President, Eileen Morrice, welcomed members and tellers from New Pitsligo WRI to the business meeting of New Deer WRI.
Nancy Keenan read the minutes for the past year and treasurer Evelyn Glennie gave an up-to-date report.
Competitions points were counted for the year and the the Buchan Trophy went to Nancy Rennie,runner-up Ethel Brown followed by Ethel Dalgarno
The trophy for Flower of the Month was won by Nancy Rennie.
Louise Baxter of Baxter Podiatry gave members a most interesting talk on all aspects of foot care.
Information booklets on foot care were then handed out to everyone.
Louise then judged the competitions and results were are as follows.
Three suggestions for syllabus with competitions - 1 Nancy Rennie, 2 Nancy Keenan, 3 Ethel Brown.
Decorated boiled egg - 1 Linda Glennie, 2 Evelyn Glennie, 3 Pat Hibbit.
Flower of the month - 1 Alice Mutch, 2 Ethel Brown, 3 Nancy Rennie.
New Pitsligo completed the business and the election of a new committee was announced as follows :
President and general secretary - Eileen Brown; vice-president Eileen Morrice,; treasurer - Evelyn Glennie; minutes secretary - Pat Hibbit; raffles Linda Glennie; competitions Marion Tran and Anne Dickinson are the new committee; group reporter - Nancy Rennie; Press reporter - Ethel Dalgarno
Members were delighted to have the company of Young farmers and a few retired farmers at the meeting.
Competition results were as follows:
Holiday souvenir - 1 Ethel Brown, 2 Alice Mutch, 3 Nancy Rennie.
Two potato scones - Nancy Rennie, Ethel Brown, Ethel Dalgarno.
Flower of the month - Ethel Brown, Alice Mutch, Nancy Rennie.
Evelyn Glennie gave the vote of thanks, bringing a lovely evening to a close.