Annual SWRI quiz

Eleven teams took part in the annual Scottish Women’s Rural Institutes (SWRI) quiz which was held in Drumlithie Hall.

Winners this year were the ladies of Marykirk WRI, and the ladies from Maryculter Rural were runners up.

Catterline WRI

President Aileen Gauld welcomed members to the February meeting.

The guest speaker for the evening was Brigitte Matthews from Kincardine and Deeside Befriending.

Brigitte gave an informative talk explaining how importanted befriending is to give companionship and helps so many people in the local area.

It is a rewarding commitment as it reduces isolation and loneliness. Despite having a 100 volunteers at the moment more are needed to help more people on the waiting list.

Everyone there participated in a bring and buy sale.

All donations had been priced and the ladies enjoyed buying a selection of books, bric-abrac and home baking.

All proceeds went towards funds.

The monthly competitions were judged:

Foliage plant - 1 Alice Meston, 2 Isobel Cottie, 3 Betty Walker, 4 Betty Meston;

Three heart-shaped biscuits not decorated - 1 Mary Mair, 2 Alice Meston, 3 Betty Meston, 4 Elaine Gordon.

Linda Susan proposed the vote of thanks.

Dellavaird WRI

Dellavaird WRI are holding a Rainbow Whist 7.30pm March 7 at Drumlithie Village Hall. Tickets are £2.50 and includes tea and all are welcome.