Tuesday, 31 January 2012

Wetherby WI

As we are getting so many responses from our WI's about these profiles, we are posting them to you every two weeks. Enjoy!

Name – Wetherby WI
Formation – 13th October 1943
Day of Meeting – 2nd Wednesday of each month
Time of Meeting – 7.30PM
Location – St James Church Rooms, Wetherby
Members – 34 Full
President – Maureen Hudson
Secretary – Joan Staples 

Wetherby WI is one of our oldest WI’s in the West Yorkshire Federation and has over 30 loyal members. Since 1943, they have been taking trips to the theatre and to local events in Wetherby, as well as holding a craft day each year for the members. Recently, they held a Christmas party with celebratory activities and a quiz with a raffle to follow. At their last meeting they had a speaker named Cynthia Thewlis, who spoke about wool and how it goes from sheep to shawl. Also at their last meeting they were discussing what social events they will hold in 2012; hopefully we will have a list to post shortly.   
If you are interested in visiting or joining Wetherby WI contact the Secretary, Joan Staples on 01937 584856 or email her on norman.staples@talktalk.net .