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Taste and try gives plenty food for thought at Arradoul SWI


By Alan Beresford

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ARRADOUL SWI held their first AGM since 2019 recently.

Arradoul SWI have held their first AGM since the pandemic began.
Arradoul SWI have held their first AGM since the pandemic began.

The meeting, opened by Janet Winterbourne, welcomed a good turnout, with a review of the finances and activities showing that the rural events are getting back to normal at last.

The Annie Jamieson Rose Bowl for most points in the monthly competitions was won by Jessie Low.

With the lovely aroma of food going round the hall, members was ready to tuck into the Taste and Try. Members brought in a selection of savoury and sweet dishes to share, then decided which they liked best.

First prize for the savoury dish was won jointly between Isobel Ekersley and Wendy Crosby with Marion Hopkinson coming second. Coleen MacKenzie came first with her sweet dish and Marion Hopkinson second.

A new committee was appointed: President – Coleen MacKenzie; Vice President – Sheila Thomas; Secretary – Emma Marandola; Treasurer – Alvina McNair; Press Secretary – Wendy Crosby; Raffles – Marian Stringer; Tea Convener – Penny Shepherd. Committee Members: Susan Clarke; Donna Trowbridge; Lois Archibald.

The next meeting is on Tuesday, June 21 will be a friendly get together for a blether and a look at the Keith Show competitions. Visitors as always are very welcome to come along for a cup of tea and a fancy piece.

Plans are also in place to run the popular afternoon teas on the first four Sundays in July and a Mario Jannetta Big Band Concert on Friday, September 23.


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