ELEVEN members enjoyed a tasty breakfast at the home of Berrie McMillan to begin 2018. This was followed by the meeting led by VP Ann Roberts. Five apologies included president Maurene Pearce who has a broken arm.
Ann Roberts, Suzanne Taylor and Berrie McMillian received birthday sprays and all sang Happy Birthday.
Christmas Dinner was enjoyed by those present and a successful P-12 fete brought 2017 to a close.
Ann Roberts and Doreen Napier will make pancakes for Shrove Tuesday on February 13 in Shepparton.
Branch craft at Berrie McMillan’s on Wednesday, February 14 to knit Teddies for Samaritan Purse boxes.
Bring eight ply yarn and 4mm needles.
International officer Lyn Fraser gave a detailed report on the Peruvian national anthem, which dates back to 1821, with modifications during the decades.
The iPad allowed us to view the flag of Peru, while listening to the national anthem being played and sung
Welfare officer Belinda Berner has been kept busy visiting those on the sick list.
GV west group AGM and conference is at Harston Hall on Thursday, February 15 at 10am. Delegates Lyn Fraser and Berrie McMillan. To take shared lunch and items for trading table.
Secretaries’ two-minute reports to be read. State VP Pam Mawson will be guest.
Competitions: Trauma dolls, rabbits with long ears as well as pyjamas 8-12yo for Caroline Chisholm Society.
Group Craft Wednesday, February 21 from 9am12.45pm. Five to make round smocked gingham cushions. Kit $10.
Bring sewing kit and toy fill.
Morning Coffee Monday, February 26 at 10am at 23 Church St. Theme is ‘hats’ so please wear or bring one. Members to bring two large plates of food, trestle tables, card table as well as cloth, chairs, mugs and two items for the rainbow raffle. Please bring a hat stand if one is available. $5 entry. Grocery raffle.
Flyers to be distributed and one emailed to sister branch Yarrawonga and border.
Group luncheon to celebrate 90th birthday of CWA of Vic Inc will be at Harston Hall on Wednesday, March 14 at 9.30am. Branches to bring two plates of morning tea from their era. Sheridan’s era is 1938-1948.
$25 catered lunch will be available — numbers and money to branch secretary by March 2.
All branches to provide entertainment relevant to their era.
State Conference at Williamstown on May 31-June 2.
Competitions: Attractive 2017 Christmas card: First L Fraser, second L Viney. Syllabus cover: First D Napier, second L Hawes.