O¯ TA¯ WHAO/TAKAPAU
O¯ ta¯ whao/Takapau WI meeting October 11
Twenty members met at the RSA hall in Takapau.
There were three birthdays in October: H Annetts, S Avery and C Gedys.
Speaker was Christine Partridge, a field officer for Canine Friends, accompanied by her dog Clyde. Canine Friends visit rest homes, children’s wards, hospices, mental health facilities, ICU oncology wards and Starship hospital to visit patients. The dogs are well trained family pets, wearing red scarves with Kiwi Canine friends.
Reports were given by the Drama Group and the Garden Group.The Drama Group went to The Death of Me on October 30 at the Little Theatre in Waipukurau and the Garden Group visited Oderings and the Potting Shed in Hastings.
Marjon Greenwood gave us the Federation Report. Marjon spoke about Sarah Jane Crookes and the Lonely Bouquet Project and how Sarah Jane has started 11 new institutes.
H Knight handed out members a potato each to be grown in a bucket for a competition next year. Competition results: Floral: 1st M Cornthwaite 2nd H Knight 3rd M Drummond Cooking: 1st H Wiley Handcraft: 1st M Cornthwaite 2nd H Wiley 3rd H Knight
Overall points: 1st M Cornthwaite and H Wiley 3rd H Knight
The Federation Christmas party is being held on November 27 at Latitude 40 at noon.
Founders Day is being held at Oruawharoa on February 21, 2019 at 2.30pm.