1997/8 was an interesting and rewarding year. The club continued with its normal
calendar of lunchtime meetings and enjoyed a number of traditional social
events, particularly the Christmas Ladiesí dinner, Presidentís Ladies night,
Charter night and the Joint Council dinner.
objective for the year was to develop closer links with the other local clubs so
it particularly satisfying to see so much support for the first joint project
with the Great Yarmouth and Gorleston clubs, the Christmas Carol Concert at
On a wider front we were delighted to welcome a number of guests during
the year including District Governor Ken Charles, Tony Wright MP, as well as
Rotarians from other clubs as far afield as Australia. In October we welcomed a
Group Study Exchange Scheme party from Peru.
Our charity fundraising continued with a number of established events,
particularly International Serviceís Race Night in July, Community Serviceís
Greyhound Night in November and Foundationís Quiz Night in March, all of which
were well supported.
Charity projects included a presentation to the Bure Clinic at the James Paget
Hospital, and we undertook, for the first time, a matching grant project,
working with the Rotary Club of Delhi South to provide their district with a