AQSC Annual Dinner
dinner was held on Saturday 18 November in the clubhouse. Although
Turkey was on the menu this year, these dinners have never been
intended as Christmas Dinners. They are semi formal and a number of
dinner jackets and 'posh frocks' are always to be seen. The evening is
professionally catered and this year was handled by Sandra Watson and
her company "Food for Thought".
Some 48 persons sat down at 8:00pm having been welcomed
and well watered at the bar by Nigel and Rodger. From memory I think
there were three or four choices of starters, main course and desert so
there was plenty of variety to suit all tastes. Red and white wine was
also in plentiful supply on each table.
The Junior members didn’t have a ‘free lunch’ they were doing the serving
was followed by cheese and biscuits, coffee and mints during which Anne
and Leo held a raffle for which prizes had been donated by members of
the club's Management Committee. Nigel then made a short speech and
presented Diana Carpenter with a bouquet of flowers by way of thanking
her for organising the evening.
I think it was intended that there would be dancing
afterwards but everybody seemed very content to sit and chat. Time
certainly flashed by and I think it was nearly 2:00am by the time my
group finally got back to Epsom. It was a thoroughly enjoyable evening
and many thanks go to everybody involved in its success.