Education and Public Affairs Events and Competitions

Earth Day 52 Week Challenge

Members across the county are taking part in a 52 week challenge to celebrate the 52nd anniversary of Earth Day which is on 22 April. The challenge is to cary out a small act to help the environment each week (or month) for a year and to record the actions. It might be to recycle a specific item, litter-pick or pledge to go meat-free for one day a week. Small actions add up to significant results.

Press Report Shield

Once again, we are running our Press Report Shield which will be awarded to the WI who produces the best Press Report. This should have been published and submitted to a newspaper between 1st September 2021 and 7th July 2022. The closing date for entries is 21st July and the entry form is available to download below.

Garden Festival Trophy

This year’s competition is to re-purpose a two litre plastic milk bottle into something useful! For more details and application for see below:

BiFoR Visit – We are inviting a maximum of 15 ladies to visit a ground breaking research facility near Norbury. If you are interested and would like to join us please see the attached details and complete and return the form to us.

Federation Quiz—What a fabulous evening with WIs taking part from all over the County and enjoying one of the first major events since lockdown.

The theme for the evening was Celebrating the NHS and Key Workers and ladies entered into the spirit by coming dressed as patients, doctors, nurses and hospital    cleaners. Teams decorated their tables in keeping with the theme with rainbows and  blue and white balloons in abundance.

Congratulations go to the winners, Rolleston on Dove WI with a three-way tie for second place—Acton Trussell, Canwell WI and Colton WI.

The Best Dressed table award was won by Brocton WI.