South Devon News
South Devon Member elected President of the Alpine Garden Society.
At the recent Annual General Meeting of the Alpine Garden Society, Val Lee, a member of the South Devon Group, was elected President of the Society.
Val, who moved to Devon in 1986 from Derbyshire via Sheffield, first joined the Society in 1976. Whilst in Yorkshire she served as Secretary of the West Yorkshire Group and also served the Society nationally as AGS Director of Shows from 1991 to 2000. She joined the South Devon group in 1987 and during her membership served as Group Secretary for some 7 years.
Val is seen here (centre) with Christine McGregor the Society's Director, and Colin Smith the AGS Treasurer.
Well done Val, an honour richly deserved.
Bob and Di Dark given national award.
Stalwart members of the South Devon Group, Bob and Di Dark, were given a Local Group Award at the recent Annual General meeting of the Society. Local Group Awards are given to individuals nominated by the membership of the Society for meritorious service at the Local level.
Bob and Di are also members of the Exeter, Taunton and Dorset Local Groups and for some years have served as Show Secretaries for the annual Alpine Garden Society South West Show held in Exeter.
Well done Bob and Di and well deserved.
On 20 August 2010 Dot and Terry Underhill are to celebrate their Golden Wedding Anniversary. Best Wishes from all of us and we hope you have a lovely day.