Members of the three
Rotary clubs in Barrow met up recently to have a look at the difference
their joint donation has made to the Abbots Vale Community Centre.
clubs raised £750 between them and this was matched by a grant from
governing body Rotary International. The money was used to fund new
exterior lighting and pay for tree surgery work.
Manager Karen Lancaster praised the Rotary clubs for their generous
contribution and the difference it had made to them "This popular Centre
is even more attractive, and we are finding that we are busier than
Centre is home to a variety of childrens' groups and is also available
for meetings, and their crown green bowling green is also a popular
shows: Back row: Dave Simm (Barrow), Dave Ogden (Furness Peninsula),
Centre Manager Karen Lancaster. Front row: Alf Hadley (Barrow), Centre
Chairman Jean Waiting, President Brian Boyd (Furness), President Bob
Herbert (Barrow), and Mike Lovell (Barrow). Also present but not
pictured Dave Coverdale (Barrow), and Past District Governer Ron Duxbury