Card design winner for Scoonie this Christmas

Scoonie House resident Margaret McNeill has designed Scoonie’s official Christmas card for 2015. Her family also received a gift of 50 cards featuring the winning design, professionally printed by Caring Homes, to send out to friends and relatives.

The Leven care home, owned by Caring Homes, holds an annual Christmas card competition for its 36 residents. This year, 83 year old Margaret’s design of a fabric tree decorated with sequins was judged the winner. She made the card over a series of arts and crafts activity sessions, held at the home during September.

Scoonie House Manager, Melanie MacDonald, said: “This is a lovely competition and creates a bit of a buzz in the home. We have quite a few new residents this year who have been able to take up crafting again, having not been able to do it for a while.

“On the judging day, we hold a tea afternoon and anyone present at Scoonie votes on their favourite design. Margaret was quite emotional when she won.”

Picture shows: Margaret McNeill with her winning Christmas card along with (left to right) her son Duncan McNeill, Scoonie House Activities Coordinator Wilma MacKenzie, grandchildren Amanda and Tiffany McNeill and great grandson Tyler James McNeill.

Scoonie House

Home Manager

Melanie MacDonald

Address

Windygates Road,
Leven,
Fife,
KY8 4DP

Contact
0808 223 5534
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