THE founder member of the local St John Ambulance fellowship was presented with a certificate and gifts at the last meeting.
It was to mark the 90th birthday of William Hodgson, known as Bill.
A tea party was held at the Victoria Garden Centre where regional fellowship representative Anne Morley presented Bill with a certificate from the Fellowship headquarters and a card from national headquarters.
Alan Hodgson, the treasurer of the Whitby Group, presented Bill with a bottle of wine from the group.
The next meeting of the Fellowship will be on Wednesday 12 October, 2.30pm at the St John Ambulance headquarters at Union Place.
The speaker will be David Whitlock on “Bridges of the River Esk”.