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CFUW West Vancouver welcomes new members

CFUW West Vancouver will resume monthly meetings and interest groups in September 2017.  New members are always welcome.  Click here for the New Member application form.

CFUW NV May 11 Meeting Poster

CFUW NV May 11, 2017 Meeting Poster

CFUW West Van in the news

Sheonid Kuchera, an enthusiastic new CFUW WV member this year, recently wrote this article about our group.  It was published in local newspaper Dundarave Neighbours in their April 2015 edition. Thank you Sheonid!  Please click the link for the full article.

 SK article Neighbours Apr 2015

BC Community Gaming Grants awarded to both CFUW NV and CFUW WV

Both CFUW NV and CFUW WV recently received news that they had received funding for another year for post-secondary education awards.  Each club applied to the BC Policy and Enforcement Branch and was successful in obtaining  a Community Gaming Grant.

The Best To Do List Ever

March 8 was International Women’s Day.  Click to see what is still on Canadian Women’s To Do List.

www.canadianwomen.org_sites_canadianwomen.org_files__Best To Do List Ever

Children and Hypersexualization : Countering Exploitative Child Images

Click the link below for a report  about the Forum on Children and Hypersexualization:Countering Exploitative Child Images held in November 2014

Issues and Advocacy Public Forum

Affordable Daycare

CFUW has been advocating for universal, quality, accessible,  affordable early learning and childcare for years.

Here’s a link to a recent piece by the globe and mail on why affordable daycare is such a divisive issue in Canada.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/video/globe-now/video-globe-now-a-look-at-why-affordable-daycare-is-such-a-divisive-issue-in-canada/article21144228/

CFUW WV holds successful fund raiser

CFUW West Vancouver thanks  Maestro Bramwell Tovey for his outstanding presentation at our September 30 fundraiser.  Maestro Tovey entertained the audience with his warm manner, personal anecdotes and wonderful selections at the piano.  Proceeds from the evening are going to support scholarships and bursaries for women’s education.

Maestro Tovey with CFUW WV President Ieva Cornford following the successful concert.

Maestro Tovey with CFUW WV President Ieva Cornford following the successful concert.

 

CFUW North Vancouver supports Highlands United Shelter to Home program

CFUW North Vancouver, collecting good used household goods and furniture, is a community outreach participant in the Highlands United Church Shelter to Home Outreach rehousing the homeless program which always needs more help from the community.

http://www.highlandsunited.org/social-action/shelter-to-home/

CFUW West Vancouver Education Award

Reina Lahtinen receives her cheque from CFUW WV member Eleanor Scarth

Reina Lahtinen receives her cheque from CFUW WV member Eleanor Scarth

Reina Lahtinen,a student in the Early Childhood Care and Education program at Capilano University, is our most recent Education Award winner. She is the recipient of a $200 award funded by money raised through our club’s participation in the Thrifty Foods Smile Fundraising Campaign. Thank you to Thrifty Foods for this addition to our Education Awards program.