Auchterarder SWI Update


President Janet Mcconnell welcomed everyone to the May meeting and AGM of Strathallan SWI. Tellers from Forteviot SWI were on hand to oversee the election of new committee members.

After the Secretary and Treasurers annual reports and usual business, Mrs McConnell congratulated the team who won the Sheila Gillon Trophy at the recent Earn Valley Group meeting.

Speaker for the evening was Janice Walker, from The Bloom Room, Auchterarder. Janice demonstrated how make a beautiful hand-tied bouquet in an effortless manner. Further stunning displays were produced with unusual flowers and foliage. Janice was warmly thanked by the president.

Tea and raffle followed, organised by the committee.

Competition results – 3 pieces of Traybake – 1st Jean Dawson, 2nd Janet McConnell, 3rd Janet Shanks.

Favourite Antique – 1st Christine Taylor, 2nd Janet McConnell, 3rd Elsie Galloway.

Small jar of Rhubarb & Ginger Jar for the Gardening Scotland Competition – Christine Taylor.

Points Rosebowl – 1st Janet McConnell, 2nd Christine Taylor, 3rd Elsie Galloway.

New committee members were announced – Susan Grey, Margaret Moran and Janet Shanks.

The president closed by wishing for everyone to have a wonderful summer.


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