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Gentlemen's Lunch report

The sell-out inaugural Gentlemen's Lunch organised by the Ladies Committee can fairly be described as a great success.
Some 120 Club members packed into the dining room for a two-course Friday lunch of steak pie with puff pastry and spotted dick.



The highlight of the event, however, was the post-lunch speech by Noj White, who entertained the assembled with numerous tales of his career with BOAC and later British Airways as a Concorde and Boeing 747 pilot, not all of which would be repeatable in mixed company.

Following his speech Noj presented a £500 cheque from the Seahorse Golf Society to David Mead to support Club-based Wetwheels Hamble which is one of the Ladies Committee charities.

While it was generally agreed that Noj would be a hard act to follow the Ladies Committee is always ready for a challenge and have set the date for the next Gentlemen's Lunch on Friday 27th October 2017.


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