The speaker at our February Meeting was Steve Price who gave a very entertaing talk. Steve is an open water swimmer and is the first man to complete the Three Channels Challenge by swimming the English, Bristol and Irish Channels.
A busy day sewing sanitary products for 20/20 Mission Charity and a delicious lunch at the house of Member Mary Smith.
On the 23rd January, we held our annual tea party for the community. This was to celebrate Inner Wheel Day which was on the 10th. We hosted over 70 ladies and gentlemen to a slap up tea of sandwiches and cake, together with a game of bingo , a raffle and a game of “guess what’s in the parcel”.
The Inner Wheel organisation was officially founded in January 1924 by Margarette Golding, a nurse, business woman and the wife of a Manchester Rotarian. who had met with 26 other wives in November 1923. The first meeting was held on 10 January 1924 when 27 ladies attended.
Our first meeting of the New Year. After a delicious lunch our Speaker was Edmund Prideaux from Keynsham Talking Newspaper, pictured here with our President Sandra Blair. K.T.N. is a registered charity and is free to people who are unable to read newsprint either through poor eyesight or blindness. It enables them to enjoy local news from Bristol, Bath and further afield. There is also have a magazine section with a wide choice of topics from historic places to recipes together with information on benefits and entitlements. It is supplied on a memory stick and is delivered free by the Royal Mail. A very interesting talk and so good to hear of something that is available in the local community.
This coming Thursday we have our annual tea party for elderly local residents. It will be a busy afternoon with all of us involved, offering home made cakes, sandwiches etc.
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Instead of a Secret Santa at our Christmas Lunch we made a donation to the Salvation Army to buy presents for underprivledged children.
President Mike Hedges of Chelwood Bridge Rotary was our guest at our our Monthly Meeting in November. He gave us a very entertaining talk on his life and career in the Police Force.