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Forty years of gardening from china to stranraer The speaker was john maine who talked and showed some beautiful slides on '40 years of gardening'.He started off at askham bryan college near york then came to the carlisle city parks department. He moved to rhs harlow car gardens at harrogate in 1975 then moved to wisley for eight years in 1980. In 1988 he went to the royal botanic gardens at edinburgh for 12 years overseeing gardens on the west coast down to stranraer.He also spent some time teaching at the botanic gardens in china. He Beach Wedding Dresses Australia was thanked by cath bamford. The competition winners were vina duncombe, betty birrell and maggie rogerson. The cup for the most competition points throughout the year was won by betty birrell, with anne wilson runner up.Full attendance was achieved by betty birrell, cath bamford, mary copland, isa dixon, jean elliott, julia fisher, elizabeth ewart, joan hannen, dorothy siddle, eleanor story, kathy vevers, anne wilson and eva wyllie. The provisional programme for 2007 was read out, after which treasurer elizabeth ewart gave a satisfactory financial statement.Ilene then gave her president's report which showed that we have had a very busy and varied year. She then thanked all the committee members for their hard work and continued support during the year. Ilene forsyth was reelected president and she was thanked for her work and enthusiasm over the last year. The new committee are isa dixon.Elizabeth ewart, dorothy siddle, marjorie hope, cath bamford, helen lindsay, margaret telford(Mc)Joan hannen, thelma barnes, shirley winthrop, jean elliott and freda mccleary.The positions they will take were to be decided at the first committee meeting on january 9. The first meeting to the new committee was held in the council rooms when members were given their positions. Arrangements were made for the first meeting of the new year on february 12 at the community centre when there will be a savoury supper please bring crockery and cutlery.The speaker will be dr david gould. Subscriptions will be due and new members are Cheap Bridesmaid Dresses very welcome. Audrey harrison welcomed everyone to the first meeting of the new year, which began with the singing of jerusalem. She thanked margaret moore for the lovely flower arrangement on her table and nellie holliday for more than 4, 000 used postage stamps which will be sent to the air ambulance appeal.Freda garner read a record of the december agm and listed all the people who had agreed to take on jobs to help the committee. The raffle tickets for the large birthday party draw were given out and each member was asked to sell six books.County chairman eileen wilson has agreed to attend the 80th birthday party in march. Everyone was reminded to write their name in the book if they enter the monthly competitions so that a correct record can be kept.The darts competition will be held at silloth on february 19 at 7.30pm and Muriel Mattinson told all who would be in the team. Audrey then introduced pauline bibby who gave us the background to her holiday and then showed us slides of the inca trail.This was more than a holiday and we had fascinating glimpses of the wonderful buildings and how they had lasted for so many centuries while the scenery was magnificent. Prom Dresses Australia The city of machu picchu was at the end of five days of trekking but well worth the spectacle. Freda garner thanked pauline for transporting us all on a wonderful journey on such a cold night. Hostesses margaret ackerley and irene irving served refreshments then mrs wilson's group provided prizes for the card bingo.The winner of the christmas cake competition was gladys temple;2, Joyce Wilson.The christmas card winner was elsie donald;2, Freda Garner and the Flower of the Month was a snowdrop from Freda Garner;2, Margaret Moore.The drawing was won by joyce wilson;2, Gladys Temple. As the programmes for 2007 had not arrived audrey reminded members that next month will be mr prestwich with slides and the competitions will be an egg cup and a flower overseen by elsie donald, hostesses phyllis dockray, gladys temple and margaret todd and the social time mrs hurst's group. The january agm commenced with wishes for a happy new year to everyone from the president. Wi membership voucher books were distributed and then the supper of fish and chips arrived. The business of the evening started with the secretary reading the minutes of the 2006 agm.Margaret hay then mentioned items from the county news and that the subscription of 26 was due. The programme secretary, margaret hodgson, then went through the programme for the coming year and asked for competition suggestions.