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The meeting was opened by newly-elected president Judith Stephenson. She welcomed all 25 present and introduced speaker Traci Robertson.
This lady kept us all busy ‘moving’ every muscle whilst seated. This was very amusing, like wind turbines swinging. It was very good and enjoyable. The music was a great help. We were not quite sure how we would feel the following morning.
Traci has a gift to keep everybody moving, whilst keeping us laughing. The vote of thanks was given by Val Hart.
After a delicious supper of sandwiches, cakes and tea we said goodbye to our visitors and settled down to business.
The minutes of the previous meeting were approved. Our Strawberry Cream Tea on August 24, which had been open to visitors, had been a great success as we had a book stall, tombola and raffle.
The annual council meeting will be on April 7. The national council meeting is in Cardiff. The federation visit to Denman will be on July 2-5.
Other dates include – September 21: Stannington, pledge auction (Anderson and Garland); October 1: Whitton, Rothbury, Car Treasure Hunt (Do fill up with petrol); October 3: Cresswell House, Harvest Festival demo; October 11: Ulgham, Powburn, Newbrough, Bruton Park, Federation Quiz; October 26: Heighley Gate, wreath decorating, Christmas card and gift demo, mulled wine and mince pies; November 15/18: Cresswell House, alternative to Christmas puds; December 14: Hexham Abbey, Christmas at the Abbey (bus arranged); December 19: Heighley Gate, carol singing.
The raffle was won by Margaret Hunt, Sandra Macfarlane, Mary Rawlings and Judith Stephenson. The competition ‘M’ was won by Sheila Young, Brenda Tinker and Christine Johnson.
Our next meeting, a craft night, is on Tuesday, October 3. We are asked to take along a cup and saucer. Do come and join us. Our meetings are always entertaining.