CFUW Belleville and District Scholarship Awards 2020

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The members of the Scholarship Committee are pleased to announce the awarding of the CFUW Belleville and District Scholarships for 2020.

The Helen Zurrer and university recipients each received $2000. The college recipients received $1500. Congratulations graduates!
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Read the World at Lunch

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Members of the Read the World at Lunch interest group recently enjoyed a socially distanced meeting at the home of Barb Pipher.

Read the World at Lunch

More Garden Photos

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Hello Irene, thank you for the compliments. It was truly a heart lifting experience for me to have others enjoy our garden as well.

I have attached some poppy pictures as some of our guests were enthralled by the pink poppies. This morning, lo and behold there were red, orange and white poppies in addition to the pink ones. I will save the pods as some people were interested in seeds.

Feel free to organize another outing if you wish and I did reiterate that we welcome visitors any time.

Linda

A Garden Outing

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Thank you to host, Linda Baltutis, and The Connecting Despite Covid-19 committee for the opportunity to see a wonderful garden and spend time with other members while staying socially distanced.

CanLit Lunch Meeting

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Five members of the CanLit Lunch interest group met today for a socially distanced get together. Thank you to our host, Joanna, for a much appreciated chance to see friends and catch up with what has been happening in our lives.

2019 – 2020 AGM

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The 2019 – 2020 AGM was held via Webex on Thursday, May 20. There were 42 members and one guest in attendance. The guest speaker, Danielle Edwards, was one of the 2019 scholarship recipients. Danielle spoke briefly and then answered our many questions about her experiences as a first year student in the Education program at Queen’s University. We were particularly interested in knowing about the impact that the Covid-19 pandemic has had and will continue to have on her studies.

At the conclusion of the meeting President Laura Hare virtually passed the gavel of office to the incoming co-Presidents Lynn Becker and Mary E. Miller.

Happy Birthday, Marylea!

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Longtime CFUW Belleville and District member Marylea Burtt was treated to a socially distanced celebration of her 85th birthday today when a number of fellow members staged a drive-by greeting.

Book Exchange Continues

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A socially distanced Book Exchange

Online April General Meeting

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Thirty two members took part in the first online general meeting. Some of the participants are pictured here.

Pre-Planning

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Some of the executive met via Webex on Tuesday to pre-plan the first ever online general meeting.