SEAFORD: Town clubs reflect on busy year

SPECIAL awards were handed out during a meeting of different Seaford groups.

The presentation took place during a visit by 20 Dutch Rotarians from Harlingen.

The Rotary Club of Seaford hosted the team and attended a president’s night at the Hydro Hotel in Eastbourne.

John Windsor, president of Seaford Martello Rotary and Jacqui Arkwell, president of the Inner Wheel Club of Seaford, toasted the club and guests and commented on the work the three clubs had undertaken together during the current Rotary year.

Eelco de Jong, from the Harlingen club, delivered an entertaining speech during which he reviewed 20 years of liaison between the Seaford and Harlingen clubs.

Seaford Rotary president presented Paul Harris Awards, named after the founder of Rotary, to past president Michael and Pippa Logan, who have made outstanding contributions to local and international charities.

Finally the Dutch visitors were taken to the Historic Dockyard in Portsmouth followed by a meal in a restaurant and a farewell coffee on the Sunday.