Bordertown Cemetery was the venue of the Women in Agriculture and Business Wirrega Branch April meeting.
The Wirrega Branch celebrated the annual ACWW 'Women Walk the World' with a historic walk around the cemetery led by local history enthusiasts Jenny and Christine Hunt.
The aim of the walk was to highlight the resting places of our WAB members and other notable Tatiara women of the district.
Yellow Roses for Friendship were placed at all the graves we intended to visit, including members Sadie Hunt, Ruth Dodd, Yvonne Neate, Helen Sinclair and Jean Neate.
Highlighted in the memorial cemetery included Mrs Margaret Gordon/Low - widow of poet Adam Lindsay Gordon, wife of Peter Low of Cannawigara, Mrs Elizabeth Penny, wife of Pioneer Doctor Robert Penny of Robe and Charla, Mrs Grace Milne, wife of Pioneer Congregational Minister Reverend David Milne, and the most important lady Mrs 'Granny' Ellen Carson, mother of 11 babies, and midwife to 1,152 babies in the Bordertown area.
11 Members then retired to the new nursery 'Bushes and Beans' to have refreshments and the monthly meeting.
Discussion mainly included our wood raffle and the Regional Conference in Bordertown Tuesday 31st May at the Catholic Hall.
Branches represented there will be Kalangadoo, Locharber, Padthaway and Wirrega.
The next monthly meeting will be at the Scout Hall, Bordertown on Wednesday 26th May where we will host the speaker from 'Good Country Physio' on 'Good Life with Arthritis' Vote of Thanks by Joanne Finlayson, Hostesses Helen Lutt and Sue Groocock.
Josie Arney presented a gift to Jenny and Christine with thanks.
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