Queen’s Garden Party honour
Residents from Rutherglen and Cambuslang were among those who enjoyed lunch with the Queen last week.
Volunteers from the Lightburn Elderly Association Project were among a group of 10 who attended the Queen’s Garden Party in Edinburgh on Tuesday, July 4.
Also among them was Deputy Lord Lieutenant Janet Low, who said: “The weather couldn’t dampen our spirits and everyone said it was a marvellous day.”
The other volunteers to enjoy the day were: John Hendry, Jackie Black, Eileen McCormack, Bennie Legatte, Janet Bremner, Margaret McGeekie. Elizabeth Legatte, Maureen Clayton and Andy Clayton.
A special event will be held in Fernhill Community Centre today to showcase the work done by volunteers in the scheme.
The event will run from 2-6pm on Wednesday, July 12.
Groups who operate in the centre include the senior citizens club on a Monday and gents bowling on a Tuesday.
On Thursdays a youth club takes place as well as the bingo.
The popular Fernhill Soccer School takes place on Sundays.
Also there on the day will be South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture’s ACE programme, which operates across the region.
Testimony from those who benefit from the work of volunteers will be put up around the centre. Friends of Cambuslang Park will host their annual teddy bear’s picnic next Wednesday, July 19.
The event is free and no booking is required.
Youngsters are invited to take their teddy’s along to join in the fun with songs, a petting zoo and games all keeping them entertained.
Running from 10.30am until 12.30pm, the event will take place at the Cairns Road entrance. Garden party