Gothic Valley WI minutes
Meeting Type: Monthly meeting
Meeting Date: 10/10/2013
Meeting location: The Shaftesbury N19
Opened at: 7:30pm By: Holly Peterson
Approval of previous minutes: Taken as read
|1||Holly introduced the meeting with an overview of the WI. The structure of the WI as a whole was discussed.
There were no matters arising.
|3||Website write up
Julia volunteered to write up meeting for the website.
Holly thanked Corinne for coming up with a very short notice quiz last month after our speaker.
Holly thanked everyone who responded to the survey about joining the GVWI.
|Around the WIs
Catherine visited Clapham WI attended the inaugural meeting of the new WI in Walthamstow.
|6||Campaigns and local initiatives
Julia announced the GVWI will be collecting Christmas gifts for Solace Women’s Aid. More information will be available in the newsletter and upcoming meetings.
MFWI is doing a trip to the William Morris gallery in Walthamstow on 20 October.
Art Macabre is doing a Day of the Dead themed drawing salon on 31/10/20113
Catherine is doing a stall at CSM Halloween Party.
BiblioGoth is reading the Long Earth by Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter and will be meeting on 3/11/2013 at the Central Station pub in Kings Cross.
Stroud Green WI’s annual meeting is 21/10/2013 and will be decorating cupcakes after the business.
Shoreditch Sisters meets on the 4th Tuesday at the Bethnal Green Working Men’s Club and is doing boobs and bra fittings and general breast awareness.
|9||Holly encouraged everyone to join GVWI.
|10||Break for refreshments
|11||Clare Richmond and Helene Connolly gave a very interesting talk on their work with high street regeneration and led a lively discussion afterwards.
|Closing remarks by the President
|Action||Person responsible||Completion date|
|Write a brief review of the meeting.||Julia/Holly?||TBA|
Report from Treasurer: There was no report from the Treasurer, as this occurs quarterly.
AOB: No other business.
Next meeting: 14/11/2013 And thereafter: 12/12/2013