Thursday, 26 April 2018

W.I. meeting April Report

Vice President Elaine Close welcome 30 members to the meeting.  She thanked Stella Howse for the lovely basket of flowers.

Six members had recently attended the Federation Spring Meeting where they had enjoyed a varied programme of updates and entertainment.  Joan Airey as delegate gave a report to the meeting.

Vice President Elaine then welcomed Jan Berry an expert in sugar craft, a Cake International Judge and a qualified chef.  Jan a former pastry chef spoke about her love of gardening which had inspired her into a career in sugar craft.  She demonstrated her craft with the making of tiny lavender, hyacinth and lily of the valley flowers which members thoroughly enjoyed.  Kate Toms gave the vote of thanks.

The competition for a fresh flower buttonhole was won by Marion Thornton with Dorothy Goddard second.  The monthly raffle was won by Lynne Procter.

Date of next meeting is Wednesday 16 May at 7.15pm in Natland Village Hall when resolutions for the AGM will be discussed.  The committee will provide a buffet supper.