Ferring Probus Club is an all male club It was incorporated at a meeting which took place on 04 February, 1982 in the home of Vernon Harwood-Tomkins, attended by 9 founding members, of whom Sydney Cook appeared to be the key organiser. It was agreed that 60% of Club Members would be residents of Ferring. Norman Lewis was the Club's first President and monthly lunches and coffee mornings were held in the Tudor Close in the early years. The Club was active socially from the start with some 74 people attending the first Christmas luncheon, held in 1984.
PRESIDENT Mike Pettitt
VICE PRESIDENT David Forder
SECRETARY Roger Lovell
TREASURER Richard Potton
SOCIAL SECRETARY David Forder
WELFARE OFFICER Bill Mountain
DINING OFFICE John Johnson
SPEAKERS' SECY Mark Stephens
LUNCHES: The Club meets on the third Tuesday of each month for lunch.
VENUE: Worthing Indoor Bowls Club, Field Place, The Boulevard, Worthing BN13 1NP
TIME: 12.15. pm for 12.45.pm.
Lunch is usually followed by a short talk by a guest speaker.
These are held once each month, usually, before each luncheon, with the exception of the months of May and November, when the Club holds its Spring and Christmas lunches.
COFFEE MORNINGS: These are held on the first Tuesday of each month.
VENUE: St Andrews Church Hall, Ferring.
Wives, partners, widows of former members and friends are invited to these meetings, which are used to update members about various activities and outings which either have or are in the process of being arranged. Invariably, guest speakers give a short talk or demonstration regarding local or topical subjects.