Probus hosts its AGM

CHANGE OVER:  Chairman Bob Duxbury (left) is congratulated by retiring Chairman John Preece.
CHANGE OVER: Chairman Bob Duxbury (left) is congratulated by retiring Chairman John Preece.

Wirksworth and District Probus Club hosted its annual AGM at the Hope and Anchor Hotel.

Before the meeting began a two minutes silence was held in memory of three members of the club who had passed away during the last year.

Chairman John Preece said how much he had enjoyed his year in office and treasurer Alan Barton presented accounts for the year which were accepted.

Mr Preece then vacated the chair and the following Officers were elected for the coming year: chairman Bob Duxbury, vice chairman Peter West, secretary Colin Pidgeon and treasurer Alan Barton.