RICHMOND CWA is firing on all barrels this year with a heap of activities in the pipeline, and you’re invited to be part of it.
The first meeting for 2017 will be on Monday, February 13 at 10am at the group’s premises on West Market Street. “Interested women are welcome to join us,” member Lynette Dunn said.
After giving the rooms a spruce up, the branch’s first activity on January 24 was helping Castle Hill branch pack more than 40 mother-and-baby clothing packs for new mums in Papua New Guinea, as so many women who give birth there have nothing but the lap lap they’re wearing.
“Each bag had underwear, sanitary pads, a washer, soap, towel and a nightie for the mum, and a singlet, two nappies with pins, a wondersuit, booties, a bunnyrug and a toy for the baby,” Richmond president Jenny Griffiths explained. The bags will be taken to Newcastle by Rotary and put on a ship to New Guinea.
Other plans for the year include inviting ladies from local aged care facilities to a Mother's Day tea, monthly street stalls, weekly craft days and some bus trips.
Call 0407 455 178 for more.