Local resident only one of 100 in Canada to receive CFUW award

Local Southampton resident, Carolyn Day, received a once-in-a-lifetime award when she was one of only 100 women across Canada who was recognized with the ‘CFUW Notable Woman’ award for her work with the Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) at a local, regional and national level.

The 100 Awards will be given out in recognition of the CFUW’s 100th Anniversary that takes place beginning in January, 2019.

                        CFUW members raise their glasses in a toast to Notable Woman Recipient Carolyn Day
    Carolyn Day returns the toast

CFUW Southport nominated Carolyn Day for a Notable Woman award a year and a half ago and the award was presented at a garden gathering at Day’s home on Wednesday, October 10th, when members of SouthportCFUW celebrated with song and champagne.




In addition to local members, Ontario Council representatives Lori Ker, Regional Director, Teri Shaw, Advocacy for Ontario and Moira Hudgin, North York Regional Director also attended.  Hudgin and Day have been friends for decades having been roommates in University.

            (L) Moira Hudgin, Lori Ker and Teri Shaw

Heather Conlin (R) explains Carolyn Day’s attributes that made her a recipient

               Carolyn Day holds her Award surrounded by CFUW members