Welcome


Welcome to the CFUW North Bay website.  By using the links at the top of the page, you can find information about and links to international, national and provincial organizations and publications (About CFUW), as well as information about our North Bay club, founded in 1941.

June Notes

Our June 13 dinner is not the final event of the 2015-16 year. Please check the poster below advertising Christmas in July, a  fundraiser for our 75th anniversary celebration in October.  It takes place at 11:00 a.m. on July 22.  Please contact Heather Chambers (hmchambers@cogeco.ca or 705-474-0531) by July 17 if you plan to attend.

For more photos of this year’s events, including June’s dinner, click here.

To read our newsletters, click here.

A number of our members have participated in CFUW and GWI webinars recently.  Click here to read Sharon Walker’s summaries on the February 29 webinar on An Introduction to GWI, the March 22 webinar on Building Memberships, and the April 7 webinar on CFUW Pre-budget Consultation.

In January CFUW North Bay began celebrating its 75th anniversary.  For photos, click here. For more information about our 75th anniversary celebrations and glimpses into our club’s history, click here.

Articles of interest to members are sent each month from the CFUW Press Agency.  Click here to read them.

To send a message to our club, email cfuwnorthbay@gmail.com

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Gord Hamden performed at the June 13 dinner (above).  It was a night of certificates: certificates recognizing our club’s 75th anniversary and our efforts at advocacy, as well as milestones reached by our members (photos below). For more photos click here.

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Heather Chambers and Heli Vail advertise their Christmas in July fundraiser for the 75th Anniversary Gala.  It will take place on Friday, July 22, at 11 a.m. at the home of Heli Vail.  See poster below for details.

For more photos of the May 18 AGM, click here.

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Our Purpose

  • The pursuit of knowledge


  • The promotion of education


  • The improvement of the status of women and human rights


Activities

  • Monthly general meetings


  • Interest groups, which meet monthly in members’ homes


  • Active participation in public affairs


Action

  • Awarding scholarships and bursaries for women students in North Bay (click here for details)


  • Lobbying both federal and provincial governments about our policies on education, the status of women, human rights, and the quality of life


  • Researching issues of concern to members and preparing resolutions for consideration at the CFUW National Annual General Meeting


  • Supporting the Transition House and two schools in Tanzania


  • Participating as a club in community events (for more details check the information listed under Community Service)


To learn more about CFUW North Bay’s activities, click on the Community Service tab at the top of this page.  To read our constitution, click here.  To read detailed job descriptions of members holding executive positions mentioned in the constitution, click here.