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With the Cheshire Federation of Women's Institutes you will benefit from having your voice heard and making a real impact on local, national and international issues. We offer the opportunity to learn, develop and pass on new skills, to belong to something special, make friends, work as a team and have fun with events.
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With the Cheshire Federation of Women’s Institutes you will benefit from having your voice heard and making a real impact on local, national and international issues. We offer the opportunity to learn, develop and pass on new skills, to belong to something special, make friends, work as a team and have fun with events.
The WI offers all kinds of opportunities to all kinds of women. We can help you to expand your horizons and make new friends, take up new interests, learn new crafts and develop new skills. The Women’s Institute is the largest voluntary organisation for women in the UK with 205,000 members in England, Wales and the Islands. Its concerns range from climate change to cooking, from crafts to community projects, from healthy eating to Fairtrade fortnights, from traditional values to new friendships.
I am delighted to announce Georgina Denny, Cheshire Federation Vice Chairman and Chairman of CFWI Public Affairs Sub Committee has been elected to serve on the NFWI Public Affairs Committee. I know Georgina will be a great asset to the Committee and we wish her every success during her term on office. I am pleased to say Georgina will continue to serve the Federation in her current positions. Congratulations Georgina.
As you will all know the October meeting in Winsford, when our speaker will be John McCarthy, is our last meeting in this venue as it will no longer be used as a conference centre.
The Board of Trustees have been looking at various venues within the Federation and our March meeting will be at the Macclesfield Leisure Centre. Please bear with us as we endeavour to find suitable venues to accommodate our growing Federation.
This month your WI Secretary will have received the Board of Trustee election paper. Please note the current Trustees can be nominated without seeking their permission the exception being Diane Coulton who is stepping down. Should you wish to make any other nominations they must be asked before submitting their name but please ensure they have served on a WI Committee for a minimum of two years. It will be appreciated if your election paper is completed and returned to CFWI as soon as possible.
The weather for the Royal Cheshire Show was so kind this year and many members and visitors alike visited our magnificent marquee. Full details of the Show are elsewhere in this edition. I feel everyone who entered the Show is a winner as your efforts were greatly admired by all who saw them.
Thank you to all the volunteers who willingly give their time to ensure we have such a successful Show. If you have never been to the Show, entered one of the classes or volunteered to help
why not make 2018 your first time, you will not regret it. All those members who attended this year I look forward to seeing you again in 2018.