Creekside’s Report for May

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President Ann Parker welcomed members with a special mention for Pat Murphy who was visiting from East Cowes.

There was a very special button hole for Margaret Paice who was celebrating 60 years of marriage, 'Congratulations!'

Members were invited to comment on some of the activities they had enjoyed last month. The Northshore Group Meeting was well attended. The speaker was Judy Anderson who gave an inspiring talk about Great Ormond Street Hospital, its history and the breakthrough work carried out today. £190.70 was raised through individual members' contributions. Appley WI came for a Kurling evening. They were a 'super crowd', ready for a bit of fun and after another delicious meal created by Jenny Gâches and her team, we certainly did have fun!

It was 'lovely to meet' the members from Berkswell WI who were visiting the beautiful Isle of Wight from the mainland. 'We all thoroughly enjoyed it!'

Before the meeting began and during Tea, there was an opportunity to look at the various beautiful entries for our Craft Competition. There was a variety of categories and the smell from the cakes and pastries was mouth watering. Cushions for mastectomy patients, Heidi's Pillows, knitted newborn babies' hats, flower arranging and a Novice category for anyone who had not entered before were just a few. A spin off from the craft entries was a challenge to make 100 hats for newborns.

Craft Results:

  • Photography - 1st Cheryl Howell. 2nd Chris Tipple
  • Florals - 1st Ann Parker. Joint 2nd. Susan Philips and Cheryl Downie
  • Cookery - 1st Ann Parker. 2nd Sylvia Burrows
  • Craft - 1st Sue Moore. 2nd Cheryl Howell
  • Novice class - Barbara Edwards

Overall joint winners were Ann Parker and Cheryl Howell.

Well done to the winners and all the members who entered.

Craft winners 2019

C Downie