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Dovenby WI January 2016

President Nita Eubank opened the meeting, followed by a rendition of 'Jerusalem' played on the piano by member Jean Moralee. The minutes we were read by secretary, Sheila Martin, which were duly accepted.

Unfortunately Morag Parkin, WI Adviser was unable to attend the meeting.

Our belated Centenary Celebrations continued with a 'Bring and Share' supper. Each member contributed a plate of sweet and savoury dishes - an excellent home-made spread! In Lancashire this is known as 'Jacob's Join'. Help on the origin of this would be appreciated.

A Beetle Drive followed. We had four winners - Joyce Bowness, Rosalind Haston, Joyce Thompson and Martha Robinson.

The competition, 'An Item from the '70s was won by Nancy Fearon.

The raffle was won by Sheila Martin.

Meetings are usually held at Bridekirk Dovenby School on the second Thursday of the month at 7:30pm. More details and a programme are to be found on http://www.bridekirkparish.org.uk/wi

Contact could be made by emailing wi@bridekirkparish.org.uk


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