Pakenham WI News - May 2019

Pakenham WI

Very many thanks to all the people who kindly donated old phones and cuddly toys in response to our Blood Runners appeal, your generosity is so very much appreciated by us, and this brilliant local charity.

25th APRIL 2019 – LADIES WHO LUNCH
This month’s lunch took place at The Pakenham Fox. Thank you so much to Nick and his team for great food and service, in such a relaxing and friendly atmosphere.

9th MAY 2019 – ANNUAL A.G.M./RESOLUTION MEETING
20190509-WI meetingWe were delighted to welcome our WI advisor Maggie Glavin and a new prospective member Rosemary to this year’s annual meeting. After hearing a brief outline and discussing this year’s two resolutions, we voted unanimously that both be carried forward to the National AGM in June, the winner will then be presented to H.M. Government for consideration.
After a short business section we took a break for much needed refreshments, expertly made and served by Marion and Lynda, thank you ladies. I was delighted to present a rendition of Happy Birthday and a very sparkly cake to our treasurer Karen who was celebrating an auspicious birthday the next day.
The A.G.M. voted to retain our present committee with the welcome edition this year of the lovely Lisa. After four report deliveries and an excellent visual accounts preview, I was honoured and delighted to be retained as president to serve a fifteenth term of office.

28TH MAY 2019 – LADIES WHO LUNCH
This month’s lunch takes place at The Bunbury Arms at Great Barton

8th JUNE 2019 – THE CARPENTERS STORY
After supper at Ask, the team are booked to see this eagerly awaited event at the Apex. The show gives us all the opportunity to hear the Carpenters haunting and amazing music of our era. For me especially it will evoke some wonderful memories of my youth and the wonderful life I lead so many years ago.

JUNE 13TH 2019 – MY WONDERFUL WORLD OF FASHION
The delightful Amanda Sutherland returns as our guest for the third time, to deliver her new presentation on the world of fashion and design. This amazingly talented young woman will have her new designs on sale after the talk. Guest are most welcome to join us for the evening.

I would like to end this month’s report with a huge thank you to my fantastic team for their amazing support over the past year. My committee and members are outstanding, and I am just so proud and delighted to have them as my dearest friends. Thank you everybody, I love you all.

 Mary S Kirby (President of Pakenham WI)