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Jenny - 07.11.14
There is a change of venue for the meeting this month. Please see full details on the Craft & Cake Group's page.
This was a well attended and enjoyable night with 51 quizzers getting their thinking caps on led by quiz masters Pam and Geoff. The winning team of six "Nearly Retired" (obviously too much time on their hands) won a bottle of wine each.
This was our first quiz night and we'll be having a repeat early next year.
It was a very emotional and poignant Remembrance Sunday up at Pots & Pans cenotaph this year. Jess, of the Saddleworth WI, says it was her great privilege as President to share the service with her fellow members and friends and a most humbling experience to lay a wreath at the foot of the monument.
Once again the people of Saddleworth and beyond showed their solidarity and respect in epic proportions. The centenary service was made all the more special by a low flying plane, flown by a member of the Rotary, which dropped hundreds of poppy petals across the hillside and the Last Post which was played beautifully by a member of the brass band.
Long may this tradition continue.
What a Night! A massive thank you to everyone that came to our Christmas Markets this year. It was packed with loads of brilliant stalls and gorgeous gifts.
An especially big thank you to the Saddleworth Hotel and their staff. They were amazing helping with the setting up and running of the evening.
We've had the figures in now and raised just over one thousand pounds in two hours which is an incredible achievement.
This is a fantastic amount of money which will go towards Oldham Bereavement Support Services which will, in turn, pay for training volunteers to counsel, help and support men, women and children who have lost a loved one.
None of this could have been achieved without the support of the people of Saddleworth, our members, our guests and the brilliant stall holders.
Thank you again to everyone!
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