Dovenby WI July 2019
The meeting was opened by President Nita Eubank
who welcomed the members along with guests from Embleton and Dean WIs.
Andrea Cameron, President of Embleton WI who had attended 2019 NFWI AGM at Bournemouth gave a summary of the day. There were 1500 delegates all singing Jerusalem which she described as a wonderful moment along with interesting speakers. Two resolutions were passed which the WI will campaign on the first Local Bus Services and the second Don't Fear The Smear both passing with over 96% majority. Andrea urged members to go to AGM when opportunity to be a delegate arises.
Anita thanked her for her report and welcomed
Stuart Bowie the guest speaker for the evening. Stuart, a strolling magician
came to talk to us about "How Do You Do That".
Stuart then performed some amazing sleight of
hand magic whilst answering these questions. There are over 100 Magic Clubs in
Great Britain. The Cumbrian Magic Circle was formed in 2009.
The competition A pack of playing cards was won by Ann Lister for Dovenby WI and by Andrea Cameron Embleton.
The raffle was won by Chrissy Veitch. The evening finished with a Buffet Super which had been provided by the members.