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Thrift Shop Report August 27/28


August Prize Draw


Monymusk Senior Citizens hold a monthly prize draw to raise funds for a summer bus trip and Christmas lunch for senior citizens. The first prize is £100 and the second prize is £25. The Draw must be made with non-committee members present to make sure everything is done properly so it will be made on the second Wednesday of each month in the Hall where non-committee members will be present to oversee proceedings.

There are some draw numbers available. You can get a form to join the draw, which costs £26 per year or £13 for six months (equivalent to only 50p per week), by sending an email to Elsie Aiken (bandeaiken@btinternet.com) or phoning Louise Craigmyle (01467-651359).

The names of winners will be posted here each month.

The winners for August were:
£100 A. Lawie
£25 Tina Aiken

The winners for July were:
£100 Mr A Milne
£25 Owen Thomson

The Senior Citizens Committee needs folk to come forward and help to organise the Summer Bus Drive and the Christmas Lunch. The number of folk on the Committee is falling each year while the number of Senior Citizens who benefit is rising. If you know of anyone (including yourself of course!) who could make a contribution to helping the Senior Citizens please contact Elsie (651459), Euan (651470) or Louise (651359).

Thank you.


The Masters 2015 Boules Tournament Report

The general scene Yet another successful Monymusk Boules Masters took place in the Square on Saturday 30th May.
Teams in fancy dress Despite the unsettled weather it only rained very slightly and 180 folk in 40 teams played boules, most of them in fancy dress.
French theme French theme There were some fantastic outfits on show and to add to the French theme.
The guillotine The stocks The Square was host to 2 lifesize guillotines and also a set of stocks.
Musical entertainment Musical entertainment This year music was supplied by Dave Martin on his French accordion, The Athol Smith Jazz Band, The Junior Garioch Fiddlers and the Granite City Brass.
A general view The competition this year divided at lunch time into a low road and a high road, so that 32 teams progressed to the afternoon knockout stages.
The final Low road winners were Boules 2 Dash, a team from Melrose.
The Prize giving For the second year running the McArthur family team, Los Bouleros, picked up the trophy as High Road winners.
The Prizes were awarded by Lady Fiona Grant.
Preparing the pistes Neil McArthur who runs the event said:
"I want to say thanks again to all those who took part in 2015. To our generous sponsors, to the team who helped set up the Square, the raffle ladies, Derek & Susan & staff at the Grant Arms Hotel, Monymusk Thrift Shop Ladies, Sir Archie & Lady Grant and to Shirley & Lynn our referees. A special thanks to Erica the Tournament Controller, Katie her assistant and to the one and only Mark Paterson who was chief setter-upper and without whom we would never have been ready on time. Finally to the teams, thanks guys, for without you it doesn't really work! Fun, laughter, enjoyment, good humour, and you raised £9,425 for local good causes, £24,350 over the 3 tournaments! I hope that residents and vistors alike will return again next year to our beautiful village to play boules. Merci et à bientôt!"
Click to see a list of the sponsors.

Photographs taken by Colin Johnston.


Senior Citizens Christmas Lunch 2014

The Senior Citizens Christmas Lunch was held in the Village Hall on Saturday 6th December.


Click here to see some photographs from the Christmas Lunch

Senior Citizens Summer Bus Drive 2014

The Senior Citizens summer bus drive visited the Speyside Centre at Dulnain Bridge near Aviemore, the Highland Wildlife Park at Kincraig and Grantown on 28th June.


Click here to see some photographs from the bus drive

Formal Opening

The Opening Event was a great success. Aberdeenshire Provost Jill Webster toured the displays set up by twelve hall-user groups before formally re-opening the refurbished Hall by unveiling a plaque which acknowledges the very significant financial contributions we received from the LEADER Programme and Aberdeenshire Council. Hall Chairman Alan Sibbald thanked the Provost before thanking the financial institutions that provided funding and the folk from the Hall Committee and the Community (especially the Thrift Shop ladies) for the hard work they put in to complete the funding.

The success of the event was all down to great teamwork from everyone who was involved.

These photos from the event, include the Hall Chairman taking tea with the Provost!





All photographs taken by Colin Johnston.


A New Hall Sign

We have a new sign at the Hall. It was paid for with a bequest from the family of Betty Thomson in her memory. We are very grateful to the Thomson family for the generous gift.


Hall Development Update

Work on the Car Park has now been completed.

Car park photo Car park photo

The Project is part-financed by The Scottish Government and the European Community
Rural Aberdeenshire Leader 2007-2013 Programme.


Hall Committee Minutes

The most recently approved minutes of meetings of the Hall Management Committee are available below:

Hall Management Committee Minutes 2nd February 2015


For more information about what is going on in Monymusk visit the Facebook page What's On In Monymusk


Monymusk Village Hall is a Charity registered in Scotland as Monymusk Village Hall Management Committee  - SC038241

Calendar



calendar_8-2015.pdf



calendar_9-2015.pdf

Regular User Times


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Archived Calendars

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hall_minutes_aug14.pdf
hall_minutes_dec14.pdf
hall_minutes_feb15.pdf
hall_minutes_oct14.pdf