Hello ladies one and all.

This week I should have been looking forward( really!!) to my first Council Meeting as Chairman which would have been held on Dave’s birthday, 4th April.

So, instead of Chairman’s comments on Saturday this is just to say Happy Birthday/ Anniversary/ any happy occasion where appropriate to any member of Northumberland Federation. Give yourselves a round of applause on the relevant day and, talking of applause.

Can I on your behalf say a huge thank you to all those people working for the NHS who are caring for us. Also special thanks to workers who are keeping food supplies available and keeping the country going and to those who are doing shopping for the more vulnerable amongst us. We all know someone who is doing ” more than their bit” and they all deserve our gratitude and good wishes.

The Board of Trustees and WI Advisers are thinking about you all and ask you to follow Government advice. Stay safe and well and at home.

Marj Read Federation Chairman

Northumberland WI

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