Program for 2019-2020

General meetings take place at Bells Corners United Church, 3955 Old Richmond Rd from 1 – 3 pm. Three lunches, October 24, April 7 and May 5, will start at 12 noon, December 3rd lunch starts at 11:30.. Except for the Oct. 24th lunch which is on a Thursday, all lunches and meetings are on Tuesdays.

Please note, the December 3rd Holiday/Christmas luncheon will be at the Mandarin Restaurant  and the May 5th AGM meeting is at ALE at Amberwood Golf Club.

September 10, 2019
Registration Meeting – $100 membership dues for the year (cheques accepted).
Katharine Im-Jenkins from WUSC (World University Service of Canada) will give an overview of the global situation of Education. One of her graduates will discuss their experience as a student graduating from the educational program when they came to Canada as a refugee.

October 1
Barbara Tose will share Travels with My Aunt: Adventures in Europe 1914. Her great-grand aunt Nellie Miller’s 30-page letter to her brother is a fascinating tale of events, society, and adventure in 1914.

Thursday, October 24, 12 noon
CFUW Nepean Fall Scholarship Fundraiser Luncheon and Silent Auction.
Helen Niezgoda and Dr Andrew Frank from the Elizabeth Bruyere Memory Clinic will discuss, “What is Alzheimer’s Disease? What it is not?”. The duo will discuss how to detect the disease, current and future trends, treatments, and prevention.
Guests welcome.
Poster| Donation Form

November 5
Honorary Colonel Dan MacKay of the Highlanders of Ottawa will discuss the legacy of Lillian Freiman, the Poppy Lady, who was the first social worker of Ottawa and a great philanthropist. After reading the poem In Flanders Fields by John McCrae, Lillian developed the poppies which are worn by people to honour the soldiers who gave up their lives during the war.

December 3, 11:30 am at the Mandarin Restaurant
CFUW Holiday/Christmas Lunch, special event.
The CFUW Holiday luncheon will be held at the Mandarin Restaurant, 290 West Hunt Club Rd, Ottawa.

January 7, 2020
Walter and Irene McGee discuss: How plants changed history, and how history changed plants.

February 4
Julie Cregan and Patrick McGarry of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry will discuss Managing your Digital Legacy. How to set up easy to follow instructions so in the event death or disability, your online presence is handled in a caring and respectful manner.

March 3
Resolutions Discussion.
Celebrate International Women’s Day with a unique skit by Joan Conrod.

April 7, 12 noon – Cancelled due to the COVID-19 Pandemic
CFUW Nepean Spring Scholarship Luncheon Fundraiser special event. Guests are welcome.
Anne Alper will discuss the Stephen Lewis Foundation which is helping turn the tide against HIV and Aids in Africa using dedicated programmes that support grandmothers, girls and women and those infected or affected.
Poster| Donation Form

May 5, 12 noon – Cancelled due to the COVID-19 Pandemic
Annual General Meeting Luncheon at ALE, Amberwood Golf Club.
Dr Kathleen E. Conlan, Research Scientist from the Museum of Nature, will discuss The Magic of Polar Life in the Antarctic and Arctic..