MEMBERS MONTHLY GUIDE
CFUW NORTH VANCOUVER 2019-2020
MEMBERS MONTHLY GUIDE
Meeting Calendar: The Year at a Glance
All meetings are the 2nd Thursday of the months listed
|September October November 2019||Speaker and Business Meeting||7:00 pm Social 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm Note in November meeting, special planning for December Christmas Event|
|December 2019||No speaker/ no business meeting.||Note Meeting begins at 6:30pm Potluck dinner, Silent Auction, and social|
|Happy New Year|
|January/February 2020||Speaker and Business Meeting|| 7:00 pm Social|
7: 30 pm to 9:30
|February 2020||Speaker and Business Meeting||7:00 pm Social 7:30 pm to 9:30|
|March 2020||Resolutions discussion and motions||6:30 pm -9:00 Social and potluck dinner. .|
|April /May 2020||Speaker and Business Yearly AGM is in May business meeting||Social 7:00 pm Meeting 7:30 pm to 9:0|
|June||Year End Dinner Seymour golf and Country Club 6:30 -9:30|
Program January -June 2020
CFUW North Vancouver
January 9, 2020
Speaker: Andrew Fowler, Expedia Cruise Centres
Travel Questions Answered!
Andrew Fowler, a partner with Expedia Cruise Centres will address many of your travel questions. Topic will include the benefits of using a travel agent, the importance of Travel Insurance, independent and escorted tours, land and cruise travel, group and solo travel.
Bring your travel questions for Andrew.
February 13, 2020
Speaker: Isabel Mackenzie, BC Seniors Advocate
Isabel and her team at the office of the Seniors’ Advocat monitor and analyze seniors services and issues in BC and make recommendations to government and service providers to address current systemic issues.
Isabel has over 20 years experience working in the provincial and community context with seniors in home care to community services with paid and volunteer staff.
Her work in implementation of a new model of dementia care has become national best practice.
March 12, 2020
Facilitators: This session will be led by members who are familiar with both Provincial and National CFUW Organizations.
Members will consider both Provincial and National Resolutions and/or proposed amendments to the CFUW Articles and ByLaws. submitted for the Provincial AGM ( May 2020 Kelowna) and the National AGM (June , Ottawa)
April 9, 2020
Community Partnerships with Capilano University
What could a community partnership with Capilano University look like? How can CapilanoUniversity enhance our community? What key connections can make a difference? What can the community do to support Capilano University as they operate across the North Shore in a variety of campus locations including the new site at the Shipyards in North Vancouver. Join a panel of Capilano university faculty and be part of the informative and important conversation.
May 14, 2020
To Hell and Back
Speaker: Gary Little, retired Vancouver School District Administrator
Gary Little, a retired Vancouver School District administrator, will discuss the story of Joe Calendino who transitioned from Hell’s Angel to a community leader. Gary will speak about the impact Joe has had on youth in the greater Vancouver area and beyond and talk about the shifting landscape involved gang recruitment, drug use and preventative initiatives that are underway to deal with this growing problem in our society.
June 11, 2020
Annual Dinner at Seymour Golf and Country Club
Reception and no-host bar: 6:00 pm
Dinner 7:00 pm
Speaker : Elspeth Bradbury 8:00 pm
Elspeth Bradbury Wildlife in West Vancouver –in Painting, Poetry, and Music’ by Elspeth Bradbury
Elspeth has a passion for the environment, her community wildlife. Her presentation involves her beautiful paintings, and poetry spoken as the thoughts of birds, animals and insects.
Join us for this engaging, uplifting and inspirational presentation.
To buy tickets ($50.00) for this event please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Archived Meetings September -December 2019
September 2019 Fall and Winter Gardening
Jennifer Swan a local gardening expert demonstrated how to create a fall planter and answered a wide range of questions for successful winter gardening for our Zone. The planters she demonstrated had an added bonus in that they produce a beautiful array of colourful bulbs in early spring. Garden works donated a fall basket and $107.00 was raised for the Education Trust Fund.
October 10, 2019
All Candidates Meeting : Federal Election October 21, 2019
Under the able leadership of Cathy Harvey, members of both North and West Vancouver CFUW and their guest spent an informative evening with Justine Bell, NDP; George Orr. Green Party Candidate; Andrew Saxton, Conservative Party of Canada and Jonathon Wilkinson, Liberal Party of Canada. SFU Professor Emeritus Marjorie Griffin Cohen moderated the evening. The themes developed along with written questions from the audience addressed issue including national child care, Pharmacare, poverty and housing affordability, pension security and climate change.
November 14, 2019
Women and Music: A Musical and Historical Perspective
His presentation focused on three very different types of women composers/singers starting in the Middle Ages. Mr. Van Wyck is a passionate believer in music’s ability to inspire and created community.
Among his many titles, Gerry is the found of Pacific Spirit Choir in 1995, and is the popular Choir Director at West Vancouver United Church. He was awarded 2003 FANS Legacy Award by the North Shore Arts Community
In addition to being both entertaining and informative, Gerry’s presentation filled the participants with an appreciation and joy of music.
December 12, 2019
Christmas Social was enjoyed with members and guests