We welcomed the members and their guests and continued to sing Jerusalem.
The we dealt with the matters of housekeeping before we got on it the evenings entertainment and festivities.
New Committee Jobs
Cyndy Firth - President
Faye Gillmore - Secretary
Katie Reid - Vice President, Scrapbook and Points Book and Competition
Patsy Anderson - Minutes Secretary
Anne Freestone - Bookings Secretary
Anne Bailey - Tea Hostess and Skittles Captain
Ann Lakin - Speakers Hostess and Press
Paula Wood - Raffle
Jayne Gill - Flowers, VOT, Helping with signing in book and Raffle.
Stop Press - The Denman Apple has risen to date £207,000.00
Looking t future events we have a annual lunch coming up on 16th Jan £23 PP and it will be held at the Mercure Hotel in Bewdley.
We have chosen the delegate for the AGM and it will be Katie Reid this year who will be going to represent the Forest Group in Liverpool.
A coffee morning will be held in aid of the Denman Apple at Patsy Anderson's home on Thursday 9th Feb 2017 from 10.30am. It will be £3 per ticket. Please see Patsy if you would like to go.
We feel it necessary to have a First Aider in light of what had happened during the last meeting. So we have asked if people would be interested in doing this and we did get a few people put their names down so we are going to investigate this.
We had a great night of entertainment with a superb entertainer called Dave Moylan. He regaled us with songs Magic tricks and a joke or two. He was amazingly funny and we would recommend him to anyone to book.
The supper was also extremely good a lot of effort went into making all the the beautiful items we had to eat.
The competioin was a handmade card
1st place went to Alison Hastie
2nd place when to Cherry
3rd Place when to Pam Eves.
We raised £41.50 for St Richards Hospice with the Christmas Cards
It just leaves us to say Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from us all at Areley Kings WI.