JULY MEETING M Drummond welcomed 11 members to St Mark’s Church, Takapau. Eight members attended the National Conference celebrating 100 years of WI in New Zealand. Two members won placing in the National Competitions. H Knight came 2nd in the Decorated Egg and our junior member won 2nd place with a painted stone. H Wiley read out CHB president L Hall’s report about the conference. Competitions for next year’s Conference in Lower Hutt were tabled. The raffle was won by J Heremia. We have been asked by the Takapau Health centre to make face masks for them. We donated $66 to Red Cross to buy pyjamas for needy families. We supplied baking and funds to Cancer Support. Jenny Schaw collected them and talked to us about her work. We donated 11 teddy bears to St John Ambulance. The Garden Circle report was given. The drama group did not meet but are going to see Operatunity in Hastings on July 22. Next month we are hosting the Federation WI Social day in the Takapau Hall.