Holt Rotary Club: A Class Act after 60 years

District Governor Derek Rothwell, Deirdre Rothwell, Holt President Eric Craske, and Pauline Craske.

District Governor Derek Rothwell, Deirdre Rothwell, Holt President Eric Craske, and Pauline Craske. Picture: Holt Rotary - Credit: Holt Rotary

Around 80 members and guests celebrated the Rotary Club of Holt and District's 60th anniversary during a Charter Night Dinner at the Pheasant Hotel in Kelling.

Rotarian John Durdin with District Governor Derek Rothwell. Picture: Holt Rotary

Rotarian John Durdin with District Governor Derek Rothwell. Picture: Holt Rotary - Credit: Holt Rotary

President Eric Craske outlined the objectives and successes of the Club and the intended lead Holt Rotary was taking, supported by other Rotary Clubs and organisations, in the provision of an Admiral Nurse in North Norfolk to help with the increasing prevalence of Dementia.

District Governor Derek Rothwell thanked members for the work that they do and contribution that they make not only locally but further afield, especially in respect of the International Purple for Polio appeal to eradicate Polio.

The present campaign includes the planting of 5,000 Purple Crocuses visible around Holt. Carolyn Sexton thanked the Club for a delightful evening and introduced entertainment beautifully performed by 'A Class Act'.

During the evening, Rotarian John Durdin, to his amazement, was presented with


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a certificate to commemorate his significant 60 years as a Rotarian. John epitomizes the Rotary endeavour of 'Service above Self' and has been outstanding in his personal contribution.

If you would like to learn more about Rotary and the Rotary Club of Holt and District, please contact the Secretary on 01263 710118.

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