THE Vice-President of Straid Women’s Institute (WI), Valerie Park, welcomed all to the March meeting and expressed sympathy to President Ann Magee on the death of her brother.
Sympathy was also extended to Nessie Scott on the passing of her sister-in-law.
The evening took the form of a ‘Gardeners’ Question Time’. The panel consisted of guest Joy Parkinson of Ballyrobert Cottage Garden, and two Straid WI members, Jean Wilson and Patsy Smith.
Valerie Park asked the questions and the panel was thanked by Pearl Hope.
Prizewinners for the evening were Patsy Smith, Elizabeth Bridgham, Elizabeth Foster, Pat Patton and Valerie Green.
The group’s Annual Dinner was held in the Templeton Hotel where a delicious meal was enjoyed by all. Entertainment was by ‘The Park Trio’.