Woodenbong celebrates another nonagenarian

Ivy Reid celebrated her 90th birthday with family and friends at the Woodenbong.Golf Club.

Ivy Reid celebrated her 90th birthday with family and friends at the Woodenbong.Golf Club.

The Woodenbong Golf Club was the beautifully-decorated venue to celebrate Ivy Reid’s 90th birthday.

Her twin sister, Marj Pethers was at her side as they have always enjoyed a very close relationship. Marj had previously celebrated her birthday with her immediately family but was very much a part of Ivy’s festivities.

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The MC was Karen Smith, granddaughter, and she proved to be a very polished hostess, informing the large crowd present that Emma Lynn had created the majestic birthday cake, which held pride of place.

Caterer Kathy Goldthorpe, ably assisted by husband Steve, ensured a bounty of goodies for every palate. The bar staff supplied efficient service to satisfy the demand.

A slideshow provided great entertainment for young and old included amongst the many  guests who traveled from Mackay, Tasmania, Evans Head, Tweed Heads, Lismore, Brisbane, Gold Coast and the locals.

Ivy and Ray Reid have five children, 16 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. Marj and the late George Pethers have three children, 10 grandchildren and 25 great-grand-children.

Congratulations to our newest nonagenarian. Well done.

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