Esslemont SWRI President Mrs Helen Smillie opened the meeting with the first part of the business meeting prior to the speaker arriving.
Shelagh Swanson of the Oil and Glass Gallery and workshop in Holborn Street Aberdeen spoke of her skills and her craft journey to the present day and brought along some of own work for members to view
The competitions were judged, winners were: American Muffins: 1. Annie Paterson 2. Jean Winterbottom 3. Helen Smillie; Flower of the Month 1. Jean Winterbottom 2. Annie Paterson 3. Lynne Copping: Our favourite bracelet 1. Joyce Clark 2. Jean Winterbottom 3. Grace Hambling.
This was followed by tea and the raffle, Vote of thanks was given by Sue Armstrong-Mills
The business meeting was then concluded: Mrs Helen Smillie wished all members a safe journey home, next meeting is the annual whist and dominoes evening held on November 6.