International Women’s Day Sunday March 8, 2020!
We are thrilled to announce that our Guest Speaker this year will be Louise Mandell, Chancellor, VIU. The event will be held at the Parksville Civic Center, March 8th Sunday with doors opening 1:30pm and the event beginning at 2pm. The afternoon will include displays, refreshments and more. Admission by Donation. We look forward to you joining us for this celebration of International Women’s Day.
Theme: Strong Women – Difference Makers
Monthly Meetings to be held at Qualicum Beach Civic Centre. Everyone Welcome! General Business meeting follows after Guest Speaker. Doors open at 6:30pm.
Monday, September 9, 7pm:
- Opening Meeting: Welcome Back!
Meet and Greet, Learning and Friendship.
Overview of our Club Activities
Hosted by Executive members
Monday, October 7, 7pm: Janet Dunnett and Carollyne Haynes: Love at Sunset. Local authors have joined forces to explore issues of significance to seniors today provoking us to think about relationships in new ways.
Monday, November 4, 7pm: Dorrie Ferster: From Vision to Attainment: Opening of The Czorny Alzheimer Centre, Independent Living for Alzheimer Clients.
Monday, December 9, 7pm: Dinner Meeting and Auction
Monday, January 6, 7pm: Debbie Wetmore: Anatomy of a Strong Woman: Insights from the Science of Positive Psychology.
Monday, February 10, 7pm: Briony Penn: An Update on Forest Activism.
On March 1, 2019, the United Nations General Assembly declared 2021-2030 the Decade of Ecosystem Restoration. What is ecosystem restoration? And why is this more than a scientific concept? How can it transform our economy, our climate and our relationship to the earth? Briony Penn will talk about some of the projects that she has been supporting with community groups and first nations that not only have the potential to restore the land, our health and the cultural diversity of the coast.
Monday, March 9, 7pm: Review of CFUW Resolutions.
Monday, April 6, 7pm: Carol Lundine: Grandmothers to Grandmothers-Starting a Chapter.
Monday, May 11, 7pm: Buffy Trutt: La Ninja Expedition: Alaska to Vancouver in a Kayak
Monday, June 8, 7pm: Annual General Meeting (AGM) & Dinner, Place TBD
*Note: October, November, and January meetings are a week early due to Public holidays and speaker scheduling. April meeting is early due to Easter Monday 13th.
Executive Meetings for 2019-2020:
Aug 22: L. Miller home 2.00pm
Sept 16: QF 6:45
Oct 15: LM home 2.00pm
Nov 18: QF 6.45pm
Feb 17 QF 6:45
March 16 QF 6:45
April 20 QF 6:45
May 18 QF 6:45
June 15 QF 6:45 New and Previous Executive.