Denis Spiller, president of Rotary in GB and Ireland vists town
Big turnout for the visit.
Rotary members from 14 county clubs gathered in Cockermouth to meet the national president.
Denis Spiller, president of Rotary in Great Britain and Ireland, spoke at a lunch at Hundith Hill attended by 60 Rotarians on Friday. He visited Cockermouth and Silloth to find out first hand how Rotary works in local communities.
Mr Spiller enjoyed a tour of Cockermouth, with members showing him areas affected by flooding and what work the club has done to support the town and its people.President Brian Mitchelhill said: "It went very well. He was fascinated by the work we we are doing in the town and what we did during the floods of 2009 and 2015."