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."
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