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News Community Annual Burns Night honors Scottish poet

On Saturday, January 25, locals with Scottish lineage gathered at Tartan Hall to celebrate the life of Robert Burns, Scotland's national poet. The celebration takes place on the poet's birthday, known as Robert Burns Night.

The celebration opened up with a dedication of the haggis — a traditional Scottish dish celebrated to Burns' Address to a Haggis, Scotch whiskey, and the recitation of Burns' poetry.

Such notables as Mayor Bob Scott and his wife Nancy were in attendance, along with former mayor, Joe Collins and his family. The room was filled with many others who were there to enjoy the Scottish tradition.

The traditional haggis was prepared by Martha Ammons.

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