South of Scotland MSP Joan McAlpine paid a visit to Eastriggs on Friday (9th October)to meet the Women of the World group.
Run by organiser Marilyn Bell, Women of the World is a friendly group of women who are active in the community who meet weekly to share their experiences.
Ms McAlpine spoke to the women about her role as an MSP and learned about some of the work the group is doing in the community.
Commenting, she said:
“It was great to meet the Women of the World group on Friday and hear about all the events they are organising and the work they’ve been doing locally.
“Marilyn has done a fantastic job setting up the group. They are a great bunch of women who care about the local community.”
Any woman who is interested in joining the group can contact Marilyn Bell on 07833479300.
Picture: Joan with WoW organiser Marilyn Bell.