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Wellington B continue to Croquet Final

 

Sports Officer Rob reports

 

Well played. Cannock or Sedgley and Wombourne in the final.

Probably later in August or first half of September.

In the meantime keep practicing, have a holiday and best wishes.

The scores were 7-1 7-2 5-7 2-7 7-6 and 7-5 which was a 4-2 win
 

Support for MS

Susan Husband newly inducted Rotarian from the Wolverhampton and our Sophie's mum gave the club an insight to the support available for suffers of MS available at the Wolverhampton MS Therapy Centre.    She explained that although not yet approved by NICE breathing oxygen in a compression chamber has been found to be of great beneicialeffects not only for MS but other cnditions as well.  Past President Peter Williams gave the vote of thanks and President Vic sent our warm greetings to Wolverhamton.

DG spreads the Rotary Effect message

Brian Reilly delivered to the club one of the most inspiration messages on how we as members of one club enable theood works of Rotary around the world.    Polio eradication programmes are now the benchmark for the mass immunisation for other diseases, Mercy ships travel the coasts of the world brin medical assistance to remote ares.    Finally Brian presented President Vic with the RI banner for this year then  President Vic thanked Brian and reminded club members of our many activities including to remember to enjoy ourselves

Presentation to Hope House

At lunch on Friday 31st May Rachel a fund raiser for Hope House told us a little about the history and the inspirational successess of the Hospice in Oswestry and ty Gabaith in North Wales.

President Peter was able to present Rachael with a cheque for £1,100  being the a share of the proceeds of the 2018 Golf Day.

Croquet

The second of our teams to play met Telford Centre at the Shrewsbury Croquet Club.    The closeness of the competition however is not reflected in the game or match scores, as each hoop was fiercely contested..
With Wellington leading 5-0 the final game was suspended at 5-5 as it had continued half an hour after the all other games were completed.  

Bowls v Probus

May 21st Bowring Park

A scratch team came together for this away match against the mighty Probus.   Once again wecame second but we are closing in on them.

Captain Venn reports

 

Morgan Factory Visit

 

The Morgan Motor Company owner Peter Morgan built his factory in Malvern in 1904.    Very little has changed in the intervening years except expansion.

Tesco Collection

Pleased to report that £320.00 collected at Tesco Wellington in aid os Polio Plus.  Thanks to all who gave their time and the public that donated.

Wrekin Beer & Cider Festival 2019

Alison Sloan gave the club an insight to the history and organisation of the Wrein Beer & Cider Festival.   This years Festival will take place on 29th June and will raise unds or the upkeep of Leighton Village Hall,  Entry on the day £10.00 but tickets can be bought in advance for £8.00 details can be found on the web site https://www.wrekinbeerfestival.org/

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