social life widened considerably when we came to Haywards Heath and Roger
joined Round Table. We thoroughly enjoyed this, plus the service
work that we did through Round Table and Ladies Circle for
We have two sons and five grandchildren who all
near us, so we are able to see quite a lot of them which is a great delight.
Family life is at the centre of our lives.
however, one other huge part of life which is my music making. Over the years
have done some professional singing, directed and sung in a rather special
small 4-part mixed group (The Martlet Singers), directed the Noel Singers,
I am responsible for the music at Haywards Heath Methodist Church where I
conduct the choir and orchestra. I also now direct the District Inner Wheel
Choir. You can tell that I cannot live without music, especially singing and
Roger joined Rotary when he retired in 2001
(up to then he did too much travelling to make the necessary commitment)
and I quickly became involved in Inner Wheel.
well on in my year of office and I have been very slow at updating our Club
information and for this I apologise.
What I can
assure you is that I am thoroughly enjoying my year of office. We have
continued our regular commitments with the Autumn Club in Lindfield and
responded to other social needs as they occur. Our big events for the year
been our tea parties which we held in aid of Lupus UK (my national charity)
a fashion show by Elegance when we raised funds for West Sussex Young Carers
(my local charity).
I am delighted to report that we
recruited four new members during the year and we can therefore look to the
next year with enthusiasm and assurance.