Gosberton Womens Institute

Gosberton WI meets on the second Tuesday of every month (except August)
at the Public Hall Gosberton, starting at 7.15 pm. 

We have a brief business meeting, discuss outings & invitations etc, acknowledge birthdays and special event. Then we welcome the speaker. We try to bring a variety to our meetings and in the past we have heard speakers on subjects as viverse as "Life in the circus" and

President Jenny Pocock welcomed members and guests to the Public Hall for the July WI meeting. Items from the county newsletter were read, along with various invitations and details of outings.  

Visitor, Sue Richardson from Pinchbeck WI gave a report on her recent experience in Cardiff as our delegate at the national annual meeting.  She told us of her feelings and observations about the day and the speakers at the event; the resolution regarding mental health matters been passed overwhelmingly by a 98% majority.

July birthdays were being celebrated by Jean Baker and Jenny, and since we do not meet in August, Jeannette Webb, who will celebrate hers in August, received a birthday gift as well.

Following refreshments, Jenny introduced the speaker, thanking her for stepping in when the arranged speaker became unavailable.

The Rev Frances Ballantyne gave us an account of her life, with all its ups and downs illustrated by her teddy bear collection - each bear having a particular memory and evoking different emotions. She was thanked by Sandra Saxby.

The next meeting will be on Tuesday 11th September commencing 7.15 pm when Anne Hill will talk on restorative yoga.

If anyone has any questions about Gosberton WI please contact the secretary, Eileen Johnson on 01775 750553 or email   eileenej23(AT - use the usual symbol)aol.com

You can also click on the link below which will take you to the main WI website.
www.thewi.org.uk/about-the-wi

 


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