Ballantrae SWRI celebrate 82nd birthday

President Anita Nelson welcomed a good attendance of members and guests to the Ballantrae SWRI’s 82nd Birthday Party.

After the business had been conducted everyone was invited to enjoy the delicious main course and sweet dishes which had been prepared by the WRI members.

Everyone was delighted with the entertainment that followed. Muriel Gilmour hosted a quiz won by Lorna Greenhill’s team and Agnes Hamilton sang several Scottish and Irish solos. Rosemary Stevenson performed a monologue on “Life as a Farmer’s Wife and everyone was amused by Jean Davidson’s portrayal of Dolly Parton and Anita Nelson’s comical song.

The Competition winners: Judged by our special guests, Mr and Mrs Andy McGarva are:- A Hat to be worn 1 Moira Brown, A Cold Sweet- 1 Alex Peterkin 2 Anita Nelson 3 Janette Sloan , Best Bulbs Overall 1 Jean Dunlop, Daffodils 1 Agnes Hamilton 2 Jessie Brown 3 Jean Dunlop, Blue Hyacinth 1 Jean Dunlop 2 Agnes Hamilton 3 Jessie Brown, Pink Hyacinth 1 Agnes Hamilton 2 Jean Dunlop 3 Jessie Brown, White Hyacinth 1 Rosemary Stevenson 2 Jessie Brown 3 Agnes Hamilton, Yellow Hyacinth in water 1 Jean Dunlop 2 Rosemary Stevenson 3 Agnes Hamilton. The evening ended with the raffle and everyone was wished a safe journey home.