Reports from Branches

Some branch secretaries get that meeting report emailed off to me right after the meeting. Some send the reports by regular mail which is also good since I save the postage stamps and lo and behold some branches do not send anything.
It is very interesting what all the branches are doing.

DUFFIELD is researching for a resolution that drop off “creche” be made available.

DARWELL members had a roll call to memorize the Institute Grace and they made donations to the Thrift Shop and Tender Hearts. There program was about Helen Keller’s “Three Days to See” They had a Christmas gathering with Stony Plain and Duffield. They received a letter from the pen pal in Cherhill, WI in UK.

ELLA JANE has a new member. They read the 2016 resolution on MSG and found it to be an eye opener. They have a read each month. Feb. was “Women Warriors” and “Where are the Women in Science” from the Nov. 2019 National Geographics.

HOGADONE members volunteered 115 hours and had all members in attendance. They are changing their meeting place since the restaurant is closing. They also looked at the dates of upcoming WI events.

ROUNDHILL racked up a whopping 324 volunteer hours with the Ladies night out and quilting. They had their International Supper where each member prepares food from a different country.

ARGYLE sent in some back reports. They have a new member.They put in a lot of volunteer hours working in the WI Centennial garden, ACWW Walk the World, and meetings. They have a mystery trip each year.

ECHO HILL is hosting the Constituency Conference for Stony Plain/Lac Ste, Anne on April 4. They have 7 members.

STONY PLAIN has 34 members and they met in the evening on Feb. 12. They were planning a Founders Day Tea for Feb 23. Chelseay Rudolph the Town of Stony Plain Sustaniability Coordinator spoke on recycling.

VERDANT VALLEY AND DORCAS exchanged valentines. Percy Poland was their speaker. It looks like the subjects were handicraft, resolutions and creative writing. They have volunteered to supply coffee for the Provincial Convention.

WESTOE reports that ten members went to Stage West for brunch and a play. Some members turned in their old “years of service” WI pins. They meet in the Priddis library where they planned the lunch for the April 30 conference. Next meeting is April 7 at the library.

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