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60th Anniversary Charter Celebrations 2014

SI Grange over Sands celebrated 60 years of service, advocacy and project work locally, nationally and internationally with a full weekend of celebrations.  We entertained our Federation President, Margaret Oldroyd, and her husband, our Regional President Edna Haselden, and  friendship link visitors from SI Winchester, SI Via Reggio  in Italy and SI Goestepe in Turkey

The weekend started with a reception in beautiful Cartmel Priory on Friday October 10.

President Janice with husband richard in Cartmel priory

On Saturday guests had a choice of travelling on the steam yacht Gondola across Coniston Water to Brantwood, the home of John Ruskin, walking along Grange promenade, walking on Cartmel Fell or knitting poppies. Saturday evening we held a reception in the Grange Hotel before enjoying a splendid meal

President Janice speaking at the dinner
Guests Pam, Eryl and Sue





President Janice unveils the stone

















Sunday President Janice unveiled a stunning Town Crest, clearly seen as people drive into the town. Many members of Grange community helped the club to achieve this sculpture. Invited guests then joined members of SI Grange in a light