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THE PORT ELIZABETH SCOTTISH ASSOCIATION

NEWSLETTER – MAY 2017

Dear Members,

The Port Elizabeth Scottish Association has come to the end of another financial year.  If you have not paid your subscription for the 2016/17 year, please assist by paying before the end of this month.

Only paid up members will be allowed to vote at our Annual General Meeting which will be held on 12 July 2017.

PAST FUNCTIONS

Easter Bonnet tea – 23rd April 2017

Sadly, the response from our members was very poor. Only 13 members attended mostly committee. Thank you to committee members who provided a great variety of cakes and eats for the afternoon tea. Dawn Sked won the prize for the best decorated Easter Bonnet. We enjoyed some good fellowshipping. Thank you Dawn and Andrew for your great hospitality.

FUTURE FUNCTIONS

MAY 2017 – OFFICIAL VISIT OF THE FEDERATION CHIEF – FRED BROKENSHIRE

Date:               20TH MAY 2017

Time:              19h00 for 19h30

Venue:           Old Grey Sports Club, 2 Lennox Street (Opposite the Mount Road Police   Station).

Menu:             Roast beef and chicken, 2 vegetables of the day, roast potatoes,                  savoury rice and gravy.   Dessert will be Malva pudding and ice cream

Cost:               R90.00 per person for members and R95.00 for non-members                      including gratuity.

Bar Facility    A cash bar facility will be available.

As usual a vegetarian meal is available on request. Tea and coffee will be available to cost of which will be for your own account.

Bookings:      Bookings will be handled by Margaret Thompson on 041-360 7396 or 082-3203145 or email:  margarett@mweb.co.za.

For catering purposes, the cut-off date is not later than Monday 15th May 2017

As usual please remember that the P.E. Scottish will be liable for all costs once we have confirmed the numbers.

Please support your society as this is one of our important functions on the calendar and I appeal for your support.

JUNE 2017 – A VIDEO EVENING WITH SOUP AND ROLLS

Date:               16TH June 2017

Time:              17h00 for 17h30 (The DVD will start at 17h30 (5.30) sharp)

Venue:           The home of Bruce and Sandra Strang, 29 Potgieter Street,                          Parsons Hill.

Video:             “The Queen’s Horses 90th Birthday Celebration”. This is quite a                  lengthy DVD and therefore, we need to start early.

Cost:               R35.00 per person.

There will be a variety of soups to be enjoyed. Bean, Pea and Ham, Butternut and Tomato.

All the soups are made by the ladies of the committee, therefore, we need your support to come along and enjoy while you are watching the video.

Bookings will be handled by Sandra Strang on 041-373-6311 or 082-7275588 or email bruce_sandra@telkomsa.net.

For catering purposes, the cut-off date is Wednesday 14th June 2017

Please bring your own liquid refreshments and glasses.

JULY 2017 – ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Date:               Wednesday 12th July 2017

Time:              19h00 for 19h30

Venue:           Old Grey Sports Club, 2 Lennox Street (Opposite the Mount Road               Police Station).

Bar Facility:   A cash bar facility will be available.

Please diarise this date.   I appeal to all our members to attend the meeting. This is very important as we need to discuss the future of the Port Elizabeth Scottish association, therefore, I would like to see a good turnout.

CEILIDH DANCING

The classes are held at Aldersgate Retirement Village on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month at 14h30. Ladies to contact are Jill MacKenzie on 041-3685239 or Liz Hounsfield on 082-0543911.

BIRTHDAYS

June 2017

18th                             David Allison

25th                             Elana Bojè

28th                             Wendy McCleland

We wish you a very happy birthday. To any other members celebrating birthdays, our good wishes.

A LAUGH

I don’t understand how I can remember every word of a song from 1964 but I can’t remember why I walked into the kitchen.

Best regards,

IVAN DICKSON

CHIEF