District 22 


 

Alfreton

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Secretary: Sue Curley
Secretary Email: suecurley@btinternet.com
Secretary Phone Number:
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Meets: First Thursday in each month at 7pm
Address: The Post Mill Centre, Market Street South Normanton DE55 2EJ
Members: 40


Joy Fox

Club President  Joy Fox

Joys charity this year: Nightingale Macmillan Unit 
Theme for the Year: Love, Laughter and Listening.

 

Charity Concert Poster


 

CHARTER STRIKES THE RIGHT CHORD.

 

President Joy welcomed Harpist Laith Hollies who entertained guests at their 74th Charter Celebrations with a selection of Valentines Day music.

Special guests were Inner Wheel District Chairman Anne Lyons and Senior Vice President and Past President Roger Holroyd.

The Venue for this memorable occasion was held at The Amber Suite, Horsley Lodge Golf Club.

74th Charter Celebration - Harpist

74th Charter Celebration

74th Charter Celebration - President Joy with DC Anne

74th Charter Celebration President Joy with Rtn Roger Holroyd


Tai Chi

At a recent meeting Alfreton members witnessed a demonstration of Tai Chi - an ancient art of relaxation involving the Mind,Body and Soul. The excellent  display was given by Carl and Dorothy Bateman.


A demonstration of Tai Chi

A demonstration of Tai Chi



Inner Wheel Day 2020

President Joy's three little words, Love, Laughter and Listening were in evidence at our celebration of Inner Wheel Day

Inner Wheel Day celebration

Inner Wheel Day celebration

Inner Wheel Day celebration



Alfreton Takes Heart

Inner Wheel District 22 were invited to participate  in a competition organised by Rtn. Past District Governor Dr. Cheryle Berry MBE promoting the Community Save a Life Scheme.  The Inner Wheel Club of Alfreton was successful and awarded a Defibrillator for the Local Community.  This will be located at the Palmer Morewood Club, Alfreton.

The defibrillator was presented by PDG Cheryl to Joy Fox  President of  The Inner Wheel Club of Alfreton.  In attendance were District Chairman Anne Lyons, Marlene Bennett - Mayor of Alfreton Town Council, John Walker - Mayor of Amber Valley Borough Council, Councillor Steve Marshall-Clarke - Derbyshire County Council and Cherylyn Upton of the Palmer Morewood Club. 


Cheryle, Joy and Anne

Cheryle,Joy and Anne

Joy and Cheryle

Joy and Cheryle 

Cheryle  Joy and Marlene Bennett

Cheryle, Joy and Marlene Bennett

Steve Marshall-Clarke, Joy, Marlene, John Walker

Steve Marshall-Clarke, Joy, Marlene, John Walker

Cheryle, Cherylyn, Joy, John, Escort and Marlene

Cheryle, Cherylyn, Joy, John, Escort and Marlene


Sue, Cheryle, Joy and Chris Holroyd

Sue, Cheryle, Joy and Chris Holroyd





Christmas Tree at The Post Mill Dec. 2019

At the invitation of The Post Mill, President Joy and Secretary Sue  decorated one if their Christmas Trees promoting Inner Wheel and offering best wishes for the festive season.The members are looking forward to supporting the local community in the coming year.


Dorothy Ward

We commenced the IW year celebrating Dorothy Ward's 100th Birthday.Dorothy has been a member of the Inner Wheel Club of Alfreton for over  60 years.
The occasion was marked with a number of parties with family and friends.Throughout her long association with Inner Wheel she was always prepared to help and encourage all fellow members and assisted with many fund-raising events.
Dorothy is seen proudly holding a special birthday card which she received from Her Majesty The Queen. Amongst the visitors were President Joy Fox and District Chairman Anne Lyons who extended birthday wishes on behalf of all Inner Wheel Clubs in District 22.

International Lunch


Isabel_Hopkins_ICC_with_Sheena_Field
Isabel Hopkins ICC with Sheena Field


The speaker invited to the Inner Wheel Club of Alfreton's International Lunch was inspirational with a topic of the  moment -  Modern Day Slavery.

Sheena Field  from the Medaille Trust gave a most interesting talk with shocking statistics about labour, sexual and domestlc servitude. She made us aware of the huge problems within all our communities and gave suggestions to enhance awareness.


DC Anne Lyons and Joy Fox

A special club meeting was held in November with District Chairman Anne Lyons attending.She congratulated Joy on becoming President and thanked the club for their support in all aspects of Inner Wheel.Anne gave an interesting insight to her life including her membership of Inner Wheel and her long interesting teaching career.

Raffle for Children in Need
Our annual raffle for Children in Need was held  and once again members were very generous.
Raffle for Children in Need


Inner Wheel club of Melbourne's Charter

Inner Wheel club of Melbourne's Charter
Members visited the Inner Wheel club of Melbourne's Charter.


Presentation of Roses
Presentation of Roses to Tricia Sharpe and her husband Malcolm  to celebrate their Golden Wedding.