Club Speakers 2018/19

Club Speakers 2018/19

Rotary Club of Birstall Luddites
Club Speakers 2018/19
The Club Speaker finder is Secretary Paul Barnes.
Speakers 2018
Mon 16th July Phil Fryer - Being Frank.
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Rotary Club of Birstall Luddites
Club Speaker Phil Fryer Being Frank
 
Phil visited the club on Monday 6th July and gave a talk about his life and career. 
Phil was the very enjoyable entertainment at Nigels District 1040 Handover evening and he agreed to come to give a talk.. 
Phil was born in Batley, his Dad played Rugby League for Batley . Phil went to Batley High School and left to work in a carpet mill but soon left to have an apprenticeship as a hairdresser and  worked hard to have his own shop 
He met his wife Karen in 1976 and they invested in a hairdressing shop in Holbeck. 
Phil talked about his charity work organising and running 10K and Marathons for Charities such as Wheatfields Hospice St Gemmas, Candlelighters and British Heart Foundation raising thousands of pounds. 
He progressed into Triathlons and then to compete in the Iron Man series. 
His next step was to break records cycling for a top Yorkshire cycling club and became a good friend of cyclist Beryl Burton. 
He was introduced by a friend to the singing circuit and through hard work progressed to sing at the Crystal Rooms  at Batley Frontier. then onto a Yorks TV 30min documentary shown at Christmas featuring Phil singing in Dubai. 
He sold his business and after three children and two grand children with Karen he has become a UK wide successful Sinatra tribute singer. 
Secretary Paul gave thanks from the club for a very impressive insight into Pauls career.
  
LINK Phil Fryer Being Frank
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