By Margaret Matthews - 13th August 2018 6:00am
It was another very hot evening when members of Tarvin WI met for their July Meeting and welcomed two visitors and a new member.
July was a busy month.
We are proud to report that eight members responded to the Cheshire Federation's request, as part of the Climate Coalition Week, to go for a waterside walk and pick up plastic litter. With a lack of coastline, but lots of canals, our Litter Pickers chose the canal towpath in Christleton and Waverton.
On a very hot Friday members visited Chester Zoo, starting with a visit to the coffee shop and then on to see the animals of their choosing.
Following on from our June speaker, Nick Lightfoot from Ness Gardens, several members visited Ness and were very impressed by the improvements to the layout and planting that Nick had talked about. They expressed their delight in watching the diverse array of butterflies attracted by the buddleias. Of course, it wouldn't be a WI outing without a visit to the café for tea and cake.
Finally, our monthly Luncheon Club visited The Boot at Willington where a good meal was served along with lots of chat and laughter.
Our speaker for the evening was Dr Bernard Loveday who spoke about Advances in Medicine. He based his talk on the advances in drug therapy and diagnostic tools since the birth of the NHS, 70 years ago and the exciting developments that lay ahead.
Members enjoyed the talk and spent a lot of time in conversation with Dr Loveday while they enjoyed honey cake with their end of evening refreshments.
It is Members' Night at our next meeting on Wednesday 29th August at 7.30 pm.
Ed: This Report of Tarvin WI July 2018 Meeting is by the President Margaret Matthews