John’s blog 2: Couldn’t manage without the Management

The wonderful Fran Croft (ex club member), is recovering from a serious bout of Meningitis, and has needed to take a break from the Board of Management at the Club.  Fran has done unbelievable hours and diligence in the Treasurer’s role over the past 6 or so years and it has been hard.  She has also been the ‘go to’ person for any questions over the past 15 years. She deserves enormous gratitude and a place in the pantheon of Shewsy hero / ines from everyone with an interest in the club. Thanks Fran – see you soon!

Likewise Robin Brooke-Smith and Chris Conway have served the Board of Management for what feels like a millennium. Both have retired from the board. Huge thanks to both of them. Sean Duncan, long standing member of the Club’s Members group has also decided to retire. Many thanks to him too. The relationship with the school is as good as ever it was and this is in no small part due to them. Brilliant people, substantial contribution. Recorded. Thank you all SO much. We will thank you face to face in due course.

Mark Turner, head at the school, is also on his way, though not till July 2018. I think it fair to say Mark had his doubts when he first encountered the club, but he has become a fervent supporter, delighted that we have made the Social Studies courses such a valuable educational component of the school curriculum. He recently raised more than £7500 for the Medic Malawi charity and the Shewsy club. Thanks Mark!

John Hutch