Jennifer Bedborough, president, welcomed members and friends of Drumlithie WRI to the first meeting of the new session.
Members were pleased to have with them, Hazel Robson, Federation President and June Rattray from Muchalls.
The president announced the sad death of Bessy Simpson, the rural’s honorary president and a very active member for many years.
She always encouraged new members to join and competed in competitons. She will be sadly missed.
June Rattray gave a comprehensive account of the conference in Edinburgh which she attended.
Competition: Floating flowers in water: 1 Gladys Angus, 2 Gladys Gallan, 3 Jennifer Bedborough.
Flower of the month: 1 Gladys Gallan, 2 Cathie Smith, 3 Isobel Kemp.
Jill Macphie and Cathie Smith were tea hostesses. Elsa Forbes and Jennifer Bedborough gave the votes of thanks.