New session under way

ARBROATH Speakers’ Club president Robert Hill, embarking on his second year in office, welcomed members and guests to the inaugural meeting of the 2012/2013 speaking year held in the Stables Bar at the Meadowbank on Thursday evening.

Undertaking the task for the first time, speakers’ chair Sharon Cummings presented the programme for the evening and introduced her three speakers, Chris McIntosh, Duncan Stewart and Robert Ramsay.

The topics master, Mark Masson, put June Jelly, Robert Peat, Jim Ratcliffe, Mary Law, Eddie Wilmott and Jerry Jackson on the spot as they responded to his six questions.

Eddie Wilmott, Mary Law and Christine Watkin evaluated the speeches. John Winterton was the general evaluator.

If you are interested in the Arbroath Speakers’ Club they meet at the Meadowbank at 7.30 p.m., every second Thursday.

The next meeting is on Thursday, September 27, and the date of the open evening this year is Thursday, November 8 at 7.30 p.m. at the Meadowbank. 

For more information, contact the secretary John Winterton on 01241 852630.