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from Ditrict 129 Chairman Hilary Genes
Presidents and those who are not yet handed
Happy New Year to you all.
a lovely morning to welcome a Year of NEW beginnings
and hopes for a better and happier year.
you have had a good Christmas, despite last
you for all your lovely Christmas cards and
suggestion to mark Inner Wheel Day is to have
a "MAKE A PHONE CALL DAY."
would like you to ask members to make a phone
call on Inner Wheel Day to someone who is lonely
but Not an Inner Wheel member, on 10th January
to mark Inner Wheel day, as part of what Inner
Wheel day does.
think, if every one of you, made a call that
would make 400 calls, that would have made someone
Thank you for your coperation.
would also like to know, whether you would like
us to have a Zoom District meeting in June and
invite some of your members.
let Vanessa know how many members you would
like to invite, and who they are so a link can
be sent to them as well.
Thank you ladies.
Have a wonderful day.
forward to hearing from you.
from Liz Williams - District Editor
I hope that you and your club members are all
keeping well and hopeful for a bit of freedom
All the District Editors had a zoom meeting
this morning, 21 of us from the top of Scotland
to deepest West Devon, there are certain advantages
to this situation!.
Many thanks to those editors who have already
sent in their Home Service reports.
Our Chief Editor Dorothy has asked that in the
home service reports this year please can you
add any 'acts of kindness' from your clubs this
year, we all accept that the financial amounts
will be down, but many of you have been busier
than ever before with practical help given to
She also would like to send out a 'Feel Good'
Christmas magazine, so if you have anything
that you would like to tell the nation about
please let me have it by 7th December as I need
to get it to Dorothy by 8th. There will also
be a February national magazine so anything
for that, including Christmas festivities and
IW day activities , will be much appreciated,
Please make sure that the date is added to any
photos that you send and social distancing observed
at all times!!!.
Please send anything for that to me by 27th
Because these will both be on-line magazines
there is not the same constraint of space, so
it would be great if there could be bits from
the District in each.
Don't forget to keep sending snippets to Wendy
for the District Website, now more than ever
we need to blow our own trumpets a bit more
I hope to see many of you at the District Zoom
meeting on 9th December.
In the meantime keep safe and Covid free
from President Enid Law 6 November 2020
am writing this as many of you are entering
another period of lockdown and what with the
shorter days and darker evenings, it is not
a pleasant prospect. Now more than ever, I am
sure we all appreciate the friendship and support
that Inner Wheel brings.
have just had a most enjoyable and positive
meeting with the District Chairmen. What a hard-working
and optimistic group of ladies they are! It
was a real pleasure to hear how members are
adapting to these challenging times.
was news of several new members who have recently
joined, many as a result of witnessing the good
work accomplished in the name of Inner Wheel
during the first lockdown. At times like this,
many people wish to experience a feeling of
'belonging' and that's something we have a proud
tradition of providing.
you are a new member, maybe reading one of these
letters for the first time, a very warm welcome
to each and every one of you. In the past few
weeks, we have also welcomed several new 'members
at large' - we are so pleased that you wish
to retain a link with the Association despite
not being able to be a Club member.
are difficult times and we can only count our
blessings that we live in warmth and comfort
and although we can't meet them, we know that
there are people out there thinking and caring
Waite CBE (who was to have been one of the speakers
at the Belfast Conference) knows a thing or
two about living in isolation. He has sent out
a very apt message to us all at this time:
of the positive things coming out of this is
that we're really discovering the importance
of community. It is something we have always
known but we are realizing again afresh. Maybe
good things will come from this."
wish is that you all stay safe and well.
in Inner Wheel Friendship,
Association President Enid Law 2019-2021
from the Inner Wheel Association Historian
Christmas in time of Covid.
Please send photos and descriptions of your
Clubs' activities for Christmas, IW Day in a
time of Covid to me, the Association Historian.
I am looking for ideas that make your Club stand
out from the crowd - what can you achieve that
nobody else has thought of?
I am also still looking for memories of the
years from 2000- 2010, perhaps that could be
a talking point at a Club Zoom meeting? The
more items I am sent the better.