JOHN Overall will lead the Hamilton Men’s Probus Club as president for the next 12 months.
Outgoing president David Garfoot handed over the chain of office to Mr Overall at the club’s AGM.
The new board comprises president Mr Overall, past president Mr Garfoot, senior vice-president Geoffrey Elkins, junior vice-president Colin Baxter, secretary Bob Penny, treasurer Bob Warburton, assistant secretary Ken Brand and Probians Kevin Porter, Ted Holmes, Ian Black and Joe Dean.
Probus Clubs meet once a month for a two hour meeting and usually with a guest speaker.
It is not a service club and no fundraising for projects occur – it is all about fun, friendship and fellowship for people usually of retirement age.
The name Probus is derived from the expression ‘Professional Business’ people.
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