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March 2017

In our March meeting we had two speakers. Firstly Janice Cole a GFWI representative of ACWW (Association of country Women of the World) explained how the monies raised by Pennies for Friendship empower women throughout the world by giving them small amounts that help in many ways such as, sewing lessons and a sewing machine so that she can earn money to feed and educate her family, provide clean water, and educate young girls on sexual health matters. We raised £100 with a 50/50 raffle.

Caroline Hayden who teaches Yoga at the Dolphin Hall came to tell us about the benefits of yoga for our health and wellbeing and encouraged to take it up at any ages as it can improve our bone health, balance and flexibility. Both speakers gave us a great deal of food for thought.

Travels of Cuthbert – he is getting out and about all over the globe as he travels with our member.  See 2017 Gallery for some more photos

Sally & Elaine found a very apt setting for Cuthbert in Westport, New Zealand

Sally & Elaine found a very apt setting for Cuthbert in Westport, New Zealand

Our next meeting is an ‘Open Meeting’ on Monday 10th April with Steve Knibbs BBC Points West reporter – Gloucestershire. Friends, family are welcome to come along to the Dolphin Hall at 7:15 pm. There is a non-member £5 contribution, which will be donated to Tetbury Hospital. Coffee morning at the Snooty Fox is Monday 24th April from 10:30 onwards.

The next meeting is on: Monday 10th April 2017 

Come along at 7:30pm to meet everyone!

A note from our President:

Apart from our monthly meetings, we enjoy each other’s company at many “extra curricular” activities.  Do have a look at “What we do”.

We always welcome new ideas and new members.  Please come along and meet us.

If you would like to find out more about us, contact me via email: tetburywi@hotmail.co.uk

Chris

 

Meetings are on the 2nd Monday of every month at the

Dolphins Hall, New Church Street Tetbury, GL8 8DS