Diane Mitchell – A Eulogy delivered by Alyson Dugmore (Club President) at the meeting of Sutton Coldfield Speakers Club 8th November 2012.

It is with great sadness that I open tonight’s meeting as we mark the tragic loss of our great friend and fellow club member Diane Mitchell. As many of you will know, Diane was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer last summer and has been receiving treatment for the last year.  Although we were[…]

Sutton Coldfield’s Golden Anniversary-A speech by Gemma Hoefkens

Our theme tonight is “something special” and I don’t think I can begin my talk without mentioning how special Di was, not only to me but to the group. Di was the first person I met when I came along to the speakers club when we were in the golf club in Four Oaks. She[…]