Rotary dinner

Celebrations:  Captain Cupples with club president Ian Dolby.
Celebrations: Captain Cupples with club president Ian Dolby.
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ROTARIANS in Wirksworth celebrated their 63rd charter with a dinner at Matlock Golf Club.

Members of other Rotary Clubs joined the celebrations as well as the Mayor of Wirksworth Andy Pollock, Bob Duxbury of Wirksworth Probus Club and five members of Matlock Round Table.

President of Wirksworth Rotary Ian Dolby welcomed everyone and Mike Tomlinson read the roll call.

John Dolan proposed a toast to the visitors and guests.

The main speaker of the night was by captain Simon Cupples CGC, who is adjutant, Mercian Regiment.

Captain Cupples spoke about his experiences in Afghanistan and the great support needed for soldiers who return from the conflict with life-changing injuries.