Douglas Booth, budget analyst at Canadian General Electric, Barrie, and an employee of the firm for 20 years, was honored on the occasion of his retirement last night at a dinner at River Garden Restaurant. From left: Gordon Laighton, finance manager and Mrs. Leighton, Mrs. Booth and Mr. Booth.
Daring Kathleen Westlake negotiated the soap-box course twice without mishap to take first place in the seven to ten year class. Her car, "Little Lulu", also took top honors for the best looking entry.
The May Tea and Bake Sale was the last social event to be held in the Loyal True Blue Hall by Senior Citizens of the Friendship Club. Club meetings and events have been held at the hall for 24 years. In the future events will be held at the new Senior Citizens' Centre on Blake Street. Above from left are: Miss Laura Baynes, David McClymont, who officially opened the afternoon event; Mrs. Allan Couchman, president and convener of the tea, and Miss S. C. Robertson who performs the tea honors.