District 129 covers Plymouth, Roborough, Tavistock all of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly

I.W. Club of Bodmin


Welcome to our Bodmin Inner Wheel webpage with information about our Club.


Clare Ridgway

Meeting - held the second Thursday of each month with a light meal - £12.50. No meeting is held in August.
After dinner, we hold the club meeting followed sometimes by a speaker, craft demonstration, quiz or just time to have a good catch up and gossip with friends.

Time - 6 p.m. onwards for 6.45 p.m. meal.

Venue - The Mill Café, Bodmin Garden Nursery, Laveddon, Bodmin, PL30 5JU (Tel: 01208 72837).
If you are unable to make the meal, please give your apologies to member Lin Foad (01208 264823; Lin646@hotmail.com) by noon on the Tuesday prior to the meeting.


The Club has a committee which meets on the Monday evening at the President's home prior to the Thursday meeting.

The current committee for 2019/20 is:
Clare Ridgway
Immediate Past President
Carolyn Rossiter
Vice President
Terri Young
Marion Stubbs (m.stubbs1208@gmail.com.)
Treasurer/Minute Taker
Judith Luker
International Overseas Officer
Linda Tucker
Club Correspondent/ Newsletter
Terri Young
Membership Officer/Meal Apologies
Lin Foad
Committee member
Brenda Keen

Bodmin President Clare has started up a member of the month scheme so members can be nominated for an award for good deeds or support etc.
The following have been presented with gifts so far the Inner Wheel year:
Margaret Hammond for her work in setting up and organising the community flower bed that our club is responsible for , have a look if you are in Bodmin as it is outside the Stillmoor Surgery beside the car park.
Also Membership Officer Lin Foad for her work inviting new members to the club, she has advertised in the local press and placed posters around the town as well as hosting friendship coffee events for prospective new members ,hopefully we will have 4 new members in the new year.
The third is Club Secretary Marion Stubbs for her tireless work and support for the President and club members.

Margaret Hammond and Lin Foad
Marion Stubbs being presented a gift from President Clare
In September, Dawn Nicholas from The Hugs Foundation joined us for a delicious meal at Bodmin Herb Nursery following which she gave a very enlightening talk about the foundation which is based here in Bodmin.

Dawn told us that Hugs is a charitable organisation that rescues, rehabilitates and rehomes unwanted and neglected horses and ponies, as well as giving a home to many other farm and domestic animals. Dude is one of the ponies who regularly visits care homes and brings pleasure to the residents.

Hugs also provide an intervention/support to children and young people in need of help to improve their physical and mental well-being, including Nature walks, Animal Interactions, Arts and Crafts for example, it is also open during school holidays and it holds open days for the general public, all visits must be by arrangement only.

Have a look at the website for The Hugs Foundation: www.hugsfoundation.org.uk

The President's chosen charities for this Inner Wheel year are:
HUGS Foundation in Bodmin, rescuing abused horses and providing services for those with mental health issues.

Cornwall Coast Watch, safeguarding the lives of people by watching over vulnerable craft and everyday coastal activity.


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