Northwood W.I. Report

Posted by Admin on Sunday, 8th May 2016, 18:02

Minutes of the Members Meeting held on Thursday 7th April 2016

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President – Fay Bunday welcomed members to the meeting and commented on the silk scarfs which were painted during the morning. This was followed by a Ploughman’s Lunch before the meeting.

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Unfortunately one of our members Mrs Mary White passed away on 4th April.

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Anne Jonas had to go home before the lunch due to illness.

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Birthday Lady – in April is Jacqui Pearce.

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Art & Craft – 9 members attended in March and enjoyed parchment, knitting and card making.

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Lunch & Games – Although not as many attended as we would have liked those who did attend had an enjoyable afternoon.

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Edinburgh Woollen Mill are holding a Charity Fashion Show on Monday 9th May from 4pm.

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Secretary’s Report – Due to Anne not being well the relevant post was read by June Thistlewood.

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Treasurer’s Report – Elisabeth Hamilton said that all bills have been paid except for the floorsander man (Hall floor refurbishment).  We are waiting for his invoice.

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Hall Report – Mary Chick reported that bookings are steadily coming in.

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IOWWI Annual Meeting – This is being held in the Quay Arts Centre on the 18th May. Judeth Baker and Colleen Debenham will be our representatives.

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Solent Group WI – Solent Group Beetle Drive is being held on 19th April in the hall.

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Chichester Outing – There have been some problems with Opal, the coach company; unfortunately it is an earlier pick up than first planned.

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Ramble – A ramble around Newtown has been planned for Thursday 5th May. Meet at the hall 10am.  Members who do not want to walk can join the walkers for lunch at the Horse & Groom, Ningwood.

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Competition Results – Easter Bonnet – 1st Fay Bunday, 2nd Morag Cook. Best Garden Bloom – 1st Fay Bunday, 2nd Elisabeth Hamilton.

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2017 WI Diaries are now available to order.

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The next meeting will be on Thursday 12th May due to elections taking place on the 5th.

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