Jim Mein "The Burns Supper Speaker"
Jim Mein "The  Burns Supper Speaker"

Comments

 

BurnsSociety of The City of New York

26/01/2016
 
 
Hi, Jim,
 
Thank you very much for making the trip to be with us, and for delivering a wonderful 'Immortal Memory'. I hope you are safely back home with time for a nap before your engagement this evening. I am sorry that the weather did not fully cooperate and trust the dislocation did not impact your plans too badly.
 
With all due respect, we are relieved that the weather happened when it did, and not last Thursday when you were coming here. That would have been disastrous!!.
 
I have expressed our appreciation to Murdo for having recommended you to Burns Society. Murdo has been a god-send to us in our efforts to identify and bring, like you, high calibre speakers to address our members.
 
When you have a moment, if you could please send through to me and/ or Ken the Falkirk Herald article. I am sure Ken will want to respond to it and confirm how successful your visit with us was, in spite of the disruption.
 
Good luck tonight.
 
With all of our very best wishes, and a hope that our paths will cross again,
 
Aye,
 
Pete
 
 Professor Paul Freathy, President, Alloa Burns Club

"One of the most inspiring and poignant Immortal Memories I have ever been fortunate enough to hear.  The standing ovation at the end was a testimony to its contemporary relevance and most richly deserved."   

 

Scott Black FWB. Edinburgh

Many thanks for providing the Immortal Memory at the FWB Burns Supper last night – the response from our guests has been fantastic. Many have commented on your obvious passion and enthusiasm for Burns as well as your excellent delivery of what was a very thoughtful and thoroughly interesting Immortal Memory. Regards Scott.


Hi Jim

Just a wee note to say thank you once again for your time,  people that ive seen since the supper have said how much they had enjoyed your "Immortal Memory". So thank you once again from me and Alloa Golf club .

Best wishes James Hunter

 

 

Irene McKie Chief Executive Strathcarron Hospice Denny

I am delighted to hear that you had such a successful event and what must have been a very enjoyable evening and, of course,thrilled at Jim Mein's proposal that Strathcarron Hospice should receive this generous donation of £1510 from the event.

Dann Gunn OBE Governor HM Glenochil Prison

I write formally to thank you for performing the Immortal Memory at our two Burns Suppers,I found all you had to say very illuminating and informative and hopefully the venue was an interesting addition to the wide range of places where you have performed.Please accept the grateful thanks from all who attended.

Lesley- Anne Brodie EIC Aberdeen--- Thank you for a fabulous evening’s entertainment thoroughly enjoyed by all in attendance. All the feedback has been positive and I’ve already been asked to make it an annual fixture, LES.

June Bremner – Director EPC Offshore Ltd, Aberdeen

“ A wonderful and emotional tribute to Robert Burns from Mr Jim Mein at our Annual Company Burns Night, it was without doubt the highlight of the evening and enjoyed by all, thank you Jim”

 

 

Haggs Castle Golf Club Stuart M. Yuill ---I thank you most sincerely for providing us with an excellent Immortal Memory.Your contribution to the success of the event was greatly appreciated.
 
Sheriff Lindsay Wood Glasgow----A Professionally delivered Immortal Memory with excellent content.
 
Pollok Cricket Club Glasgow- Kenny Robertson--- A wonderful Immortal Memory and a great contibution to a great night.
 
Atholl Fraser Stewart IT Newcastle
.. Just a short note to say thank you for the wonderful toast to the ''Immortal Memory'' you gave at our supper,a month after the event and people are still talking to me about it and asking when you will be back.
 
Tam Stewart Bonnybridge-----'' A Fitting Tribute to the Bards 250th Celebration.''
 
Tom Hutchison, President of The Adrian B.C.Falkirk--- A Sparkling and Sincere Tribute Tae the Bard''
 
Stenhousemuir F.C.Chairman David Reid ''What a Depth of Knowlege our Principal Speaker has on Robert Burns''
 
Robert Beagley Sales Director of Wolseley Group.
''The hair stood up on the back of my neck with this ''IMMORTAL MEMORY''.

Gerry Godley-World Burns Federation----
''Your Immortal Memory was as good as anything I have heard as it was straight from the heart''.
 
Mrs.G.Godley-World Burns Federation--
'' I could have listen to you talk about Robert Burns all night, absolutely brilliant''.
 
Denise Heron Maggie's Hospice North East 
''Such an emotional tribute to Scotlands Poet. A sincere thanks for your support for our charity''.

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