Kesgrave Co-Op Women’s Guild

Although the community centre is reopening, unfortunately the numbers that can safely use our current hall would not be enough to allow the majority of our members to return. Our priority must be our members’ safety and the committee met recently and agreed that we would start again in January 2021, dependent on the social distancing rules.

The committee reported that replies to a letter sent to all our members have established nearly everyone will return to the Guild next year.

We have been able to organise an afternoon tea at The Box Tree, formerly known as Greshams in Tuddenham Road, on Wednesday 14 October at 2pm. The venue will allow the correct distancing and our members will be able to catch up with friends they haven’t seen for several months.

We are also hoping to be able to continue with the Christmas lunch in some form and members will be notified nearer the time.

It was good to hear that everyone was looking forward to next year’s meetings and many of the speakers we had to cancel in 2020 are willing to be with us in 2021.

In 2021 we hope to be welcoming new members who can visit for two meetings before joining. The annual membership is £15 and we charge £3 per meeting to include refreshments and raffle tickets. Meetings start at 7pm in the community centre.

Please contact Gloria Everett on 01473 614991 for more information.

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