Presidents night 2012

Sat 16th June 2012

Presidents night 2012 at the Skylark Hotel

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To celebrate the past year of club president Brian Hickey, a dinner dance was arranged on Saturday 16th June 2012 at the Skylark Hotel, Southend.

A well dressed function room greeted the 80 guests, with a "fireman sam" theme running through the decor(as Brian is a retired fireman).

Professional photographers took high quality photos of each guest or group as the entered the room, which were available to purchase on the night.

Grace was read by Rotarian Brian Terry followed by a three course meal washed down by copious amounts of wine. aa aa  aa a   a

Senior Vice President Jane Hopkins gave the toast to President Brian, which was both compilmentory and funny.

This was responded to by President Brian, who thanked the club for their help and support he had received during his year.

The loyal toast was then read by Rotarian Ken Coombs, prior to the auction and raffle.

Our club was very lucky to have a guest Brian Levett, who is a butler to the rich and famous.

He kindly donated many prizes including the star auction prize, an afternoon tea for 6 served on fine bone china, at a venue of your choice.

This created a bidding war between various parties resulting in a winning bid of