A festive fling at SWI
Mrs Selina Ross, president of Shawhead SWI, welcomed members and friends to the Galloway Arms Hotel in Crocketford for the Christmas lunch on December 12.
Grace was said by Selina then members enjoyed an excellent meal after which Selina presented the competition winners for 2018.
First was Mrs Jenny Laurie who received the Kelly Cup for gaining most points in the competitions during the year. Second, receiving the candlestick holder, was Mrs Jean McClelland and third, winning the shield, was Mrs Margaret Gibson.
The December competition was a gift wrapped box of tissues to be donated to Lochduhar Nursing Home.
Carol Bryden was first with Selina Ross runner up and Marion Dunbar in third.
Selina then thanked the hotel staff for the excellent meal and also for judging the competition.
Carol Bryden organised a Christmas carol and song game which was enjoyed by everyone and was won by Sheena Howat. Afterwards members and friends sang The Twelve Days of SWI compiled by Carol.
Selina thanked Carol for both the game and song and also for drawing up the new syllabus which was given out to members.
The afternoon was rounded off with everyone singing a few Christmas carols.