CWA branch complimented
Country Women's Association Northumberland Group president Ms Diana Frost has complimented Umina CWA after a number of new members joined the branch, when she attended a recent branch meeting.
"We were well represented at the Group Handicraft judging day held on Thursday, March 1," said representative Ms Jill Colwell.
"There were entries in nearly 50 per cent of all classes and the quality was high."
There was discussion regarding the CWA country of study East Timor and, it was decided to hold the branch's international day in May.
"The meeting finished with the group president cutting a lovely iced cake made by one of the members," said Ms Colwell.
Evening crochet classes began last Monday night from 6pm at the CWA Umina rooms and five people attended.
Detailed instructions, patterns and hands on assistance were supplied by a trained textile teacher.
Craft days and friendship days continue to be held every Wednesday morning, excluding the first Wednesday of the month, and begin at 9 am.
Ms Helen Parkinson will teach card making on Wednesday, March 21and Ms Colwell will demonstrate how to make a pin cushion on Wednesday, March 28.
The next monthly general meeting will be held from 9.30am on Wednesday, April 4.
President Ms Diana Moon said all were welcome to visit for a couple of weeks without joining the CWA.
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