SEPTEMBER 2016 - JUNE 2017
SEPTEMBER 29, 2016
"CFUW BARRIE: OUR HISTORY, OUR ACCOMPLISHMENTS, OUR FUTURE"
September Social - Bring a Friend, Guests Welcome! Meet & Greet new and returning members.
The evening will include a panel discussion with our Charter Members and presentations on our club's activities, and plans for the coming year. Member sign up for all the activities the club offers.
OCTOBER 25, 2016
"ENDING THE VIOLENCE AGAINST ABORIGINAL WOMEN & GIRLS"
Speaker: Laura Hall, Research Director, Ontario Native Women's Association
Laura Hall will provide us with insights into this topical issue facing all Canadian and answer many of the questions CFUW Barrie women pose. Our Advocacy Committee will facilitate a question/answer period. This is an important discussion as it is a national policy initiative for CFUW.
NOVEMBER 22, 2016
“HOW OUR PERSONAL NARRATIVES SUPPORT AND THWART US”
Speaker: Greg McKernan
Motivational speaker Greg McKernan will help us recognize how our inner voices and personal narratives influence our lives, for better or worse!
DECEMBER 13, 2016
"CFUW CHRISTMAS UNDER THE TREE AT COLLIER UNITED CHURCH"
Time to mingle and celebrate the beauty and blessings of the season. Lunch, carols, and “Give a Gift – Take a Gift”
JANUARY 24, 2017
“WILLS AND ESTATE – ARE YOU UPDATED?
Speaker: Cesia Green, LLB, Partner, Wall-Armstrong & Green
Cesia will usher in our 2017 speaker’s schedule with a discussion on the importance of updating your will and other matters relevant to estates.
FEBRUARY 28, 2017
“SIMCOE MUSKOKA FAMILY CONNEXIONS STUDENTS BUILD A SCHOOL,
THEIR CONFIDENCE & CHARACTER IN TANZANIA”
Speaker: Nancy Green, Executive Director, Simcoe Muskoka Family Connexions (Formerly Children’s Aid Society of Barrie)
Nancy and area students who participated in the project will talk about their journey from Barrie and area to Africa.
MARCH 23, 2017
“POTLUCK AND ANNUAL RESOLUTIONS MEETING” (6:30PM START)
Our Advocacy Committee will take us through a review and feedback process on resolutions submitted by clubs from across Canada and addressed to the federal government for the National AGM.
We will start the meeting with our annual sumptuous potluck!
APRIL 25, 2017
“ CANADA’S SYRIAN REFUGEE INITIATIVE THROUGH THE EYES
OF THE COLLIER UNITED CHURCH SYRIAN REFUGEE COMMITTEE”
Speaker: Carol Warnica, Co-Chair, Collier United Church Syrian Refugee Committee
Carol will provide insights into the plight of refugees coming to Canada and starting their challenging journey as Canadians.
MAY 23, 2017
“CFUW BARRIE & DISTRICT ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING”
The AGM provides members the opportunity to discuss and vote on any governance changes, and review the past year’s challenges and accomplishments via our annual “Ask the Members” survey.
JUNE 27, 2017
“CFUW BARRIE AND DISTRICT ANNUAL GALA AND
BANQUET AT TANGLE CREEK GOLF CLUB”
Speaker: Mayor Jeff Lehman
This evening is our end of year celebration. Mayor Jeff Lehman will be our keynote speaker and will give us the highlights and happenings in Barrie over the past year – a much-anticipated series of insights from the busiest man in Barrie!
2015 - 2016
September 22, 2015
WELCOME BACK SOCIAL
Meet and greet evening for new and returning members with sweets, savories and fun.
October 27, 2015
GENERAL MEETING - Open to all members of the General Public
Speaker: Debra Lidstone, Landscaper, Barrie Garden Centre
Topic: Spring Bulbs
November 24, 2015
GENERAL MEETING - MEMBER SPOTLIGHT
Speaker: Carol Phillips
Topic: Revolutionary Women
December 8, 2015
NUTCRACKER TEA PARTY
Collier United Church, 2-5 pm
Fancy sandwiches & cakes; fun and games. Tickets must be purchased in advance
January 26, 2016
CANCELLED - SpeakerRescheduled for February
February 23, 2016
Speaker: Dana Bessette, Education Coordinator with the Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County.
Topic: Keeping Your Mind Active
March 22, 2016
POTLUCK & RESOLUTIONS MEETING
Begins at 6:30 p.m.
April 26, 2016
Speaker: An IT facilitator from the Public Library
Topic: Being Safe on the Internet
May 24, 2016
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
June 28, 2016
Tangle Creek Golf & Country Club
* Tickets must be purchased in advance