Our Probus Club
We meet on the first Thursday of each month at the Crown Manor Hotel in Lyndhurst High Street. Our club is limited to a maximum of 50 members, who range in age currently from mid 50s into the 90s. Applications from potential new members, living within a radius of about 5 miles of Lyndhurst, are always welcome, and should be addressed to the Hon Secretary.
The cost of membership is limited to a modest annual subscription, currently ₤15, plus meals taken.
The usual monthly meeting format is:
1015 Convene for coffee, tea and biscuits
1045 Formal club business chaired by the President
1110 Convenience and drinks break
1130 External guest speaker followed by questions
1240 Convenience and drinks break
1300 Convivial 2 course lunch
Our ladies join us for the May meeting and for a Christmas dinner at the same venue in December. For those who wish to participate we also arrange outings, walks, snooker, golf and indoor bowls.
Club officers are elected at the February AGM, and for 2017 are as follows:
President: James McAteer
Vice-President: Steve Timms
Past President and Almoner: Mike Windle
Hon. Secretary: Peter Green
Treasurer: Len Cornell
Speakers Secretary: Don Wark
Social Secretary: Neville Green
Golf: Ian McBride
Snooker: Adrian Wiltshire
Wine: Michael Young
Bowls: John Bennett
Webmaster: Steve Timms