AGM and Dinner – Dunblane 2nd March 2013
As we move into 2013 we have to say farewell to our Chairman of four years, Jimmy Sinclair, as he steps down. Jimmy will be remembered for his enthusiasm for supporting the NSA and gathering new faces from far and wide. Moving into the chair is Sybil McPherson, the first lady in many years to become Chairperson. Sybil was previously joint Vice-Chairperson alongside Ian Hepburn, who was voted back as Vice-Chairman.
Successful purchasers on the night include:
One day on a steam train special for two people including full lunch, Kindly donated by John Cameron was sold to Mr Howard Venters £400.
Round of Golf for four at the Buchannan Castle Golf Club, Kindly donated by Mr John MacDougall. Sold for £150 to Mr and Mrs Gauld.
Limited edition hand crafted crook, Kindly donated by the NSA Scottish region to Mr John Hamilton £320.
Show tickets for one day, VIP lunch and car pass for two people OR four tickets for one day at the Royal Highland Show 2012, kindly donated by the Royal Highland and Agricultural Society. Sold for £175 to Mr Alan Gray.
A One Night Complimentary Bed & Breakfast Stay for 2 guests including 15 Days Parking At The Quality Hotel Edinburgh Airport, Kindly donated by The Quality Hotel Edinburgh Airport. Bought by Mr George Milne, £60
Two tickets for Hospitality to watch Rangers at Ibrox, game of your choice was chapped down for £200 to Mr Alisdair Fletcher.
Oil Painting of the ‘Upper Reaches of the Teviot Valley’, kindly donated by Mr L M Clark (Scottish Sporting Artist) bought by NSA Chief executive Mr Phil Stocker.
Charcoal sketch of Pheasants by Mr L M Clark, was bought by Mrs Velma Jarron £35.
Hand painted drawing on grass fibre by Mr L M Clark, was sold to Mr Nigel Millar £150.
Mrs Patsy Hunter won the top raffle prize of one night B&B for 2 guests mid-week at the Dunblane Hydro.
The Auction raised £1710 and the total amount raised on the night including the raffle was £2382.
The NSA Scottish Region this year has decided to donate £1500 to the ‘Moffat First Response Unit’, the charity of choice of the family of the late Willie Davidson, Poldean Moffat. Mr Davidson hosted Scotsheep in 2004.
The remainder of the money raised will be used for Young Shepherd initiatives in the region.