Warmest congratulations were extended to the Late Deacon, of the Incorporation of Cordiners, Dr Beverly Bergman, on the well-deserved award of an OBE in the New Year Honours List for Services to Veterans in Scotland. Equally deserving was the award to Richard Paterson of an OBE. Richard is a member of the Maltmen and the award was for services to the Whisky industry.
Virtual Mixed Burns Supper
The House Lodge is running a Virtual Mixed Burns Supper on Monday 8th February which starts at 8pm and they would be delighted if people connected to the House Crafts could attend. Anyone interested in attending should please advise Hamilton Purdie (firstname.lastname@example.org) and he will forward the link. Hamilton states, “It should be a delightful evening and shouldn’t be too dry.”
John F MacLeod, Deacon of the Incorporation of Coopers, has advised of two events for which there will be more information in due course and for which the dates might be kept free.
• The “Not Quite” Coopers Choosing Dinner – Friday 5th March 2021 @ 6:30pm by Zoom
• The Coopers Business Lecture – Thursday 25th March 2021 @ 6:30pm (1 hour) by Zoom.