PUBLISHED: 18:32 20 April 2007 | UPDATED: 22:44 28 May 2010
THE Rev Janet Phillips was guest at the latest Elm WI meeting at the Dale. She gave an account of her visits to Mexico where her son lives with his wife and two children. The business part of the evening was conducted by vice-president Barbara Smart, assi
THE Rev Janet Phillips was guest at the latest Elm WI meeting at the Dale. She gave an account of her visits to Mexico where her son lives with his wife and two children. The business part of the evening was conducted by vice-president Barbara Smart, assisted by secretary Marjorie Cotterell and treasurer Betty Stone. Invitations had been received to attend the Friday Bridge WI 56th birthday party on May 14, to visit Walpole Cross Keys on April 28 and May 8. Reminders were given for a training session on April 30, a public affairs outing to Nottingham on May 17 and the whist/luncheon May 18. Elsie Bird and Jeanie Hellon, who won the dominoes trophy at the Federation annual event were congratulated. Elsie Bird provided flowers for the officers table. Trudy Gann agreed to bring flowers to the next meeting. Betty Stone reported on the annual council meeting at Neale-Wade Community College, March. Birthday greetings were sung to Jeanie Hellon who was given a pen. For the social half-hour poems were read by Betty Stone and Barbara Smart. Duties for the evening were: Bring-and-buy stall and raffle, Eileen Lock; newsletters, Joan Hollis; visitors hostess, Jeanie Hellon; pianist Marjorie Cotterell. The competition for something beginning with the letter K was judged by the Rev Phillips. Points were: Five, Jean Corker, Barbara Smart; four, Jeanie Hellon, Phyllis Fisher; three, Marjorie Cotterell, Eileen Lock, Joan Hollis. The competition was supervised by Jean Corker. The tea hostess was Sheila Ward with refreshments provided by Sally Johnson. Details of the birthday lunch on May 11 will be available at the next meeting. Anyone wishing to go on the public affairs outing to Nottingham on May 17 should contact the president or secretary.