January 2017 Newsletter

I hope that you all had a lovely Christmas and my thoughts go to those ladies who had a hard time this year. I pray that 2017 is kind to all of us.  Sending our love to Viv and Charlie, get well soon Charlie and best wishes to Janet for her upcoming op xxxxx

This week’s meeting was really fun; I had never played Whist before but loved it! Congratulations to the victors Pat and Katy.

If you haven’t paid your subs yet you can always send a cheque directly to Katy as she needs to get the money off very soon.

We are still awaiting our tickets to The Annual Meeting of the East Kent Federation which will be in Margate on 22nd March.  If anybody would like to help out as a steward or on the basket stall please let me or BCL know


Our first outing this year is the lunch club on Friday 20th January. We are meeting at 12.50 at the Skills Centre in Sittingbourne. If your name isn’t on the list just let Dilys or myself know and I’m sure you can be added.


The Play That Went Wrong is booked for 2nd August 2017 at the Marlowe. Dilys is looking into lots of ideas for our outings this year but if you have anywhere that you would like to visit please let her know.


Lynsted with Teynham have invited us to their 97th birthday on 1st February at 2pm at the Community Hall in Teynham. If you would like to come along please let me know as I need to respond very soon.


Please put Saturday 4th March in your diaries, it is the Coffee morning at Frinsted in aid of Silverline, the Charity that aims to alleviate loneliness in the elderly.  After some confusion, we are in charge of the cake stall!


The Rotary club have an indoor boot sale at Tunstall VH on Saturday 11th March 10-12. If you would like to book a table please contact Denise.


If you would like to come to the WI Fair at Alexander Palace on Saturday 1st April please let me know. It is just £25 for the coach and the entrance fee. The coach will depart Sittingbourne Railway station at 8.30am.  At present I have Julie, Marcelle, Viv and myself. I will need to send off application form this week.


There is a Spring Garden Day at Canterbury Academy on Wednesday 5th April. It is just £10 for the day; the head gardener at Hever is the first speaker with a Chelsea Gold medal flower arranger in the afternoon. Please let myself or Marcelle know if you are interested.


If you play darts BCL has a one day tournament organised for the 22nd April 10-4 at Kennington VH. I might have to give this one a miss.


The resolution meeting at Chartham VH will take place on Monday 24th April. Jean P will need to attend as our representative at the Liverpool AGM. Please let me know if you would like to join us. It is a really interesting debate and a gorgeous lunch!!


If you fancy an Argentine Tango classes are being held at Hartlip. Details from me.


I have application forms for the 200+ club if you are interested.


Next month February 2nd we have a demonstration of make-up application using new techniques such as contouring, highlighting and baking! Not to be missed.


Hostesses for February are Alison, Mandy and Barbara.


Words by Angela Coleman