Rutherglen Care Home entertain community in showcase annual summer fete

-Credit: (Image: Rutherglen Care Home)
-Credit: (Image: Rutherglen Care Home)

Rutherglen Care Home buzzed with excitement as the local community turned out for its summer fete.

A host of activities were on offer, from the bottle tombola and raffle stalls to the very popular pop-up café, which cooked up servings of hot dogs, burgers, rolls and tea and coffee.

The Home was visited by Police Scotland Mounted Branch, Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and Boogie Box Jive dancers, who made it a day to remember.

The Jive group got all of the residents and their friends and family up dancing to their nostalgic 1950s inspired programme, which even the police horses were joining in to.

Scottish Fire and Rescue continued the fun by bringing along their fire engine to teach kids and adults to use the fire hose - with one of the firemen obliging in giving one lucky person a fireman's lift.

The fire service, police and the jive group showed their support -Credit:Rutherglen Care Home
The fire service, police and the jive group showed their support -Credit:Rutherglen Care Home

Alongside this, attendees enjoyed trishaw rides through Grow73 community garden and Overton park.

Resident Drew Thomson, 93, had a wonderful time, he said: "It was a great afternoon and I loved the dancers.

Activities Coordinator Rachel MacNeil added: "It was lovely to see everyone enjoying themselves. It made all of the hard work worthwhile."

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