Amble and Warkworth Rotary Club

Falklands veteran to be club president

The new president of Amble and Warkworth Rotary Club is Dave Shoemaker, from Amble.

Dave served in the Royal Navy for 25 years and was on board HMS Leeds Castle during the Falklands campaign. On retirement from the Navy, he served for 20 years in the prison service.

The club officers and committee chairmen for 2015/16 are senior vice president and secretary Stephen Kerry; treasurer John Geggie; club service chairman Tim Mason; community service chairman Mike Frisch; international committee chairman Derek Conway; membership committee chairman Alan Davies; and public relations and assistant secretary Fred Calvert.