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2022 April onwards

 

April 2022:  Change to April speaker

In a change to our published programme, we will be entertained at our Birthday meeting in April by Saffron Summerfield who will be telling us about “Milton Keynes to Mississippi” – live music with anecdotes, stories and a brief history of the guitar.

https://www.motherearthmusic.co.uk/

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April 2022:  2022 Subscriptions

Our 2022 Subs are due from 1st April and are £44 full member. £21.60p dual.
Bank details for transferring funds or setting up standing orders have been sent out to members.  
If you are a member and have further queries or you wish to become a member, please contact virtuallynorfolkwi@gmail.com via email.

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2022 January to March

 

March 2022:  Garden Party in June

Details of our planned Garden Party on Thursday 16th June have been sent out to members. To assist with planning the transport and catering, members are asked to send replies and any comments via email to virtuallynorfolkwi@gmail.com by 17th April

March 2022:  Hazel’s Virtually Norfolk EDP article

You can find President Hazel’s EDP WI WEEK article on the Norfolk WI Facebook page
https://www.facebook.com/NorfolkWI/posts/1832660033590748
and shared onto our own Facebook page
https://www.facebook.com/VirtuallyNorfolkWI

February 2022:  Proposed Garden Party

As our birthday lunch could not go ahead in April, we are planning a Garden Party in June instead. Thanks to the generosity of one of our members offering her garden. More information in due course.

February 2022:  Birthday Meal

In these uncertain times, our proposed birthday lunch in April had poor take-up, so it is with regret that this has had to be cancelled.

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January 2022:  New email address for Virtually Norfolk WI

We have changed our email address. If you wish to contact us, please do so on virtuallynorfolkwi@gmail.com

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2021 October to December

 

December 2021:  Christmas posts on Facebook

See a Christmas message from our President Hazel and a picture of the Christmas Garland made by Wendy A on behalf of Virtually Norfolk WI for Evelyn Suffield House  on our Facebook page

https://www.facebook.com/VirtuallyNorfolkWI

 

December 2021:  2022 Programme

Our 2022 Programme with dates and speakers can be found here.

Our December meeting is one week early.

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November 2021: Our Committee and helpers 2021-2023

Following our Annual Meeting, the members of our new Committee are Hazel Jones (President), Sue Birrell, Pam Cooper and Ann Morgan. Our helpers are Sandra Vellam, Wendy Adams and Anne Nelson.

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November 2021:  Annual Meeting in November – the new Committee

This will be our last (and only!) Annual Meeting in November. Future Annual Meetings will be held in February, beginning February 2023. So our new Committee will be for a term of 15 months for one year only, reverting to 12 months after that.

Your current Committee need your help. If you are a current member and would like to put your name forward to join the new Committee, please let us know via email to hazeljonesvirtuallynorfolkwi@gmail.com by 17th November.

 

November 2021:  Birthday Meal in April

To celebrate our first birthday, we have organised a Birthday Lunch next April. Details have gone out to members via email.

Members are asked to respond by 21st November to hazeljonesvirtuallynorfolkwi@gmail.com to say whether they would like to attend.

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October 2021:  Annual Meeting in November

President Hazel  says:

It’s that time of year again, but our first annual meeting. Can you spare an hour or two to help your Committee? We are down to the Officers and two helpers. Please help us. If you want more information contact hazeljonesvirtuallynorfolkwi@gmail.com

 

October 2021:  Prize Club

Applications for the Prize Club are now closed for this year. Thank you to members who have joined in. Draws will take place every four months with the first in our December meeting. The prize money will be £30 each time.

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2021 July to September

 

September 2021:  Watercolour workshop

Members have been sent materials in the post to make a bookmark, design a postcard and design a card complete with an envelope at the Watercolour Doodle Workshop led by Margaret Collingwood (Norfolk Federation Chairman) in the September meeting.

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August 2021:  Launch of our new Facebook page

See a welcome post from President Hazel on our new Facebook page. Why not like and follow us at

https://www.facebook.com/VirtuallyNorfolkWI

 

July 2021:  Hazel’s July update

President Hazel gives her first update on what's been happening with VIRTUALLY NORFOLK WI.

See Hazel’s July 2021 update here

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July 2021:  Launch of our new logo

The final voting for our new logo took place during our July meeting.

Members chose a design created by Michelle Cooper based on a Mocho on Pixabay image

 

July 2021:  July Speaker

In a change to our published programme, the speaker at our July meeting will be Paul Smiddy talking about “A Passion for Speed - the daring life of Mildred the Hon. Mrs Victor Bruce"

 

July 2021:  Prize Club

Members have been invited to join our Prize Club. Details can be found here.

£5 per entry to be in before 1st September with the first draw taking place in December

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2021 April to June

 

June 2021:  2021 Programme

Our 2021 Programme with dates and speakers can be found here.

Our December meeting is one week early

 

May 2021:  A Virtually Norfolk WI Logo

Members have been asked to design a Logo for VIRTUALLY NORFOLK WI.

Entries to be in by 5th July with members’ voting to take place by 20th July

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For more information contact us at virtuallynorfolkwi@gmail.com