Friday, 19 May 2017

Natland and Oxenholme W I Meeting

17 May 2017
President Kirsten Cannon welcomed 29 members including 2 new members to the monthly meeting.

The speaker was Sarah Brown from St John’s Hospice who gave an illustrated talk on the services  that St John’s Hospice provides to patients with life limiting conditions and their loved ones throughout North Lancashire, South Cumbria and North Yorkshire.  Elaine Close gave the vote of thanks.

Doris Aldworth then led the members through a consideration of two resolutions:

1. Alleviating loneliness
2. Plastic Soup – keep micro plastic fibres out of our oceans.

Both resolutions were carried.

The competition for a plate of 4 scones was won by Dorothy Goddard with Kirsten Cannon in second place.

The monthly raffle was won by Heather Harkness.

Date of next meeting is June 21st at 7.15pm in Natland Village Hall when the guest speaker Jacqueline McDonald will speak on Her Travels and Folk Singing.