Mrs Helen Christie presided at the opening meeting of the Stracathro WRI.
She welcomed speaker Holly Kidd from Edzell who gave a very interesting talk on her gap year when she taught in a school in Malaysia. She demonstrated the clothes worn there and explained some of the cultural differences. Competition results: strawberry jam - 1, Helen Christie; 2, Isobel Merchant; 3, Sheila Brown. Holiday souvenir - 1, Linda Simpson; 2, Isobel Merchant; 3, Jane Cuthill.
Mrs Christie proposed the vote of thanks.