WBC announce new club President

Whitefield Bowling Club Community Interest Company are delighted to announce that long-time member and supporter, Gary Wilcox, has been appointed as the new club President.

Gary’s company, Whitefield based Aarhus Fire Protection Ltd has been providing fire protection, security alarms and CCTV to WBC CIC for a number of years. The support from Aarhus, especially during the recent grant applications, has provided the club with expert advice and services to ensure we meet and exceed health and safety regulations.

On accepting the Presidency Gary said ” I’d like to thank the Directors for making this proposal, as a local working class lad who has done well, I am very proud and humbled to be honoured with this position and delighted to be part of this fantastic community asset.”

Aarhus have also worked together with WBC CIC on their community outreach programme, providing apprenticeship opportunities to local young people. Jack Sankey started working as a trainee at WBC CIC in early 2023, later in the same year Aarhus offered Jack the opportunity of an apprenticeship. Jack’s journey from trainee to full-time employee at Aarhus Fire is a testament to the positive outcomes achieved when organisations come together to support aspiring professionals.

Aarhus Fire Protection have recently been awarded Security Company of the Year 2024 by Corporate LiveWire.