W.I Hatley-Stanstead Meeting
TheHatley-Stanstead North Women’s Institute met in the Hatley United Church Hall for their October 2014 meeting. President Phyllis opened the meeting at 10:30 a.m. by thanking everyone for coming.
The Motto: Let us go forth refreshed with a song in our hearts.
Roll Call: Name an up lifting song. “You are My Sunshine” was one, answered by 8 members.
Tea money and monthly dues were collected. Rev. Doreen passed around the Sunshine Bank.
Secretary Barbara Hewitt read the minutes of the June meeting. There were no errors or omissions.
Business arising, Irene Humphrey reported that she and Phyllis Dustin went to visit Phyllis Knapp. They had a most enjoyable visit. While there we all got a surprise. We all were treated to a Hot fudge Sundae for everyone. Before leaving Phyllis and Irene presented Phyllis with a lap quilt made by Jackie Tilton and signed by our W I members The quilt was graciously accepted by Phyllis with many thanks.
President Phyllis gave a short update on the Massawippi Valley Health Centre. It now has over 600 members, and a public meeting is coming up on November 18th to give members an update and answer any questions.
Treasurer’s Report was read, showing a favourable balance.
The Q W I Summer Newsletter was handed out to those present. Six of our members had attended a lovely day with the Bury W I. We had a very delicious luncheon and enjoyed being included in their monthly meeting, which was followed by a social hour with tea and cookies.
Rev. Doreen gave her Sunshine Report and cards will be sent out.
Convention Report: Rev Doreen, Phyllis Dustin, Irene Humphrey and Dyanne Saanum had attended Convention, which celebrated the 100 year that the W I had their Convention at Macdonald College.
Hatley-Stanstead entered in the Craft Exhibit and won first prize on their Fascinator hat, which was the idea of Barb Hewitt and made by Jean Cass. Good job girls.
Barb reported on the County Fair Craft Exhibit where we placed second in the competition.
Plans were made for the November Annual Meeting to be held at Irene Humphrey’s. Convenors Reports:
Agriculture: Phyllis gave a report that she, Mel and granddaughter Briana Bouchard had attended the Sherbrooke Experimental Farm open house. It was very educational and interesting, especially the cow barn and the experimental labs. Memorial Service for November 8th 2014 at 2:30 p.m., at Christ Anglican Church, Stanstead. Light lunch following in the Christ Church Hall. Cherished girlfriend Wendy, father of Kelly (Yannick), son of Doris Nicholson and the late William Cunnington, brothers and sisters; Keith (Betty), Jack (Laurie), Sandra (Keith), Dora (Michel), Cindy (Norm). Granddaughters Alexia and Emma, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. November 1st, 2008 - November 1st, 2014 In loving memory of Irene Johnston who passed away 6 years ago
on November 1st, 2008. It hardly seems like 6 years. Sadly missed and remembered by family and friends. Love
The Family Children, Grandchildren and
Health & Community Living: Rev. Doreen had many interesting articles to tell us about. The more colourful and dark your vegetables are the better they are for you. So are spices like pepper, curry and ginger. Romain lettuce is easier to digest than ice berg. IPads are causing problem for young kids who are unable to sleep. It gives them a lack of empathy and they have no social skills. An article about the concerns of English citizens not getting some services in English. Restaurants changing their menus to move towards more salads and vegetables. Quebec to table bullying of Aboriginals. A report on an Ebola patient in Texas hospital.
Heritage Hospitals on life support. The high cost of maintenance has our province looking at alternate uses for soon to be
– Passed away at the Brockville General Hospital, Brockville, Ontario on Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at the age of 79 years. Beloved husband of Esmie (nee Trigg). Survived by his stepson Lee (Susan) Collett and step grandchildren Cher’i and Duran Collett, by his brother Norman (Dawn) Chamberlain, his sister Meta (Charles) Keeler, and sisters-in-law, Janice Chamberlain and Grace Butchers, brother-in-law, Rodney Bowen. He was predeceased by his parents Norman Earle Chamberlain and Germaine (Lavoie) Chamberlain, by his brother, Robert Chamberlain and his sister, Elaine Bowen. – Passed away peacefully at her home in North Hatley, QC, on Thursday October 23rd 2014. Barbara is survived by her beloved husband, Merton Cecil Tyler, and by her two sons James and Robin (wife Deborah), grandchildren Jennifer and Jonathan, and is lovingly remembered by her sister Deana McNab. Interment will be at Beulah United Church, Ayer’s Cliff, at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to
Cass Funeral Homes Inc. www.casshomes.ca 819-564-1750. vacant buildings. Sleepers need pitch black conditions for the body to produce the healthy level of hormones that is needed to regulate how the body converts food and drink into energy. Jackie Tilton Phyllis Dustin