Win­nie cel­e­brates cen­te­nary

Rutherglen Reformer - - News -

A Cam­bus­lang woman cel­e­brated her 100th birth­day with her fam­ily who trav­elled from Aus­tralia to be with her on her spe­cial day.

Winifred ‘ Win­nie’ McElroy was pre­sented with a stun­ning neck­lace and ear­ing set, a pearl bracelet and a cake on the Satur­day be­fore her birth­day on Au­gust 7.

Win­nie, who is now a wi­dow, cel­e­brated her day at the Kingsgate Care Home in East Kil­bride by be­ing crowned Gala Queen for the home’s Sum­mer Fete. Ac­tiv­i­ties worker Ed­die Prior was on hand to do the hon­ours.

She was ac­com­pa­nied by a gi­ant teddy bear who is be­ing do­nated to a chil­dren’s char­ity.

A spokes­woman for the home said: “Win­nie had a re­ally good day with the fam­ily who came over from Aus­tralia. She was pre­sented with presents and a cake.”

Kingsgate would like to thank Beaver­brooks Jewellers and Gold­smiths Jewellers in East Kil­bride for do­nat­ing the neck­lace and ear­ring set and a pearl bracelet, as birth­day gifts.

Birth­day cel­e­bra­tions Win­nie McElroy was crowned Gala Queen for the home’s Sum­mer Fete by Ed­die Prior

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