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Wrap of Queensland Country Women's Association events

GLEN Aplin Branch members continue to cater for Probus each month.

A working day was held and members covered and filled 16 shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child.

The boxes were sent away to Samaritan's Purse.

We were very grateful to one of our members who generously gave a donation towards the freight cost.

After our meeting we held a Christmas handcraft workshop to raise funds to support sending our craft co-ordinator to Toowoomba for handcraft classes.

Hermitage Branch president, Rose Hill, will be our conference delegate and some members are planning to attend as observers.

Karara Branch members are excited about our Melbourne Cup Day which will be held at Tonnie Brinckman's.

It is lovely to see all the girls dressed to perfection. Christmas party to be held on December 1 is also a huge event in Karara.

While Killarney Branch members extend congratulations to Rosemary Peterson for accepting the position of Division International Officer.

The branch wishes her all the best at state finals of CWOY.

Denise Maycock is the branch delegate for conference and we all wish her well in public speaking.

Leyburn Branch held a happy and successful bowls day, thank you to all who attended.

Sandra Hass was presented with her Certificate for 1st place in Interpretive Reading at region level.

Stanthorpe Branch enjoyed the company of 28 members and guests to celebrate our international day; there was a great display of Chilean information.

Robyn O'Callaghan was presented with a Quite Achiever's Badge for 35 years of tireless endeavour is appreciated by all our members.

Condolences to Millie and family on the loss of her sister, Eunice.

We shall miss her presence and support of contests and events at QCWA and the local show.

The Summit Branch: The main discussion centred on the asbestos report.

An error was found in the report - the stumps are concrete, not timber as stated and Workplace Health and Safety guidelines will be displayed along with the relevant part of the asbestos report.

Victoria Hill Branch members enjoyed the company of 10 guests at its Friendship Luncheon to celebrate the 90th Birthday of QCWA, welcome to the three ladies who stayed for the monthly meeting, planning a Christmas Hamper raffle.

Wallangarra Branch enjoyed Stanthorpe's international day.

Yangan Branch members attended Allora's 90th birthday celebrations busy organizing the Dawn Carey memorial.

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