New chief takes helm

Probus club anniversary
Probus club anniversary

Ilkeston and District Ladies Probus club marked their 21st anniversary with a party at the QC pub in the town.

The club’s new president, Audrey Wheatley, and secretary Pearl Dunkley, welcomed guests representing Long Eaton Ladies Probus, Wollaton Park Ladies Probus,and Wollaton Ladies Probus clubs.

In true tradition of Probus, candles were lit to mark the past, present and future of the organisation.

Mrs Wheatley, who is the host club’s founder treasurer, expressed delight at being the club’s new leader, but spoke of her concern for the future of the club, which has around 30 registered members.

Anyone interested in joining sould contact Pearl Dunkley on 0115-8542654.

Our photo shows Audrey Wheatley (front holding cake) with committee members and guests

Photo and story by Peter Jordan.