24th January 2020.

About us:

Our Club exists to serve the community and to support local and national charities.

Our meetings and activities are friendly, relaxed and enjoyable, and we have a lot of fun. We are not stuffy or hidebound by out-dated ceremonial.

We meet on the 2nd  and 4th Tuesday of each month at 7.00 for 7.30 pm at the Holiday Inn Kenilworth (see Meeting Information page).

Join us and relax with a meal followed by a speaker, group activity or business meeting.

Contact Jennie Guest on ajguest@sky.com or just come along to one of our meetings. We will be pleased to see you and make you very welcome.

Please see the Meetings & Events page for the full programme of future meetings and activities.

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We meet on Tuesdays at 7:00 pm for 7.30 pm
(We meet twice a month on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month)
Holiday Inn Kenilworth
212 Abbey End Kenilworth

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