ON JANUARY 12 Mrs Nancy Thom, President, welcomed everyone to the first meeting of 2012.
The meeting commenced in the usual manner with the singing of the rural song accompanied by Helen Dorn.
Apologies were accepted and the minutes read and approved by Margaret Thomson, Secretary.
Nancy then introduced Gordon Riddle who also lives in Kirkmichael, who gave a most interesting talk and film show on Cape Verde.
Gordon and his wife had spent a wonderful holiday on these island and had wonderful slides taken from some breathtaking angles.
Gordon judged the competitions for the evening:3 Oatie Biscuits 1st Nancy Thom, 2nd Margaret Miller, 3rd Grace Patrick; Favourite Mug 1st Helen Stevenson, 2nd Nancy Thom, 3rd Helen Dorn;
Suggestions were asked for the joint outing with Straiton WRI.
The Feburary meeting is a talk on “Pebbles Spa & Leisure” by Peter Conian. Tea was served and the raffle drawn.
Helen Dorn proposed a very sincere vote of thanks to Gordon. Nancy closed the meeting.