ARELEY KINGS WI: President Patsy Anderson opened the AGM meeting welcoming Pat Jewkes, county adviser and members. During the meeting, regretfully some committee members resigned, Margaret Cook, Jacki Clark and Patsy Anderson. Patsy’s time as president has been a very prestigious and eventful three years, WI centenary, AKWI 90th birthday and many numerous events. Jacki Clark’s position as secretary has been no less arduous supporting Patsy. Anne Freeston gave the vote of thanks to the retiring committee members thanking them all for their tireless devotion to their duties within the WI.

In October the WFWI held their Annual Council Meeting in Malvern. The competition entries were of an exceptionally high standard: of 5 categories AKWI attained 2 first, 2 third, 1 highly commended, and the Craft Award. The Best of Show award went to AKWI for Carla Walter’s sugar craft entry. Congratulations to Carla Walters, Margaret Cook, Pamela Eves, Lorrie Parfitt, Dallas Henderson, Alison Hastie, Patsy Anderson, and Ann Lakin.

The next meeting will be December 12 7pm. The speaker will be Dave Moylan: comedy, music and magic. The competition will be a handmade Christmas card.

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