Three ringers: Anne, Judy, Thomas. We raised 1234567, with Anne raising most of them.
Eileen, a reporter from the Miami Herald, visited and took notes and photographs. We took her up to see the bells, then ran her through the first part of the ringing course so she could see what ringing is like first hand. Anne and Judy acted as her teachers and brought her through the safety section, the various preparatory exercises, pulling off, and backstroke alone. We were happy to see her react with delight, as most first-time ringers do. Anne and Judy did well teaching her, and she did well with ringing. She would be welcome at the ringing course September 15/22 and is off to a good start if she decides to continue.