The Inner Wheel Club of Dursley celebrates 50 years

PUBLISHED: 10:44 14 February 2011 | UPDATED: 20:37 20 February 2013

Dave Allen with President Sue Allen and Assoc Vice President Phylis Charter and husband Paul.

Dave Allen with President Sue Allen and Assoc Vice President Phylis Charter and husband Paul.

The week of celebrations started with a Service of Thanksgiving at The Dursley Tabernacle Church.

The week of celebrations started with a Service of Thanksgiving at The Dursley Tabernacle Church. We were honoured to have as our special guests, Mr Neil Carmichael, Member of Parliament for Stroud, Mrs Jane Ball, Mayor of Dursley, Inner Wheel Association President GB&I Pam McConnelll with her husband Tom, District 10 Chairman Liz Hodgkinson with her husband Bill, Association Vice President Phylis Charter and husband Paul, together with the Presidents of Dursley and Cotswold Tyndale Rotary Clubs with their wives.

The Rev Simon Helme led this very special service which included a warm welcome by President Sue Allen, who brought everyones attention to the three founder members, Mary Morgan, Jean Plested and Dinkie Shapland. Members and guests afterwards enjoyed tea and celebration cake.

The celebrations continued at the home of President Sue Allen on Charter Night the 19th October when members were presented with a Commemorative Book recording the history of the Club and produced by Club Correspondent Gill Davis, and our three founder members cut another cake. A Celebration Dinner was held on Friday 22nd October at The Barn at Berkeley for 135 members and guests, including founder members, several past presidents.

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