Leicester

Club Meeting Date: On the third Monday of the month (except July)

Club Meeting Time: 12:30pm

Club Meeting Place: Devonshire Place, London Road, Leicester

Number of Members: 22

About the Club:

The Club was chartered in 1947.

Leicester is at the heart of England and dates back to the Romans, Saxons, Danes, medieval times and beyond. The River Soar flows through the centre of this city.

 

Officers 2018 - 2019

 

President - Wendy Dziewanowska

Vice President - Sue Lamont

Past President - Mary Fulford

Secretary - Rachel Kellett

Treasurer - Phyllis Bestwick

International Service - Agnes Munroe

Club Correspondent - Christine Parker

Membership Officer - Diana Niblett

Committee members - Diane Taylor, Denise Arron

 

 President's charity:  

Headway Leicester

 

 

 June 2018

Presidential handover meeting.         

 

August 2018

 The first meeting of the IW year is a garden meeting (weather permitting) hosted by our new president.

A representative from the charity Headway Leicester - allied to but not supported by the national Headway charity, was invited to inform all the members about the work of the charity.

The charity helps anyone with acquired brain damage due to such events as traffic accidents, stroke, diabetes, coma or heart attack.

 

September 2018

After lunch our speaker was our own member Agnes Munroe.

Agnes attended the 2018 Convention in Melbourne Australia spending a few days in Sidney before travelling to Melbourne. After the Convention she spent 2 weeks touring New Zealand.

 

October 2018

Our 71st charter meeting was held in our usual venue - Devonshire Place Leicester. We had a very enjoyable afternoon joined by other clubs in the district. The speaker was Mary Matts who spoke about Canal life and traditions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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                                                                   August 2016

 The first meeting of the new year is always an afternoon garden meeting (weather permitting) where we enjoy tea, scones with jam and cream and a variety of cakes. This year we spent a lovely sunny afternoon at a members house. 

 

 October 2016

 69th Charter Celebration on Monday 16thOctober 2016 at Devonshire Place.

Speaker - Alan Gray "You cannot be serious..........." Tales of a Wimbledon Umpire from 1988 to 2012. 

 

December 2016 

 

A Christmas lunch was enjoyed by 35 members and their guest's at Devonshire Place Leicester. After lunch the speaker entertained us with stories of Christmas customs during Victorian times.           

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                         

 

 

2012 Inner Wheel Distict 7 Leicester.