Over two hundred local Senior Citizens attended the annual Christmas Lunch at RAF Coningsby on Wednesday 30 November 2011.

Acting Station, Commander, Wing, Commander Paul, Godfrey, StationExecutives and Media and Communication Officer, Mrs Caroline Hogg were on hand to welcome the guests to the Sergeants’ Mess.

Wg Cdr Godfrey thanked the guests for their continued support to the Station; he then joined in with the festivities along with his colleagues, serving food, singing Carols,   handing out raffle and bingo prizes that had been donated by Station personnel.

ISS served up a lovely Christmas lunch menu comprising Starter: tomato soup with herb croutons or pate with red onion and sultana chutney. Main course: roast turkey; honey and mustard roast gammon or vegetarian nut roast. Desert: Christmas Pudding or hot chocolate fudge cake; followed by warm mince pie, tea and coffee.

On behalf of all the guests, District Councillor for Tattershall, Mr Stan Avison, thanked the Station Commander for inviting the group to the Station once again; ISS for the lovely food; Civilian and RAF personnel for serving the food and refreshments; Mrs Val Bye for organising the event and Mr Doug Eke who provided background music on the piano.