Leyland Rotary Club dinner, picture special

Leyland Rotary Club celebrated its 61st Charter Anniversary with a dinner at Farington Lodge.

Guest speakers at the event included the District Governor, Roger Mason, who recently kayaked the full length of the Missisippi River to raise money for the Theodora Children’s Charity.

Frank King, Ken Robertshaw, Romesh Gupta, Godwin Stewart and Jamie Rogers

Frank King, Ken Robertshaw, Romesh Gupta, Godwin Stewart and Jamie Rogers

Other guests included the Mayor and Mayoress of South Ribble, Coun Graham Walton and his wife Karen; Jo Venn, former headmistress of Balshaw’s CE High School, who received a Paul Harris Fellowship award for her services to Rotary; two former Rotary presidents, Tony Harrison and Tim Burridge; and the president-elect, Professor Romesh Gupta.