ACCRINGTON & DISTRICT BONSAI SOCIETY
THE chairman began by welcoming everyone.
He gave his yearly report and thanked all who had helped make it another successful one.
The treasurer gave his report next and the club decided that the subscriptions would stay the same for 2019.
The election of officers was next with the following being returned to office: Gavin Hartley as chairman, Pauline Smith as secretary, John Davies as treasurer and Raymond Garratt as events coordinator.
The evening continued with our Christmas raffle.
Congratulations to all the lucky winners.
Thanks also to Rod McFarlane for his donation of bonsai items which we added to the raffle prizes.
We then stopped to have our Christmas party supper of pie and peas, mince tart and biscuits followed by a piece of very special Christmas cake made and decorated with the club name by Diane Kennedy.
Our popular Christmas quiz was next, many thanks to Ray Couldwell for compiling it.
Our now regular bonsai auction was next with a good number of trees changing hands. The evening came to an end with the chairman wishing everyone a happy Christmas and New Year.
Our next meeting is on Tuesday, January 8 at Hippings Vale Community Centre, Oswaldtwistle. We start at 7.30pm.
Start the year right by joining a popular and friendly bonsai club.
Visit us on www. accringtonbonsai.co.uk.