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CFUW Kincardine celebrates 25th anniversary
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Original Members
(L-R)  Mary Wightman, June Emond, Kathleen Dunn, Jackie Clements, Pauline Whelan and Sylvia Kirby

Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) Kincardine celebrated its 25th anniversary on Tuesday, August 16th at the Best Western, Governorís Inn, Kincardine with 22 members and former members attending.

Five members have been with the group since the first meeting was held in September, 1990:  Mary Wightman, Kathleen Dunn, Jackie Clements, Sylvia Kirby and Pauline Whelan (a member of the steering committee). Also, on the original steering committee was former club member June Emond. In recognition and appreciation, these six ladies were presented with wrist corsages.

CFUW President, Jane Rigby introduced Judy Gay, the new Regional Director Ontario Huron and Sandy Thomson, a member of the club and President of Ontario Council.

(L-R) Marlene Thomas (co-Sec.), Sandy Thomson (Pres. Ontario Council), Glynda Matheson (co-Vice Pres.), Judy Gay (Regional Director Ontario Huron)

The memorabilia table prompted lots of conversation sharing of stories and fund raising events over the last 25 years.

CFUW Kincardine received its charter in 1991 and is a group of women who are committed to the promotion of education and improvement of the status of women and children.

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(L) Jane Rigby (President CFUW Kincardine) and Joan Thompson (Secretary)

All women who support the purposes of CFUW are welcome to become members. Founded in 1919, CFUW is a non-partisan, non-profit organization.

Visit us at www.cfuwkincardine.com .
 


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