October General Meeting
October 25, 2017
Doors open at 7:00 p.m.
Topic: Indigenous Education
Speaker: Jodi-Lynn Waddilove
Jodie-Lynn Waddilove will present a First Nations Woman’s Perspective on Indigenous Issues. Jodie-Lynn has served as legal councel for the Ministry of the Attorney General (On) for ten years. She is presently serving as Senior Legal Counsel on the Independent Street Checks Review with Justice Tulloch.
September 27, 2017
At 7:30 p.m.— Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for socializing over appetizers.
Speaker: Sarah Grittani, Health Promoter, Brant County Health Unit.
Topic: Tick Talk: Vector borne illness
Sept. 28 “Change a Life, Enrich Yours” – Carolyn Hudson, Founder/CEO, Mighty Oaks Global Initiatives. Welcome Back Meeting will start at 6:30 p.m. Join us for appetizers and socializing!
Oct. 26 “Brantford Airport – A Vital Part of Regional Transportation Infrastructure” – Heather McNally, General Manager, Brantford Municipal Airport and Brantford Flying Club
Nov. 23 Motivational Speaker/Litigation Lawyer – Jodie-Lynn Waddilove, Aboriginal Division of the Attorney General’s Office
Jan. 25 “Brantford Community Healthcare System Foundation and Women’s Health Issues” – Representative from BCHS Foundation and Guest Physician
Feb. 22 “Issues and Action: CFUW Resolutions Discussion” – CFUW Executive/Advocacy Committee
Mar. 22 “Rape Culture 101” – Terra Manuliak, Sexual Assault Centre Brant
Apr. 26 “What Can We do to Help the Bees?” – Paul Hoekstra, PHD
May 24 CFUW Banquet/AGM – Brantford Golf & Country Club – Well-known local author and retired infectious diseases specialist, Dr. Ross Pennie, will unveil his newest book.
CFUW members gathered at the home of Pat Clemons on beautiful Blue Lake for our annual Potluck Picnic. Those who wanted took a dip while the others enjoyed the scenery and the conversation. Dinner, as always, was a real treat! Thanks are extended to Pat for welcoming us to her lovely home.
One of our new members, Angie, joined us at Blue Lake.
The view of Blue Lake from the deck of Pat’s home.
Lin and Bev enjoying the company.
Carol, Elizabeth and Wynn finishing up dinner.
Our speakers, Sara Wilbur and Joy O’Donnell with Joanne Dorr, Program, who enlightened us about the Grand River Watershed as we overlooked the beautiful Grand from the dining room at the Brantford Golf and Country Club.
Members enjoying dinner buffet
Members enjoying annual banquet dinner
President Lynn Haylock and Regional Director, Deborah Harasym, Congratulating Members with continuous, long-term association with CFUW Brantford: June Bragg (65 years), Ellie Gloster (35 years), Marla Merritt (25 years)
Our Leadership Team 2015-16: Diane Morgan, Janet Rubas & Lynn Haylock. Lian Lawrence was unable to attend the banquet but makes up the fourth member of the team.
Brantford CFUW Executive 2015-16