WRI reports from around the North-east

At Kintore’s WRI, President Ann Marston welcomed members to their January Fun Night.

There was Call My Bluff doric style, horoscopes read and humorous poetry, ‘Quess What Your Are Holding’.

Competition results: Flower of the Month: Evelyn Murray, Betty Heron, Liz Leil; A jar of marmalade: Sheila Gray, Lorraine Reid, Margaret Farrquharson; 5 line limerick: Gladys Duguid, May Forman, Liz Leil.

After tea, raffles and the vote of thanks by Ann Marston, the meeting ended.

Next meet :February 4 at 6.30pm celebrating their 90th birthday at the Strathburn Hotel, Inverurie.

In December, Fetternear celebrated their 93rd birthday with a visit to the Inverurie Pantomine.

In January, President, Elsie Murray welcomed members to the first meeting of 2014 with arrangements made for the Scotch Night on March 7 at 7.30pm.

Dorothy Grant gave a demonstration of patchwork before a tasty display of savoury and sweet food was enjoyed. Teas were served by Lindsay Smith and Helen Reid.

A competition of Members photographs as children was won by Lindsay Smith. Flower of month: Elma Riddell, Margaret Salter, Betty Lawie; ‘Fish and Chips’ jumper: Elsie Murray, Margaret Salter, Lorna Skea.

Iris Keith ran the raffle and gave the vote of thanks for a very enjoyable evening.