The President, Ian Anderson, of the Falkirk and District Philatelic Society(FDPS) welcomed Provost Pat Reid and his Wife and approximately forty Members with Wives and Partners to the Society’s 50th Anniversary Dinner Celebration in the Cladhan Hotel on the evening of the 30th of April.

Ian gave a brief resume of the history of the Society, and thanked Falkirk Council for their contribution to the Society’s efforts at the recent Scottish Stamp Congress in Perth, before inviting the Provost to address the gathering. The Provost thanked the Society for their invitation to the Function and commented on the efforts that the Society had made over the years, to keep the hobby of Stamp Collecting alive in the Falkirk & District area.

Member Rab Yardley was presented with a Trophy won at the Congress, for the best display by a Member of the Host Society.

All present enjoyed a very good meal, which was well presented and served, followed by tea/coffee and a slice of the Anniversary Cake!!


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