“Crafty Surprises”

  In Madeleine’s absence Pam led our July meeting with a special welcome for our speaker, Eva Leslie and our visitor, Pat Weavers. Eva gave a talk on “Crafty Surprises” during which she created a selection of animals such as sheep and dogs from felt by making stabbing action with a two pronged pin. Pam E and Judy had a […]

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Wenvoe WI is 25 years old

  Wenvoe WI is 25 years old this year and in Madeleine’s absence, vice president Margaret accepted two certificates on our behalf. One from NFWI was presented by Carol Atkinson, WI advisor, and the second from June Humphry, Federation secretary, was from GWFI. Viv Truran who has spoken to us on many occasions, gave us an insight on how she […]

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AGM Report

  Our AGM was held in May and two representatives from Federation House were present to oversee the proceedings. Our members voted unanimously in favour of the national resolution which this yea concerns mental health matters keeping parallel with physical health. Delegates will vote accordingly at national level this month. The financial report was presented in June’s absence and as […]

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April Activities

  As always all were made welcome by Madeleine at our April meeting, especially Pam Hodge, a former member who came as a visitor. We were pleased to see Pam and hope she will come again. We all send June, who is in hospital awaiting surgery, our good wishes for her future recovery. An interesting evening was provided by Mansel […]

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25th Anniversary Celebration

  In Madeleine’s absence, vice president Margaret welcomed members and guests to our 25th anniversary celebration party on March 15th, postponed from March 1st. Members from Dinas Powys, Culverhouse Cross and Penarth institutes joined us, together with Carol Atkinson, June Humphrey and Helen, who has made our lovely banner. There was a silver and Welsh theme, with silver tableware, music, […]

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February Report

  The president welcomed our new member, Maureen. We were all delighted to hear that Mair is making good progress and so is Eira. They are hoping to join us on March 1st. Our speaker was Janet Young who spoke about ‘The Glorious Reign’ ie the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, who was the second daughter of King Henry VIII. […]

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January News

  At our first meeting of the new year our speaker was Rosemary Scadden whose talk was devoted to various tricks with scarves. We had brought scarves with us and we were shown many ways of folding them and we tried to copy them. Thanks were expressed to Margaret and Pam E for taking part at Wenvk community carol service […]

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December Meeting Report

  At our December meeting members were delighted by the return of Betty and to see Maureen. A reminder was given of the carol service at St. Mary’s and of the Link carol service at Dinas Powys. Work on our banner is ongoing and we hope it will be completed by our 25th celebration on 1st March when we meet. […]

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The October Meeting

  Everyone was welcomed to our October meeting with a special mention of visitor Maureen who we hope will come again to future meetings. Our speaker was Patricia Coulthard who has worked on the “ All Wales Autism Strategy “ and helped to set up the “ Cardiff & Vale National Autistic Society Support Group “for parents and carers. Patricia, […]

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Back From Summer Break

  After our summer break our president welcomed everyone back with a special welcome to our visitor, Avril who we hope will be joining us again. Our speaker was Keith Moger OBE who worked for the NHS for over 40 years, with much of that career in senior management in Cardiff. We enjoyed an informative and interesting presentation of the […]

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