Hampton’s newest WI will be holding their first meeting
Friday 24th February
13:00 to 15:00
Linden Hall, Hampton.
They will be voting on their new name, introducing the committee and registering new members, annual subs are £39.00. (Visitors £2, maximum of 3 visits).
No need to register simply come along, you are welcome as a visitor 3 times, so you can try before you buy.
People with dementia often find comfort in having something for their hands to do. Thank you to all our members who have been knitting Twiddle Muffs which we will soon be distributing. For those of you who do not knit and prefer to sew Lesley has tracked down a similar fabric item – the Fidget Quilt. Click here to download How to sew a Fidget Quilt instructions.
The Next meeting of the Hampton WI takes place on February 14th. We will welcome Pauline Davies a professional dancer and ex member of Legs and Co. the Top of the Pops dance troop. There will be an opportunity to show off your dance moves. We recommend you wear casual comfortable trousers and comfortable trainers or flat shoes.
Last call for subs
If you wish to remain as a member please make the necessary payment of £39 to the following account.
Cheques to be made payable to Hampton Women’s Institute. Cash payments can be brought to the meeting in an envelope marked clearly with your name.
In January we raised £10 from the sale of our cakes, this money goes to our charity the Food Bank. With this money Kit has bought items from the published list of supplies and dropped them to the food bank here at the White House. If anyone would like to volunteer to purchase items this month please speak to a member of the committee.
National WI Survey
A short on line survey of members has been compiled. Its quick and easy to complete so please spare 5 minutes answering questions by clicking here
The federation have now stopped collecting bras, we have send over 1,000 to be recycled – Well done and thanks to all who donated
We will continue to collect foreign coins & silica packets, so keep them coming
Twiddle Muffs & Teddies.
We are being asked for teddies of smaller sizes-about 9-10” or even shorter is what they need. Check this site for dates of the Knit and Stitch group where you can knit and natter with other members. The dates appear in the Upcoming Events list on the left column on this site
Have you ever fancied one of the many excellent courses run at Denman college. We have 2 £100 bursaries available to any member. Full details can be found in the information file at our monthly meetings or speak directly to Lesley
Finally – There are plans to revitalise the Hampton Carnival for 2017. We are looking for a WI member to represent us on the steering committee. Please let us know if you are interested