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Women's Institutes in the News

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October 2017

Bra Amnesty campaign underway in South Simcoe - Oct 11/17

Meeting room at Stittsville library named in honour of Grace Thompson - Oct 10/17

September 2017

Erland Lee Museum welcomes, children, adults for spooky Halloween activities - Sept 28/17

Codrington WI lending hospice and hospital a helping hand - Sept 28/17

New ambassador crowned at Embro Fall Fair - Sept 27/17

Rockton WI celebrates 115 years, Ontario WI 120 - Sept 25/17

Victim Services educates local accommodations in human trafficking campaign - Sept 12/17

Bervie Women's Institute learns about 7Acres and medical marijuana - Sept 8/17

August 2017

Purple Grove Women's Institute ladies enjoy summer adventure in Southampton - Aug 18/17

Bervie Women's Institute visits Bruce Botanical Food Gardens in Ripley - Aug 4/17

Sales continues to impress - Aug 3/17

Lorne Sutherland Women's Institute celebrates Canada 150 - Aug 2/17

July 2017

Ordinary to Extraordinary: The Women's Institute - Jul 28/17

Sale keeps giving back - Jul 26/17

Local women attend FWIO and ACWW conferences in Pembroke - Jul 15/17

Brighton's own: Linda Wallis; Enriched by the land and travels across it - Jul 12/17

Hope for women worldwide - Jul 11/17

Story collection shows diversity of Women's Institute backgrounds - Jul 7/17

Walking for Camp Quality - Jul 6/17

Grand Valley Park renamed Hereward Women's Institute Park - Jul 4/17 

June 2017

Belmont Women's Institute hands out three life memberships - Jun 30/17

River defines Ottawa Valley for more than 150 years - Jun 29/17

Crowd enjoys Victorian Tea celebrating 110th anniversary of Bervie Women's Institute - Jun 23/17

WI park celebrating 100 years - Jun 22/17

Local volunteers recognized for years of service - Jun 20/17

The Victoria West District Women's Institute provides heart-warming help - Jun 19/17

Kinloss Kairshea Women's Institute remaining charter member celebrates 100 years of life and 70 years of service - Jun 19/17

Island carvers stunning works tell the history of the community of Silver Water - Jun 16/17

Alma Women's Institute celebrates launch of history book - Jun 9/17

Volunteers praised for 2,632 years of service - Jun 5/17

Library and Archives Canada announces financial assistance of $1.5 million to support the preservation of documentary heritage: eight projects funded in Ontario - Jun 2/17

May 2017

Silver-Wood WI guest speaker has write stuff - May 28/17

April 2017

South Simcoe's Tec We Gwill Women's Institute celebrating 70 years - Apr 14/17

Live History unfolds at Erland Lee Museum - Apr 10/17

Bervie Women's Institute reports 874 volunteer hours in the past year - Apr 10/17

Purple Grove Women's Institute members proudly display their tartan at annual meeting - Apr 9/17

March 2017

Into the Sugar Bush - Mar 24/17

North Grey Women’s Institute Canada 150 Project Benefits Grey Bruce Residential Hospice - Mar 16/17

Local volunteer receives Governor General's award - Mar 13/17

Women's Institute donates to fire department - Mar 8/17

Strabane WI hosts International Night with Syrian refugee speakers - Mar 6/17

Ruth Houck - An Important Part of Peel's History - Mar 2017

February 2017

Raising the flag of Women's Institutes - Feb 28/17

Small comforts for children in hospital emergency department - Feb 27/17

Experience Live History this April at Erland Lee Museum - Feb 27/17

Women's Institute of Ontario 120th anniversary celebrations hosted by Gordon Women's Institute - Feb 24/17

Women's Institute donate to South Simcoe Police - Feb 23/17

South Simcoe Police given special donation of bears, books, blankets - Feb 23/17

A donation to help children in crisis - Feb 22/17

Bloomingdale Women's Institute February Update - Feb 16/17

Stratford Women's Institute donates stuffed animals, books to comfort children in traumatic situations - Feb 12/17

January 2017

Highview students feed their minds with Food for Learning - Jan 27/17

Purple Grove Women's Institute holds auction at January meeting - Jan 23/17

Bervie WI members give arm knitting a try - Jan 17/17