AGM December 2016
Our AGM in December 2016 was our new Patron, Di Levantine’s first visit to a Downland meeting though she has been very supportive at our exhibitions this year. This was a good opportunity for members to meet her and find out more about her amazing commitment to the Snowdrop Trust. Pictured are some of the members who received awards from Di on the day. The Tom Groom Award for a Still Life Painting was won by Ronnie Graham and Mary Hite, Chris Woodward and Rosie Williment received highly commended certificates. The Dennis Frost-Award for best in Spring show was won by Roger Billington and highly commended-certificates went to Caryl Smith, Pauline Lovell and Roger Billington. The Mary Hite Award for best in Summer show went to Roger Billington and Jeanette Clarke, Betty-Ann Beaulieu, Pat Wright were highly commended. The Dorothy Tubb Award for an oil painting was won by Margaret Cairns with highly commended certificates being given to Kay Gale, Sue Olford and Dominic Carlton. Maggie Gulliver took the Drawing Award and Pat Wright, Kay Gale, Wendy Bowen were highly commended. The new Dominic Carlton Sketching Award went for the first time to Kay Gale with highly commended going to Jill Buckingham, Judith Avenell and Allan Plumpton.