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Monthly Function Friday 29th June 2018

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Helensburgh and District Highland Association

 

Held at the Commodore Hotel on 29 June 2018

 

 

Numbers attending were again a little disappointing due in part to the exceptionally good weather, though slightly up on last month with 48 members and 6 guests.

 

Excellent and lively music was provided by the Liam Stewart Band and was much appreciated by the dancers who coped admirably with conditions more reminiscent of the tropics than the average Scottish summer. The iced water jugs proved essential!

 The raffle this month raised £140 - Thank you to all who donated and of course those who purchased tickets.

Surplus profits will, as usual be donated to good causes at the end of our season. 

 

Our next function will be a dance on 27 July in the Osprey Suite of the Commodore Hotel with music provided by the ever popular Nicky McMichan Scottish Dance Band. All welcome, whether to dance or simply listen to some great music.

 

In the meantime, for those interested there is the Lomond Arms Hotel in Luss is hosting the Luss Highland Games Ceilidh on Saturday 7 July at 8pm. Tickets £5 at the door.

 

Liam Stewart Scottish Dance Band 

 

 

Well Done the Dancers!! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Monthly Function Friday 25th May 2018

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Held at the Commodore Hotel on 25th May 2018

It was a holiday weekend so the attendance at the May dance was disappointing but the 43 members enjoyed the music of the Ewan Galloway Scottish Dance Band.  Ewan has played for us many times and has become a favourite of the Association.

 

During the break we held the A.G.M.  Our retiring President John Johnston reported it had been a year of mixed fortunes with a decline in membership and the numbers down at functions.  Even so we were able to donate £1000.00 to charity.  

Thankfully a new Committee was formed and John welcomed our new President Mr Neil MacLeod which assures the Association going into its 112th year.  Neil can be contacted by telephone on 

01436 831284.

 

The raffle on the night raised £131.00, thanks to all who contributed.

 

Our next function is a dance on 30th June at 8pm in the Osprey Suite, Commodore Hotel.  Music is provided by the Liam Stewart Dance Band trio, so whether you like to listen or dance to great music come along , you’ll be welcomed.

 

Ewan Galloway Scottish Dance Band 

 

New Association President, Mr Neil MacLeod 

 

Newly elected committee members(see info area of site for detail) 

 

Well donethe dancers!! 

 

 


 

Monthly Function Friday 27th April 2018

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Helensburgh and District Highland Association.

Report of the Dance on 27th April 2018.

We welcomed 78 members and guests, (a special warm welcome to friends from Ireland) to the Associations April dance.

The music was provided by the Roy Hendrie Scottish Dance Band.  Their selection of tunes and timing were superb to dance to , and if you don’t dance great to listen to.

 

Our April function is usually the night we give donations to local charities, but this year we have already donated £1000.00 to the Fisherman’s Trust to help with the raising of the Nancy Glen trawler which tragically sunk at Tarbert.  For many years the people of Tarbert supported the Association and we felt privileged to be able to help in some small way.  Fortunately the trawler has now been raised.

 The money we are able to donate is down to the generosity of our members who contribute prizes and purchase raffle tickets during the year.  Many thanks to you all.

 On the night  the raffle raised a wonderful £197.00, thanks again.

 

Our next function is a dance on 25th May in the Osprey Suite at the Commodore Hotel starting at 8 p.m.  The music is provided by a band who have entertained us many times, the Ewan Galloway Scottish Dance band.  The A.G.M. will take place during the break.

 

Please join us for a great evening of music and dancing, we would be delighted to see you.   

 

Function due on 23rd March 2018

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Attention Please

 

Due to a booking error on the part of the venue, The Commodore Hotel, Helensburgh. The function on Friday, 23rd March 2018 has had to be cancelled.

Apologies to all who had planned to attend the event.

 
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