The District Executive held their first meeting by zoom - all went well and the Executive declared it a success.
“Lockdown” begins 23rd March.
The Coronavirus pandemic causes lockdown but members keep in touch and knit and sow for NHS e.g. Head bands from Thetford
A very successful DCM at Honington and Sapiston village hall. Here is a table of attendees....mostly Thetford
Decorated umbrella in background done to participate in Watton Rotary Umbrella Festival
Here is the design for the posters and leaflets which are already being distributed
International Service Committee Chairman Shamim Govani informed the District Internationl Service officers of the new long term international project of GB&I to prevent malaria throughout the world. Jane Kaye- Bailey who founded the Butterfly Tree charity www.thebutterflytree.org.uk and Catherine McCarthy CEO of Medical Aid films www.medicalaidfilms.org both attended the meeting and gave presentations outlining the work of their organisations. They are willing to combine their efforts with Innerwheel for global prevention of malaria (an example of 'Together we can').
Left to Right Shamim Govani, Jane Kaye-Bailey and Catherine McCarthy
The launch of the campaign - Period Poverty - Dignity for women and Girls took place at the House of Lords on 7 March 2019, the day before International Women's day. Click here for more information
District 8 Treasurer Hilary Farrell (2nd.from left in photo) has recently returned from Botswana where she was delivering wheelchairs for the Wheel Chair Association and also taking the opportunity of giving out children’s items knitted by members of Inner Wheel.