Celebrating 10 years of Chiltern Probus Club
Offers opportunity to meet ‘like minded individual’
A PROFESSIONAL business club celebrated its anniversary.
The Chiltern Probus club had its decade anniversary at the end of May and 80 people enjoyed a lunch at Moor Park Mansion in Rickmansworth.
The club is men only and it is required for members to have a professional or business background. The members tend to be retired or semi-retired and the aim is to provide regular opportunities to keep their minds active, to expand their interests and to make and spend time with friends.
The founder chairman of the Chiltern Probus Club, Ray Challinor, said: “Some 80 people enjoyed the magnificence of the Moor and has 10th
DECADE: Members of the Chiltern Probus club at Amersham Common village hall. Right, Ray Challinor Park Mansion, many taking visit the Magic advantage of a pre-lunch London soon. tour with guides from the Mr Challinor added: “The Moor Park Decorative and club was formed as a spin Fine Arts Society.” off from the Chesham
The 50-member strong Probus Club as there were group meets every month in capacity problems. We Amersham Common Village wanted to see if there was Hall for talks, coffee and an appetite for the club in outings. Recent talks have this area and there was. included the topics of the “It is an opportunity to Panama Canal and Burma meet like minded individuals. and the members have It is a good way to form new visited a Battle of Britain friendships, see old friends bunker and the club will and learn new things from
in the talks.” Nationally, the Probus Club started 50 years ago, in 1965, and was initially created by the Rotary Club. The name is an acronym of professional and business.
Although the Chiltern Probus Club is men only, there are mixed and women only clubs too.
To find out more about the Chiltern Probus Club, see www.chilternprobus. info.