Program for 2017-18
All general meetings take place at Bells Corners United Church, 3955 Old Richmond Road, at 1 p.m. unless otherwise indicated.
September 12, 2017
Registration Meeting – $100 membership fee for year (cheques accepted).
Writer and Broadcaster, Deborah Cowley, will discuss how she started libraries to reduce illiteracy in Ghana, West Africa
Ilse Zandstra: In a narrative non-fiction, Ilse describes historical events on how she leaves Latvia and survives displacement, immigration, cultural shock, and language requisition in a new land through her book. The Amber Coast
Sue Garvey, Executive Director of Cornerstone Women’s Shelter, discusses how this organization helps women who are at risk of being homeless. Ms. Garvey will discuss Cornerstone’s newest project creating 42 supportive housing apartments for women.
November 28, 12 noon at NeXT Restaurant
CFUW Holiday/Christmas Lunch, special event.
The CFUW Holiday luncheon will be held at NeXT Restaurant, 6400 Hazeldean Rd, Stittsville. NeXT Restaurant is hosted by Chef Michael Blackie, former Executive Chef of the NAC Cafe. Cost is $35 per person.
January 9, 2018
Ottawa Public Health – Community Food Advisors will discuss Healthy Eating and demonstrate cooking on a budget.
Detective Barb Sjaarda from the Ottawa Police Force will discuss Human Trafficking in Ottawa and area.
April 3, 12 noon
CFUW Nepean Spring Scholarship Luncheon Fundraiser special event. Guests are welcome. Cost is $20 per person.
Senator Vernon White, former Ottawa Police Chief. Senator White will discuss possible Public Safety problems and what Canada will do to be ready for them. Is Canada ready for a possible epidemic or Isis attack?
May 29, 12 noon
Annual General Meeting Luncheon
Barbara Gorham will discuss her book, Marion Dewar, Woman of Action.
AGM will be held at Amberwood Golf Course, 54 Springbrook, Stittsville. Cost is $35 per person.