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Friendly face of Foresters retires

Foresters Friendly Society chief executive Bob Pollard retires at the end

of May after 27 years of service.

Pollard, a former president of the Association of Friendly Societies,

joined the Southampton-based friendly in 1973 as secretary of its

second-biggest district.

He says: “I have seen many changes but our traditions still remain firmly

in place – a sharing and caring approach to make simple, low-cost schemes

widely available to members of society on modest incomes.”

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