1995-96 Records of WI members' monthly meetings

Julie Elmes from WI record books

1995

September – Members were entertained by Stephen Saunders from the Pink Geranium in Melbourne with a racy account of his interesting career!

October – Harvest Supper and entertainment provided by “Mary and Friends” including Yvonne Nutcombe.

November – Members were entertained by the Stapleford Hand Bell Ringers.

December – Members enjoyed a very festive meeting with entertainment from Ted Hindley with his harmonium and accordion. The Harston WI Choir sang carols followed by Christmas readings and poems.

1996

March – 76th Birthday Night attended by 37 members, visitors and guests. Jenny Howes mode and decorated the cake.

April – Harston W.I. Annual meeting with many thanks from president Joyce Wilkinson to the committee and members saying without them there wouldn’t be no Women’s Institute.

May – Following the serious business of resolution voting, Bridget Bromilow gave a light hearted account of her American holiday. Marilyn was presented with a beautiful basket of flowers as a thank you from Members for typing the monthly programme cards.

July – Members enjoyed a punt trip along the backs followed by tea at The Orchard Tea Rooms in Granchester.

September – Members enjoyed a Music Hall evening by Gilt ad Gaslight in aid of village hall funds.

October – Members enjoyed a coffee morning at Margaret Hancock’s house in aid of Macmillan Cancer Care. Mrs Wright was congratulated on celebrating her Golden Wedding anniversa and being a W.I. member for 46 years. Birthday wishes were given to Mabel Austin who had also been a WI member for fifty years!

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