Annual Meeting


Everyone who attended the Federation annual meeting at Springfields, Spalding had a great time. The feedback was very positive with many members saying that it was the best one yet! We enjoyed some excellent speakers including Nikki Cooke from LIVES, Caroline Bingham from Lincolnshire Life, Revd Christine Pennock (who had us in stitches) and Adam Smith who entertained us in the afternoon with songs and stories from many West End musicals.

We were all encouraged by Adam to join in with his singing. All the committees had first-rate stands. The Advisers celebrated International Women’s Day by staging a quiz for members to identify inspirational women and to match quotes that were attributed to them.

There were some lovely local crafts people selling a variety of items including jams, chutneys, cakes and honey to buy plus a WI sales table

At the end of the meeting Debbie gave her thanks to all for the loyal support that she had received over the ten years that she had been Federation Chairman. She had chosen to take this opportunity to stand down and thanked all those who had helped make it an enjoyable time. She spoke of Royal visits to the Federation and of the Royal garden parties that she had attended and said that she felt lucky to have had these experiences


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