New vase for Artana WI as annual dinner is held

Artana WI president Miss Myrtle Meeke, Miss Cassandra Sloan and secretary Miss Elma Somerville.
Artana WI president Miss Myrtle Meeke, Miss Cassandra Sloan and secretary Miss Elma Somerville.

PRESIDENT Myrtle Meeke welcomed everyone to Artana WI’s January meeting, including Miss Cassandra Sloan and guest speaker Mr Gregg Sommerville.

Cassandra, on behalf of the Sloan family, presented a beautiful vase to the WI in memory of the late Mrs Moira Sloan.

Mr Somerville, who is the fifth generation to farm the family farm gave a most interesting talk and power-point presentation on his travels through the Nuffield Scholarship to study the dairy industry in different countries throughout the world.

Competition for the prettiest Christmas card depicting a farm animal was won by Mrs Hilda Graham, after a lovely supper the meeting was closed with the singing of A Countrywoman’s song.

The annual dinner was held in February at the Rockmount Golf Club. President Myrtle Meeke extended a warm welcome to all present on a very wintery night, a delicious meal was enjoyed by all. Mrs Ena McNeill was the birthday girl.