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Here's what's happening this month at Gloucester Rd WI.


AGM & Linkage Bristol

October can only mean one thing: it's time for the our Annual General Meeting!
We will also be joined by a speaker from this year's charity, Linkage Bristol.

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Looking Ahead


2018/19 Committee

October will see some changes to the GRWI committee. Each WI needs to have committee members in the key roles of President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer and two of these roles are up for grabs this autumn.

Secretary - handles correspondence and emails, keeps in contact with the local federation, assists with agenda and minutes of committee meetings.

Treasurer - Maintains the accounts, advises on financial planning, pays bills and issues receipts.

There is one further role to fill:

Online Manager - Manages the GRWI website and Twitter/Facebook/Pinterest pages. Writes and sends the monthly newsletter.

The committee meet once a month and have already begun planning the program for next year's meetings which is the biggest job. If you are ready to take up one of the roles, please come along to the October meeting to be nominated.

Fundraising

 

The Quiz is Cancelled

Unfortunately the quiz will not be going ahead on Friday 12th October as there were not enough tickets sold to make it viable.
It will hopefully return in 2019.
 

Expressions Arts Festival

We were delighted to have a stand at the Expressions Arts Festival which took place at the Paintworks in September 2018.


Thank you to our members who made cakes as well as those that came along to help on the stand. All the money raised is going to our 2018 charity - Linkage Bristol.
See all the photos on our website.

Last month


Suffrage Workshop & Grow Off / Bake Off / Make Off
 


See the photos from our last meeting over on our website.
Photo Credit: Becky Bushnell

Things to remember this month:

Bake a cake to bring along

Money for a delicious slice of cake

Dates for
your diary:

12th Oct:  CANCELLED Fundraising Quiz, The Station 
CANCELLED

16th Oct: Monthly Meeting - AGM & Linkage Bristol
8pm

23rd Oct: Dinner Club, The Coconut Tree, Cheltenham Road - Sign up at the next meeting or via FB
7:30pm

24th Oct: Book Club, The Flyer
Discussing A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
7:30pm for 7:45pm start

6th Nov: Knit & Stitch Club, The Wellington
8pm

Events & activities with Avon Federation here for any member

In between monthly updates please check our events page

Membership & Visitors
 

The membership year began in January 2018, although there are still spaces available if you would like to join or renew. As the year progresses pro-rata membership fees apply.
We do accept a few visitors at our meetings, which costs £5. You can visit up to three times a year. 

Check our website for further information about Being a member

To find out more about the WI and what membership gets you, visit the national website.
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