Speaker for 23rd October 2018

President Des Moore greets Wesley Stewart, with club member Jim Nesbitt (R) and new member Stanley White (L)

Coleraine Probus are told a fishy tale

This morning’s speaker, Wesley Stewart, was introduced to the members the title of his talk being “The Life of KOI”. Wesley’s father is a retired minister who was Principal of The Independent Methodist Bible College.

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Speaker for 16th October 2018

President Des Moore greets Jim Fairbairn, with club member Eric Fulton (L) and new member John O'Neill (R)

Coleraine Probus meet "Robbie Burns"

This morning’s speaker, Jim Fairbairn, was introduced to the members, the title of his talk being “Robbie Burns”. Jim thanked the President for his kind invitation and brought felicitations from Portballintrae Probus Club. Jim gained knowledge of Robbie Burns’ literature when he was President of The London Burns Club which was twinned with the London, Ontario club.

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Speaker for 9th October 2018

President Des Moore greets Past President Mike Turner, with Past President John Graham (L) and Past President John Ludlow (R)

Coleraine Probus visit 1970s Birmingham

Mike grew up in a Public House (a title for a future talk) and later qualified as a Refrigeration Engineer. In 1974 he was employed by Birmingham City Council as a Community Worker in Balsall Heath which was at the time a rundown slum area.

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Speakers for 2nd October 2018

Past President Mike Turner greets Samaritans Carole and Ken, with club member Reggie Patterson (L)

Coleraine Probus and the Samaritans

Guests at a recent Probus Club meeting were Carol and Ken, and gave a talk about the SAMARITANS and the organisation’s local office and drop in centre on the Lodge Road here in Coleraine. The “Samaritans” were founded in 1953 by the late Prebendary Dr. Chad Varah when he was Vicar of St. Stephen’s Church Walbrook, in the heart of the City of London.

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