Pakenham WI News - July 2012

Pakenham WI

July 12th 2012 - One Family's Experience Of The Holocaust
We have all read, listened to and seen documentaries about the appalling suffering of the Jews at the hands of the Nazis in the early 1940s. We relived those times again with Eva Clarke who told her mother Anka's story. A very moving account, telling of Anka's hidden pregnancy, her resourcefulness and determination to live for the sake of her unborn child. Also recounting the dignity and pride shown by millions of Jews, despite the horrendous suffering they endured. It also demanded we ponder again the wickedness of that heinous regime.

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July 21st 2012 - Church Fete And Flower Show
Church Flower ShowFlamingosW.I. members helped by organising the miniature garden competition, making cakes, manning stalls, creating beautiful flowers in the church and preparing cream teas.
Pleased we were part of it all.


July 25th 2012 - Sandringham Flower Show

SandringhamA grand day out with lots to see and do at this annual event. Several members got close to Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall and some got a handshake too!!

Coming Up:-
August 9th 2012 - My farm and other Animals
This month we visit Paul Ellis's collection of unusual creatures at his property in Gt. Barton.

August 30th 2012 - Burghley Horse Trials
We have three seats left for this trip. Just £17, covering coach and entry, for a grand day out to watch the Dressage and Pony Club events and just as importantly, shop till you drop at the wonderful trade stalls there too. Open to all. Call Lesley Ann on 01359 233253 for details.

September 29th 2012 - Race Night
The village hall is booked and the license granted. Make sure you are free for something a bit different.

Ladies -You are most welcome to come along to any of our meetings. What's on next is on the Village Hall notice board

Marion Sargent
Pakenham W.I.