Presidential roles for brass band stalwarts

IMG_9166Two Spennymoor Town Band stalwarts have been rewarded for their efforts within the organisation by being honoured with Presidential roles.

Bass trombonist George Lavery , who will be 90 years old  in late January who becomes President, has been involved in the brass band movement, nearly all with Spennymoor, for 75 years. Vice President Hugh Stephenson, who through his fundraising efforts has secured the band’s financial security for over 30 years.

Mike Johnson said on behalf of the band ” following the death of our Life President Councillor Bill Waters last March – we thought it fitting and appropriate  to acknowledge the service and contribution of these members to the band. George’s dedication and commitment  is second to non and Hugh’s fundraising for the band is amazing”

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