• Retro Café boosts CWA hall project

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    IDEA EMBRACED: Wilma Bright (volunteer), Hannah Robinson (Wangaratta CWA evening branch president), Nora Robinson, Cathy Rogers (CWA and Wang Lit Fest organising committee member), Jill Campbell (Rotarian) and Estelle Shaw (volunteer) were overjoyed with the response to the CWA’s Retro Cafe held in conjunction with the lit fest. PHOTO: Annie O’Shea

    PLANS to redevelop Wangaratta’s Templeton Street CWA Hall received a boost over the weekend.

    Wangaratta CWA members worked feverishly to feed patrons at the two day Wang Lit Fest at St Patrick’s Hall, serving up slices from 15 sponge cakes, dozens of scones with jam and cream, and warming cups of soup, to raise an estimated $2000 from their Retro Café and cake stall.

    The café enticed book browsers to take a break and enjoy some traditional comfort food or a cuppa in ‘retro’ surroundings, and to help the CWA in its quest to upgrade its facilities.

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