District News - January 4
News from across West Norfolk.
Royal British Legion – The programme for 2013 was among items discussed at the December meeting of the women’s section. Mrs Palmer gave the treasurer’s report.
Winners of the competitions for the year were: 1 Mrs Curson, 2 Mrs Kirk, 3 Mrs Palmer. Mrs E. Hammond had raised £50 and Mrs Barlow £60 at the Ripper Hall afternoon.
Members enjoyed Christmas refreshments and games of bingo.
The group meeting meeting for number 1 group was attended by members of Dersingham, Docking and Hunstanton branches. They were welcomed by group chairman Mrs Witton. Reports were given by all branches. It was suggested that only three group meetings would be held in future and members were asked to debate this at their next branch meeting and report back.
Raffle prizes were won by Mrs Laws, Mrs Palmer, Mrs Barlow, Mrs Groom, Mrs Hammond, Mrs Howard, Mrs Witton and Mrs Parsons.
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Women’s Institute – Twenty-two members met in the Memorial Hall for the Christmas party. In a break from the usual visiting speaker the committee decided to have a fun evening with old fashioned games, crackers and mince pies.
The evening began with a playing card version of Pass the Parcel and a keenly fought musical chairs was won by Mrs J Palgrave-Brown. Members then sat down to supper, all washed down with a glass of champagne, courtesy of president, Mrs C Dungay.
The Christmas tree decoration competition was won by Mrs A Bloy, 2 Mrs P Steel, 3 Mrs P Biggs, 4 W Bell, J Fuller, I Delderfield and C Hammond.
Prizes for the raffle were donated by the committee and won by T Clarke, C Dungay, P Steel, J Tidy, W Baines, R Stevenson, P Wood, C Perry and P Wakeling. Mrs Perry thanked the committee for organising such an enjoyable evening.
Later in the week Mrs Dungay organised a coffee morning at her house with cakes, mince pies and a raffle, proceeds of which will go to WI funds.
St Martin’s Church – The December coffee morning was well attended with a larger than usual raffle and Christmas cakes and mince pies for sale. A sum of £143 was raised for church funds. The December Draw for the 100 Club was won by Mrs B Smith, 2 Mrs R Stevenson, 3 Mr P. Carter
Fincham Chorus – Fincham Chorus staged its first ever Christmas concert in St Martin’s Church. The audience joined in with several carols. Each group of songs was introduced by Mr Paul Grassby. Mulled wine and mince pies were served in the interval and, as usual, the church had been beautifully decorated. The programme concluded with a rousing rendition of “We Wish You a Merry Christmas”. Director of music was Mr Russell McKie and the chorus was accompanied by Mrs Pam McKie.
The sum of £500 was raised for Church funds.
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