Holyport W.I. held a Social Evening on Thursday the 11th of April. Jen our President welcomed us all and started the evening with apologies from all those members unable to attend the meeting.
Dates for our diaries were read out, Ann M distributed new books for those members in the Book club. Jen announced that Ann’s next craft group in May will be painting on stones. The other craft group in Old Windsor will be making floral brooches. Scrabble and Poetry will also take place in April/ May at one of the members houses. Jen went on to the other business in hand, Debbie was thanked for providing the birthday posies for Pam and Jen. Margaret had brought the table flowers for the President’s table, and was thanked. It was announced that a Quiz Evening is to be arranged sometime in October.
At the craft meeting several of us expressed our interest in attending the County Needlework Exhibition near Newbury. Members will get together to plan a day there before the exhibition ends in July. Members will share cars to the venue.
Janet announced the next walk, Walk 50 around Woburn Park on Sunday 28th of April at 1.30pm. An envelope went round to all the members to collect money for ACWW Walk the World appeal.
Pauline our secretary said it is our turn to host the Group meeting in May. Tickets will be £3.00. the talk will be on the “French Resistance”.
We broke for refreshments and then we all participated in two Quizzes, the winning table received a bag of mini chocolate eggs.
Wendy was pleased to tell us she would be sending £26 from our Institute to ACWW, a years worth of donations from our Flower of the Month competition.
Diane won the flower of the month competition, with Penny and Carole close runners up.
After the raffle the meeting came to a close at 10 o’clock.
Next month Diane will read out the two Resolutions this year, we will then take a vote on them, “Local Bus Services” and “Cervical Smear Tests”. For next months competition a sheet of paper with a garden design on it was distributed to all members to colour in and return to next months meeting. All entries will be judged next month.