Curry Rivel Women's Institute
Thurs 12th April 2018
Meetings Start at 10am for 2 hours
Lady DI — Alan Peters, former protection officer
Competition — Spring flower arrangement in an egg cup
Our institute was started in 1922 and has been thriving since then. We meet on the second Thursday of the month (except August) at 10.00am in the Village Hall.
We have garden visits, pub lunches, a regular monthly walk, visits to local places of interest, skittles matches and other activities. We also help the local school by hearing readers as well as making Story Sacks to illustrate their favourite story books. Our Institute is part of the Somerset Federation and we also have close links with a number of other Institutes in the area. Members support a wide variety of events organised by both the county and other local WIs. Every member is also part of the National Federation of WIs, based in London, which campaigns on a wide range of topics on our behalf. Each month, members receive a free copy of the County News and eight times a year a copy of WI Life, produced by the National Federation, delivered by post.
President — Jackie German 01458 259688
Secretary — Phyllis Osborne 01458 250940
More news from Curry Rivel
by Dorothy WadesdonEvery year at this time our gathering becomes a bit special because it is the time when the new President for the year takes office.In June our lovely Jane Warren stood down, after ceremoniously hanging the heavy chain of office on Angie Saunders shoulders. We presented Jane with the usual bouquet together with a tapestry of her initial and a photographic memoir of her...
by Dorothy WadesdonIn June we were fortunate to have the Nat West Bank Scam Awareness Advisor, Trudi Henderson to talk to us. Trudi was extremely informative about the numerous scams out there in the big wide world that affect us all at some time, because we all have computers, ipads, mobiles and landlines. All providing a good access to the unsuspecting victim! Thank you Trudi.We had...
Thanks to generous donations and pledges from Curry Rivel Live, Crewkerne Lions, Langport and Somerton Rotary and the generosity of 8 local people, we are approaching the figure of £500, almost halfway to the target of £1200.The picture shows Councillor Tony Greenaway receiving a kindly donated cheque for £100 from Ilminster & Crewkerne Lions Club member Simon Champion for the...
Chatham Room, Village Hall
Curry Rivel School Hall
Scout Hut in Bonds Pool, Langport