Tuesday, 17 December 2019

Section Christmas dinner 2019

33 section members and guests arrived at The Mitre in Witheridge for this years Christmas meal and prize giving, the meal and service were good and enjoyed by all. Dermot gave a short speech in which he reflected on Ray's passing and his service to the section since it's inception in 1965. On a further point, he advised all that he had very reluctantly had to put his much cherished Arial up for sale and had purchased a much lighter Honda, at this point he pointed out to me that it was still a single cylinder machine.
Prizes were given out, the committee this year had cut down to 4 the number of pieces of silverware, Andy was taken back when he found himself receiving a prize for effort, ( something to do with his having a Harley! ). Roy found himself picking up a cup which he didn't fancy so took it back and changed it for a tankard!. Dermot was embarrassed to find that he had picked up the most ridden post war cup, Sandie was not looking forward to polishing that for a year perhaps.
Their should have been a prize for the best headgear worn which would have gone to Ian for the animal on his head!.
Altogether a good get together, thanks to all who brought draw prizes, I don't have the amount collected yet but will put in a note later, to Sandie and Dermot for the quiz won jointly by Chris and Val and Roy and Christine, also thanks to the Mitre and to the committee who organised and ran the event.
Next section event will be at the Welcome Fryer on January the 5th 2020, see you all there.
tucking in on the top table

Mike makes sure I've got his good side

the select few!

Andy receives his 'prize'!

now who gets this one?.

which one would I rather have?

Ah that's it

coffee time

how about a quiz?.