North Thoresby WI: March report

Village News EMN-150319-091720001

Village News EMN-150319-091720001

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The March meeting of North Thoresby and District WI took place on Tuesday March 3 in the Wesley Centre, when Vice President Isobel Pearce welcomed twelve members and thanked the evening’s hostesses Josie Ireland, Linda Larder and Joan Smith.

Angela Hawkins was presented with the Gaukroger Cup.

In the business section of the meeting, items from the WI News were mentioned including future craft classes to be held at WI House, Horncastle. The next group meeting will be on Monday March 23 when the speaker will be the authoress Milly Johnson.

Sue Soper was the guest speaker for the evening relating interesting tales from her experiences as a makeup artist for the BBC. She had met many interesting people including Tessy O’Shea, a young Diana Dors and also Charlie Drake. Isobel Pearce gave the vote of thanks.

The competition ‘Flower of the Month’ was won by Lynda Larder, with Midge Jackson in second place and Angela Hawkins and Linda Dickinson in joint third. The raffle was won by Ann Loftus.

The next meeting will be on Tuesday April 7 and will include a pottery demonstration by John Teanby.

Visitors and new members will be very welcome - call 01472 840674 for more details.