QCWA branch continues to flourish
TWO years ago the Biggenden QCWA branch was floundering due to lack of members, today it is flourishing.
At its annual meeting last Friday Burnett Division president Bernice Maidment said the women needed to be congratulated.
“Two years ago you were looking set to close,” she said.
“Your work keeps you in the eye of the community. Keep up the good work.”
Betty Johnson commented on the revenue received from hall rental.
“This is a great asset and shows it’s a very important part of the community,” she said.
During the year the branch has held tombolas, catered for the divisional meeting, held a Melbourne Cup party and served tea, coffee and scones at the Apex Christmas fair.
But the highlight was the 90th anniversary which was celebrated with a lunch attended by present and past members and district QCWA members
Improvements to the building included the upgrade of the kitchen.
It is intended to apply for a grant as the kitchen needs better lighting and the outside of the building is badly in need of painting.
Executive for coming year: president Wynsome Wendt, vice presidents Julia Young and Margaret Stradmann; secretary Nancy Brady; treasurer Veronica Jensen; international officer, Claire Blacker.
ANNUAL MEETING: Biggenden QCWA executive, Nancy Brady, Claire Blacker, Veronica Jensen and Margaret Stradmann with Burnett Division president Bernice Maidment and Eidsvold Zone vice president Jan Rawlings.