Hume Group CWA report, August 30, 2017

Hume Group CWA

HUME Group CWA members met in August at Temora for the Hume Group Council meeting. Group president and representative, Tina Billing, chaired the meeting.

GUEST: Carol Glasgow, from Temora spoke to Hume Group CWA members about her passion for sewing. Picture: Contributed

GUEST: Carol Glasgow, from Temora spoke to Hume Group CWA members about her passion for sewing. Picture: Contributed

Sixteen members from Hume Group attended State Conference at Tumbi Umbi in May ,with six branches being represented. Hume Group members Ailsa Sinclair and Bev Norris were successful in the Land Cookery. Bellarwi branch won second place in the Cultural book section, with Ungarie highly commended for their International book. Jennifer Heard and Margaret Makeham were successful in the Handicraft section .

President Tina gave a very comprehensive report from executive meeting, the highlight being the “facts day” at Narrandera, which seven members attended.

ACWW's project Women Walk the World was very well supported with $1805 raised.

Guest speaker, Carol Glasgow, from Temora spoke to members of her journey learning to sew, then using her knowledge and skills to produce beautiful patchwork.

Members were delighted with her quilts.

The theme for CWA Awareness week ,September 2 to 9, is “The Changing Face of Families in the Bush." Many activities will hopefully be planned for the week.

It was noted that the NSW Government has a Regional Grant Fund available for community groups.

Members are looking forward to the International and Cultural Day at  Eurongilly, on Wednesday, September 13. Members are urged to participate with a limerick or perform an item for the cultural section.

Trish Davies will be guest speaker, discussing Nepal, our country of study.