President steps down

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LYNDA Marshall has stepped down after six years as president of Monifieth Art Society.

At the recent annual general meeting, new president Wilma Woudenberg paid tribute to Lynda’s commitment, enthusiasm and dedication during her term of office. Lynda introduced workshops by local artists and more exhibitions in various venues in the area thus increasing the membership each year. She will continue to serve on the committee in an advisory capacity.

Lynda was presented with a bouquet of flowers and cards from the Art Society at the end of the meeting.

Post war reminiscences

AT A meeting of Carnoustie Probus Club in the Station Hotel on Wednesday morning, Dan Hood told fellow members about his time in the Royal Navy from January, 1946.

After VE Day, a British fleet was sent to the Far East to assist the United States Navy following the surrender of Japan and Mr Hood was aboard one of these vessels. He described some of the many incidents, especially those connected with the daily ‘rum issue’.

Past president Alastair Wylie presided and gave the vote of thanks.

At the next meeting on Wednesday, July 18, the guest speaker will be David Torrie.