Argyle had three guests for the November 14 meeting which had an international theme. Members brought a food item or a show and tell from another country.
Berwyn Branch up in the Peace River area had a talk on fermenting cheese. They are doing a membership blitz.
Cottonwood’s roll call of a famous woman had Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railway this month. Their speaker was Judy Foster on Citizenship and Legislation.They have the Ag Society Christmas Craft Market at the end of November and they are catering a church Christmas supper.
Creighton donated $140 for school awards. They have a Shoe Box Project and are Fundraising with Purdy’s Chocolates. They had a discussion on unmanned vehicles looking to a resolution. The roll call included Remembrance Day. They have 13 members.
Darwell Women’s Institute had a guest at their meeting on November 7th. Roll call was a joke or poem and items for Tender Hearts. They are making a nomination for the Golden Book Award. They will have their Christmas Gathering oat noon on December 5th at the Mojo’s Diner They are also doing Shoe Boxes. Two members will attend the Remembrance Day service and hang a wreath. Next meeting is Jan. 9th
Duffield Christmas Gathering will be November 28th at the Railway Cafe in Duffield at noon.They plan to visit Pegg Gardens in the summer and the Leduc Interperative Center Pat Scott spoke about a brain tumor survivor who took Proton therapy in 2012. Betty Milne told about Pinacle Renewable Energy Pellet plant opening near Edmonton that will create 70 jobs.
Hogadone members spent volunteer hours in the information booth and driving seniors. They did a fundraiser with Vesey Bulbs. They plan on attending the District meeting in Drumheller on Dec 1. They did the survey on rural women that ACWW is doing for the UN.
Langdon lost a member on October 4 when Eugenia Bradner passed away. They will help a needy family for Christmas. They volunteer at the Food Bank. The program was “A Look into an Entirely Different World” read by Joan Bates. There will be no meeting in Dec but they will meet for lunch.
Lougheed held their annual meeting on Sunday Nov 18. They had a cake decorator instructor come with cakes for everyone and all of the necessary ingredients and supplies to make a cake masterpiece. The children participated in their own craft while the meeting was in session. They made scarecrows in October and entered in the town of Killam contest and won.
Round Hill had a table at the Halloween market and prepared the programs for 2019. They have 16 members. They will have a Christmas dinner Nov 25 and have a member who will celebrate her 80th birthday. Once again they will have a Ladies Night Out in February. Let us know the date, please. It is a fun event!
Stony Plain Branch took the registration for the “City Slicker” program which brings 1000 inner city students out on the school buses to see the farms. They had a successful Crafters Cottage sale. They will attend the Duffield Christmas dinner and are planning their own Christmas dinner. Ladies like to eat.
Valhalla Busy Bees have 9 members. They have a 100 year celebration coming up. They held their 3rd annual Trivia night which was enjoyed by all. One member is going to teach crochet and they are continuing to work on guilts for members. They attended a cross border picnic in September.