Pakenham WI News - October 2017

Pakenham WI

SEPTEMBER 30TH 2017 – THE WORLDS BIGGEST COFFEE MORNING
Thank you, thank you to everyone who helped and supported us at this event. Special thanks to my super team, to all the generous people who gave us the splendid raffle prizes, the amazing coffee and tea maker Diane Farthing, John Head for presenting the raffle prizes and most of all our wonderful village residents for their amazing generosity and support. Great job, Doreen would have been so proud of us all. We raised £537.25 for Macmillan.

OCTOBER 7th 2017 – THE AUTUMN JUMBLE SALE
Another marvellous fund raising success, and again I must say a huge thank you, thank you, to my super team on such a tremendous job. Thank you to everyone for your wonderful generosity not only donating such fantastic items, but for buying them as well. We raised over £380.00 for our much needed funds and donated all the left over goods to The Dogs Trust shop at Attleborough.

OCTOBER 12TH 2017 - TRENDS OF A DECADE
The fabulous fashion designer Amanda Sutherland returned for a second time to take us on a fashion journey through the 1920/ 1950’s era. Amanda a former pupil of the London School of Fashion has designed on many films and TV period drama had many of the costumes on display, plus her own crinoline style wedding dress, which she made and designed for only £100.00. This highly talented lady was a true inspiration to us all.

The tea ladies were Heather, Lynda and Jean tempting us all with a delicious range of eats, thank you all.

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OCTOBER 19TH 2017 – THE BASSEY GIRLS at Wickhambrook
We are all poised and ready to do yet another live performance, the proceeds will enable us to contribute again to Macmillan.

NOVEMBER 9TH 2017 – THE BSE WOMENS AID CENTRE
For our final speaker meeting of the year Ann Munson is our guest, to speak on the sensitive topic of domestic abuse.

NOVEMBER 23RD 2017 – CHRISTMAS SHOP AND SUPPER AT WATTISFIELD POTTERY
We are delighted to have been invited for a buffet supper, a pottery demonstration and an evening shop at the Wattisfield Pottery Gift Shop.
Retail therapy, food, wine and good company all in one evening, what more could a girl ask for!!!

Another busy time for Pakenham WI.

Mary S Kirby