April/May 2016 news
Congleton Dane Probus Club held their monthly meeting at the Lion &Swan hotel on Monday16th May 2016. Chairman Don Cole welcomed the members. Trevor Adams thanked members for their participation on the trip to RAF Museum in Cosford. Everyone enjoyed the guided tour and with two members who had served in the RAF, interesting experiences were shared. The next trip planned is a multi-day trip to Bletchley Park and a National Trust property in Hughenden. Don Cole, the organiser for the trip is pleased with numbers confirmed so far. The trip will take place on Monday 4th and Tuesday 5th July.
Don Newling reported on the successful meetings on Tuesday mornings at the Cygnet Club where members test their skill at Snooker with good banter.
The Past Chairman’s lunch is being organised by Doug MacKenzie and this annual event is another way of meeting and sharing experience. We also have an informal group called the “chatty lunch group” and they meet 3 or 4 times a year at the Brownlow Inn. Members from Congleton and District Probus Club also attend this lunch.
The Speaker at the April meeting was Colin Walker who made an excellent presentation on recorded music. In May, the speaker was John Doughty who made a very informative presentation on Folklore and Traditions of the Northwest. New members are always welcome and for those who may be interested you can make contact through this website where there is facility to send us a message by email.