The sun shone for Paulton in the Park event on July 6th and it was a busy and fun filled day. We were there with an information stall and had a lot of interest in what Inner Wheel is all about.
We ran a competition for the children asking them to guess the name of the teddy. Forty children entered and the lucky winner who correctly guessed the name “Cuddles” was Olivia. She was delighted to win Cuddles and a bag of sweets!
President Sandra was pleased with the success of the day and keen for us to attend future events to raise the profile of IW in the community.
On June 24th the sun shone and we were able to sit in Marjorie’s garden enjoying tea, cakes and lovely company. As well as having a relaxed, enjoyable afternoon we were raising money for Marjorie’s charity, Radstock Carers Centre. Marjorie told us afterwards that we had raised the fantastic sum of £201 through our efforts. A great way to raise money for a worthy cause!
Heather and Ros choosing cakes
Deciding upon raffle prizes
Enjoying tea, cakes and chat
Wednesday 21st June was our Annual General Meeting. As well as the
formalities of an AGM we had a very enjoyable meeting with a buffet meal.
It was the last meeting with Marjorie Robinson as president as she was handing over the chain of office to another member, Sandra Blair. Marjorie raised valuable
funds for the local Carer’s organisation as well as creating a fun and friendly
atmosphere during her time as President.
Sandra introduced her committee at the meeting and nominated South Western Ambulance Charity as her charity for her year of office. Sandra is keen to develop the links which exist between Inner Wheel and the community.
We are all looking forward to another rewarding year as members of Inner Wheel. We hope Sandra will enjoy her year as President and we thank Marjorie for all the work she has done during her year.
Sandra wearing the chain of office which has just been presented to her by Marjorie.
Nw President, Sandra Blair, presenting outgoing President, Marjorie Robinson with flowers and a gift.
On Friday 8th March 2019, four of us had a great evening in Wells. After a very enjoyable meal in an Italian restaurant we went to the Little Theatre and saw a production of “The Opposite Sex”. The play was hilarious and the four actors really good. In fact we had such a good time that we forgot all about a photo to record the event! Fortunately a very helpful volunteer at the theatre offered to take a photo of us at the interval. A shame there was not a more interesting image to remember the evening by but we all look like we are having a good time!
Marjorie. Val, Janet and Heather.
“Cheers!” Another lovely evening out with Inner Wheel friends. Here we are in the bar of the Theatre Royal Bath before a wonderful performance of “A Song at Twilight” by Noel Coward. The play was witty, funny and at times bittersweet and brilliantly acted by Simon Callow and Jane Asher. Looking forward to more theatre visits!
Heather, Val, Sandra, Janet and Marjorie
Photograph shows some of the members, who belong to the Inner Wheel Club of Chelwood Bridge, rounding off the year with a Christmas Meal at the Temple Inn.
Secret Santa presents were chosen before everyone finally set off home to carry on with the business of Christmas planning.
Members now look forward to January 23rd, the date of their annual event of the year – their afternoon tea party for senior citizens in the Chew Valley and surrounding areas.
A sum of £200 has been raised for Radstock Carers’ Centre by Mary Smith of Chew Stoke.
Mary, who is a member of the Inner Wheel club of Chelwood Bridge decided to hold a Christmas coffee morning at her home to help raise some money for the club president’s chosen charity for the year.
President, Marjorie Robinson, had chosen the Carers’ centre and was delighted when she heard how much had been raised. She said : “A big thank you is due to Mary for hosting, providing coffee and homemade mince pies and also the beautiful flower arrangements.
“Thank you to everyone who came along, donated items for the raffle and bric a brac table. I really do appreciate your support.”
Photograph shows those attending the Christmas coffee morning with Marjorie Robinson sitting in the chair.