History at March Rotary Club with its first female member

13:31 15 April 2014

Bruce Wood presents Karen Coppin with her Rotary badge.

Bruce Wood presents Karen Coppin with her Rotary badge.

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History was made when Karen Coppin was officially made the first female member of the Rotary Club of March.

Bruce Wood, Karen Coppin and Godfrey SmithBruce Wood, Karen Coppin and Godfrey Smith

Ms Coppin, who is a Chiropodist, was sponsored by rotarian Bruce Wood.

She has been inducted by senior vice president Godfrey Smith and has been involved with the club for many years as her late father Derek Coppin was a member of and President of the club from 1982 to 1983.

Following the induction of Ms Coppin the club enjoyed a talk from guest speaker Nick Corke, the incoming District Governor for 2014/15.

Mr Corke, a member of Framlingham Rotary Club, outlined his vision of what the charity will achieve during his year in office and the new initiatives that are being introduced to make the organization more effective.

Following a variety of questions John Lattimore thanked Nick for his thought provoking presentation.

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