Thanks for making Blair a brighter place
On behalf of Blairgowrie and Rattray Illuminations Committee I would like to thank a number of local businesses and individuals for their support during the Christmas lights and associated events. Their support is very much appreciated as it makes the job of the volunteers much easier.
For donating the cost of electricity to the displays: David Scott (Blairgowrie) Ltd, R Doig and Sons, Nickel and Dime, Gracefield Second Hand Furniture, Euan Laing Joinery, the Wee Coffee Shop, the Masonic Lodge, Subway Blairgowrie, Davidson Chemists, The Dome, Hodge Solicitors, Crown Bar, Edinburgh Woollen Mill, Mr and Mrs Patton, Hammer God Tattoos, Warpweftweave Studio, Perth and Kinross Council’s Social Work department, the Balmoral Hotel, Canine Cuts and the PKC lighting department.
For financial donations: Ericht Lodges, the Pub Quiz League, Kate Fleming, Graham Edwards CA, Blairgowrie and Rattray Highland Games, Trade Solutions, W M Coupar, Blairgowrie Parish Church (soup lunch), Tayside Pressure Washers, Field and Forest Engineering, Hodge Solicitors, Blairgowrie Dental Care, Cornerstone Deli, Riverside Clinic, Piob Mhor, Mike Simpson, A Proctor Group Ltd, Victor and Sons, Blairgowrie Veterinary Surgeons, Norman Laing and Co, Miller Gerrard, J Crockart and Son, Gillespie Inverarity and Co, Cunningham Carpets, Blairgowrie Cookshop, Royal Bank of Scotland, Set n Style, McNabs Solicitors, TSB, R Smith Contractors, J and J Howe, J B Corrie and Co Ltd, Lord Eglinton, Tangent Group.
Also: Algo Engineering (cherry pickers), JSR Transport (curtainsider), Tayside Contracts and Sign Shop (access to and power to container), SCYD, Willie Smith (forklift), Matthew McIntyre (forklift) Henry Church (Christmas Tree), Robert Smith Contractors (help with Christmas tree and storage of sleigh), Tayside Police, Number 31, the Trefoil Guild, the Cateran Café and The Old Cross Inn for refreshments during the putting up and dismantling the lights, Tesco, Sainsbury and the CoOp on Coupar Angus Road for donating the gifts for the Santa Grotto.
To all the volunteers who came out to help with the charity shop, the raffle in Tesco, putting up and dismantling the lights, the switch-on and the Santa sleigh a huge thank you, and finally to the people and businesses of Blairgowrie and Rattray for coming out to support our events and contributing to our funds to help us continue the good work we do in making Blairgowrie and Rattray a brighter place to be over the festive period.
If anyone would like to be involved this year, please contact Margaret on 870372.
Margaret Wotherspoon Secretary Blairgowrie and Rattray Illuminations Committee