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September 2019

 

Chris welcomed everyone back after the  summer break.  There were 68 ladies at the meeting comprising of 61 members, 1 new member and 6 guests.

Our speaker for the evening was Danielle Mills from the Medical Detection Dogs charity, she explained how they train dogs to detect odour of human disease.  The charity’s work is at the forefront of the research in early detection of cancers with bio detection dogs and alert dogs for people with life threatening diseases such as type 1 diabetes.   Who knew that a dogs nose has about 300 million sensors, humans have 5 million!  and 30% of a dogs brain is devoted to smell.    Ann Platts gave the vote of thanks for a fascinating talk.

Our August tea and cake at the Snooty Fox was well attended and 4 of the 8 former members who were invited were able to come along and had a good time catching up.

Gala Dinner – 62 members went along to Steepleton, on Cirencester Road to enjoy a delicious meal, this was yet another celebration of our 50th year.

Gloucester Cathedral WI Display 11th – 13th October 2019 – Linda and Jayne are setting up our table with everything that hopefully embodies what we do in Tetbury WI – if you at in the area the displays from all over the county are in the cloisters of the Cathedral.

Coffee morning at the Snooty Fox dates are:

Monday 23rd September and Monday 28th October

 

The next meeting is on: Monday 14th October 2019 

Behind the scenes of the Antiques Roadshow  – Cliff White

Come along at 7:30pm to join us and 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:

Tetbury Goods Shed, Arts Centre, The Railway Yard, Cirencester Road, Tetbury, GL8 8EY

(follow the signs for “Free long term Parking”)