Dovenby WI November 2009
Acting President Nancy Fearon opened the November meeting and was followed by newly elected secretary Geraldine Baldwin, who read the minutes of the October meeting.
Guest speakers Sarah and Linda Mortimer were then introduced to talk about and demonstrate Christmas handicrafts.
They began by demonstrating the making of baubles, starting with polystyrene round and oval bases, and afterwards decorating them. They also made small bags and gift boxes as well as gift tags. The demonstration then ended with the making of Christmas and birthday cards.
A vote of thanks for a very interesting and informative evening which gave all of us ideas for Christmas was given.
The competition - A Christmas tree decoration was won by Geraldine Baldwin, with Nancy Fearon as runner up.
The raffle was won by Anita Birkett, and the quiz was won by Carol Colquit., with Irene Hutchinson in second place, and Geraldine Baldwin and Jean Morilee in third place.
December meeting on the 11th is the Christmas Party.
Dovenby WI is always happy to see new faces. Meetings are normally held on the second Thursday of the month at Bridekirk Dovenby School commencing at 7:30pm. apart from the December party which is elsewhere.