Locals show their support at Ellon Rotary fundraiser

Bob Ritchie, Colin Jamieson, David Basford.
Bob Ritchie, Colin Jamieson, David Basford.

Ellon Rotary Club staged a major fundraiser at the town’s McDonald Golf Club recently.

Organised for deserving organisations and persons in Ellon, the event saw visitors and members gather in lovely weather at the end of September,

Martin Forster of Ellon Rotary Club thanked those who had helped to make the event such a success.

He said: “There was fantastic support from local businesses who clearly had the interests of local community organisations and inventive persons at their hearts. A huge thank you to those who committed to sponsoring this year’s event.”

Some prizes at the event included afternoon tea at Trump International, vouchers for Delicious, Catwalkers and The Chocolate Bar and meals at The Buchan Hotel and The Cock and Bull.

Prizewinners: Mens 1st class: 1 Scott Emslie, Ellon 2 Steven Hardy, Ellon 3 Ewan Stewart, Ellon 4 James Bennett, Ellon 5 Calum Moir, Ballater; Mens 2nd class: 1 Scott Hay, Ellon 2 Craig McKenzie, Ellon 3 George Norrie, Ellon 4 Graeme Robertson, Inverurie 5 John Penny, Longside; Mens 3rd class: 1 Bill Boyes, Ellon 2 J Chapman, Northern 3 Bruce Gifford, Ellon 4 Andy Parks, Ellon 5 R Hardie, Cruden Bay

Ladies: 1 Fiona Campbell, Ellon 2 Isobel Phillips, Peterhead 3 Alison Holter, Insch; Mens longest drive: Bruce Mitchell, Ellon; Ladies longest drive: Fiona Campbell, Ellon; Mens nearest hole: Calum Moir, Ballater; Ladies nearest hole: Valerie Campbell, Ellon.