Tke committee met in the home of Mrs Stewart-Fitzroy on. June 25th last year and the following appointments were made: President - Mrs P. S-F. V Presi...0 downloads 2 Views 144KB Size
Secretary's report 1"'R '/35 Tke committee met in the home of Mrs Stewart-Fitzroy on June 25th last year and the following appointments were made: President - Mrs P. S-F. V President MrsC Swallow Secretary Mrs I Calderwood (final session) Treasurer Mrs C Wood Tea Hostess Mrs A Livingstone ( It Mag., Secty.Mrs JMacdonald ( I1 1 Press Secty.Mrs E Courtney Show Secty. Miss C Grant Comp. Secty Mrs E Calder A syllabus for session 1984/85 was assembled, also a list of monthly competitions. J
The.following afternoon our President diedsuddenly, The loss a felt in o w Institute was echoed in Federation and in other organisations in Sutherland. &cause of her generous service in the community and that it should be remembered in some way, it prompted Mrs Swallow to start a memorial fund. Mrs Swallow, as V President, was persu:.adedby the committee to lead the Institute as President and Mrs Cameron kindly agreed to return to the committee from which she had just retired as Secretary, and take up the V Presidentlsduties. Other deaths remembered w e Mrs Una Mackenzie and Mrs A Thomson, a founder member. . Subscription for the year was £1 .50 (founder members50p), guests 20p per meeting. Tea lop, raffle lop. The [email protected] raffle prizes to be Membership 47. [donated by the tea hostesses. Attendance at meetings varied from 19 to 37, the smallest number being at the October meeting which came during the school holidays. At the opening meeting in Sept former Federation President Mrs Violet Sutherland showed slides and talked about the A C W W conference held in Vancouver in 1983. There was another illustrated talk in October whenMr Ted Courtney recalled his recent visit to Morocco. Also in Oct several members travelled to Inverness to join a capacity audience of SWRI members at Eden Court where cookery and floral art demonstrations took place. In November there was a Fedention Meeting at Helmsdale, smocking classes in Golspie and Rosehall, chinese cookery at Golspie High School and our usual meeting, when Mrs Pat Macdonald demonstrated Christmas arrangements. The Christmas dinner wa held on Dec. 18 in the Royal Dornoch Clubhouse. Community singing ollowed the excellent meal. In January members visited Dornoch Glass and were very impressed with the work and surroundings and the warm welcome extended by Mr and Mrs Bridges. In February, Col Swallow was our guest when the scheduled speaker had to cancel. Slides of a holiday journey through Germany,Austria and Italy, included vivid scenes from the Passion Play at Obermergau. At the Federation Bulb Showfield in Rogart in March, the Dornoch members1 prize list was four Ist, 3 second, 4 third, 1 highly commended. At the March meeting, Easter cookery was the theme of Mrs Coombs who demonstrated a chicken dish and pickled herring. Two sponge cakes, decorated as a nest and a hat, were kindly d o n a m to the raffle. As well as the usual competitions, Mrs Swallow entered a meat pate in the National competition, thus qualifying for entry to the Federation level in June. Election papers were handed out for four new cormnittee members and suggestions asked for next year's syllabus. Mention was made that raffles could be donated at the business meeting by any member not so far involved in the present session. In future, names/
of tea hostesses would be printed in the syllabus against the month of their duty. Unsuitable dxckes could be exchanged,by the . .. a st~I>atitut,e. members them selves 9-1 Apnil ; meting OveroSgps Eventide Home. ; A ,team was +& entered in the Top-Team Comptation held in the,Social Club in April. The session closed in May with a travel talk by Mrs Sheila rani$ a member of Nairn Travel, followed by the A.G.M. Members would be carrying out a collection in aid of Car. )cer Research. There would be aFederation Meeting in Golspie on June 8th when there would be seural elections for committee members and a talk on ciropractise Health Care.