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“Affiliated to the Federated Caledonian Society of Southern Africa”

 St Andrews Scottish Society, Herbert Park Bowling Club,

          71 Turf Club Street Turffontein.            

(A Cultural Scottish Society, Not for gain)


October 2019

Dear Fellow St Andrews Members and friends.

Congress has been and gone, really fantastic Congress hosted by Bloemfontein Callies Photos are on the link https://www.facebook.com/Federated-Caledonian-Society-of-South-Africa-239226126092527/

The Trophy’s for the most new members and the % both went to the Vaal Scottish the Trophies were collected on their behalf by Andrew Kelly and Tommy Soutar from our new Federation Chief Lynette Johnson.

We have a lull before our St Andrews Night & Chiefs Night

PUT IT IN YOUR DAIRY 30th November 6.30 for 7pm Sharp. It should be a Formal Dress but with this heat it can be Day or Evening wear. The Price will be included in the next reminder. Meanwhile we are planning a Halloween with the Bowlers and Bikers on the 9th of November, the details will be finalised on Friday (Tomorrow) it will be an evening function, so you can start preparing your costumes now.

Herbert Park will be having a “Pink Day” in aid of Cancer on the 27th October, R70.00 if you are playing Bowls R50.00 if you are coming for the day includes a meal, lots of entertainment, Music ETC. Come and make a day out, supporting the Club and a worthwhile cause.

Picnic on the Lawns (not the Bowling Greens)

Refreshments available from the Bar.

The Gathering Calendar for 2020 is out and can be found on https://www.facebook.com/Federated-Caledonian-Society-of-South-Africa-239226126092527/

The Federation Facebook page also lists events like the restoration of the Scottish Horse Memorial in Kensington Johannesburg. Some lovely pics on there.

Our sick list includes Jane Dyer, Jean and Andrew Kelly. We wish them a speedy Recovery, Uncle John Bell in Welkom has been very ill and we send Prayers and good wishes to the Family to stay strong, wishing John a speedy recovery.

Our condolences to Ravel Saayman on the passing of husband Peter also, Mike and Annie LaHoud and Family on the passing of Mikes Father.

Will update early next week on Halloween and any other events.


Tommy Soutar (Chief)