Our club is welcoming new members. Join us at the Opening Coffee Party and Welcome Meeting on Thursday, September 20 at 6:30 pm to learn more about our community involvement and many interest groups.
General meetings are held at St. Thomas Church, 201 Church Street, Belleville on the third Thursday of the month. Make new friends, learn new things, share your passions and have fun!
The first event of our new year took place today when members of the Book Exchange Interest Group met to discuss the many books suggested by members in order to decide the twelve that will be chosen for this year.
The gathering was organized by the group committee, June Boudreau, Mary Bould and Carol Goodall. A special thank you to our hostess Carol for the delicious refreshments and warm hospitality.
Yesterday, after a celebratory lunch hosted by Martha Griffin and Carol
Sayeau, the 2018 CFUW Garden Tour Committee held its wrap-up meeting.
One highlight of this meeting was the presentation of a cheque to Janet
MacDonald, Scholarship Trust Fund Treasurer, by Garden Tour Committee
Treasurer, Linda Connelly, in the record-breaking amount of $16,000.
In turn, in 2019, the Scholarship Committee will be able to award this
amount and more to deserving local students proceeding to college and
This is a quick message of thanks to our Club membership for helping to
make today’s Garden Tour a resounding success.
Of course, the weather gods smiled upon us today and inspired our guests
to want to attend, then to linger in the gardens.
Our guests could not say enough good things about their day with us:
the gardens were lovely, the gardeners personable and generous, the
volunteers friendly and helpful, the lunch delicious; all was well
And you ladies helped to make it all happen!
Our final numbers are not yet in, but we believe that our ticket sales
numbers are up. I will share further information as it becomes
Meanwhile, let’s bask in the praise for the wonderful event that we have
hosted today in our on-going effort to raise money to support
scholarships for local students going on to college and university.
We are making a difference.
Irene Hiebert and Karen Mouck
Garden Tour Committee Co-Chairs
Martha Grant presents a CFUW Belleville and District scholarship to Emilee Durant at the Trenton High School graduation ceremonies.
Please follow this link to read the article in the Intelligencer.
Dibbits Excavating has been a proud sponsor of the Garden Tour for the past four years. Joe Dibbits presents Karen Mouck with a cheque for $750.
We couldn’t do it without this generous support. Thank you!