Joining a new club can be that significant change you have been looking for and a chance for some you-time. Judging by their comments, new members at Rotherham Probus Club consider it time well spent!
The new programme of Rotherham Probus Club has got off to a great start with many new exciting weekly talks added to the schedule of meetings. They have welcomed new members and visitors as well as enjoying the yearly annual lunch held at Sitwell Park Golf Club. The raffle held during the meal raised over £150 which went to this year’s Chairman’s Charity, The Yorkshire Air Ambulance (YAA).
A YAA fundraiser gave a presentation to Rotherham Probus Club members and guests and received the donation. It was truly fascinating to listen and ask questions about this vital service. Yorkshire has a vast topography that not only includes remote, rural and densely populated areas but also includes major motorways and road networks such as the M62, M1 and M18. On average the despatch time is two to three minutes and patients transfer to the nearest major trauma centre, flying at speeds up to 160mph.
Members discovered at another recent talk – entitled ‘The Bloodline’ – how King Alfred’s genes have passed through 39 generations in 12 centuries to the modern royal family. They discovered many kings and queens that did not always follow the crown as it passed peacefully or violently from one head to another.
Talks and subjects are always wide ranging, informative, fun and thought-provoking, taking place most Tuesday mornings from 10.00am until 12.00pm. If you want to meet new people and listen to fascinating talks in comfortable surroundings with a large free car park at hand you will find a very warm welcome awaiting you!
The next meeting will be ‘Reflections on Coronation’ – anecdotes and memories of past coronations.