WRI learn about first responders

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Elsie Murray, President welcomed members to the June meeting with a special welcome to David Gauld, Coordinator, and June Morrison, qualified nurse from Scottish Ambulance Service, First Response Unit (Inverurie & District).

They gave a very interesting talk on the vital work they do as first on the scene at accidents or emergencies before an ambulance arrives.

They also showed and demonstrated the equipment they carry.

Members had lots of questions for them and reassured them how competent they are in a crisis.

They also kindly judged the competitions.

Results were as follows:

Flower of month:

1. Lorna Skea. 2. Elsie Aiken. 3. Dorothy Grant.

Energy Bar:

1. Lorna Skea. 2. Margaret Salter. 3. Elsie Aiken.

Get Well Card:

1. Lorna Skea. 2. Dorothy Grant.

Lorna Skea was awarded the New Zealand Trophy for most points on the night.

A lovely tea was served by Lorna Skea and Margaret Salter.

Gertie Whiteford brought her Special Birthday cake to share with members of the group at the meeting.

Iris Keith ran the raffle.

A comprehensive Vote of Thanks was given by Dorothy Grant which ended the evening.