Pakenham WI News - August 2015

Pakenham WI

It has been a very sad month for Pakenham WI. Tragically we lost our beloved member Ilse Snowdon, the most wonderful lady who will be so sadly missed by us all. Our deepest sympathy and love go to all Ilse’s family. My grateful thanks go to all the WI girls who baked and served the cream tea for Ilse’s wake. 
Our thoughts and hearts also go to our member Yvonne Lowe who lost her much, loved husband Rob.

JULY 25TH 2015 – FLOWER AND PRODUCE SHOW CREAM TEAS.
Many thanks to all who baked, served and washed up for the most delicious of cream teas afternoons. As ever brilliant team work which raised £80.83 in memory of our dear Margaret Harbury.

AUGUST 13TH 2015 – THE STORY OF THE CAMBRIDGE REFUGEE COMMITTEE AND THE KINDER TRAIN RESCUE
Mike Levy, accompanied by Lesley Ford joined us for the evening to tell the story of this amazing wartime rescue. It was a total joy to listen to this very professional team who’s history work and research is well known nation wide.
Celia and Maggie served and provided mouth-watering refreshments, thank you ladies.

SEPTEMBER 10TH 2015 – ENERGY SAVING ADVICE AND TIPS
The Citizens Advice Bureau’s Mary Mitchell joins us for the evening to help with all those niggling little queries on how to save lots of money on our energy bills.

SEPTEMBER 26TH 2015 – TRIP TO BLETCHLEY PARK
Twenty-six of us girls and this time GUYS head to Bletchley for the day.

FORTHCOMING EVENT
PAKENHAM WI’S GRAND AUTUMN JUMBLE SALE – 10TH OCTOBER 2015.
Forget Marks and Spencer and Phase 8 and buy your Autumn/Winter outfits from our fabulous range of donated goods. Pakenham, we need your help please to stock the hall with lots of wonderful goodies, in order to provide the much needed funds to continue our successful and interesting institute activities.

Thank you,
Mary S Kirby