Tickets for the Christmas Dinner on December 6 will be available online as of Thursday, October 18. Please read the ticket headings carefully in order to purchase your preferred starter, entree and dessert combination.
A message from interest group leader, Alison Brown:
I was in touch with the Beaufort Pub and they can accommodate our group on Monday nights. I’ve booked us in for the 3rd Monday of each month at 5:30 pm. The meeting will last as long as we want, but will probably end between 8:00 and 8:30 pm. The address is 173 Dundas St E Belleville ON K8N 1C9 Canada
The time you arrive is up to you, but I’ll be there for 5:30 pm. Remember this can be just a drink, or dinner and a drink or no drink and just knitting/crocheting. You can arrive and leave at any time you want.Don’t forget to bring your knitting, crocheting or any other craft you can do on your lap. If you want to learn how to knit or crochet – don’t buy anything… I have LOTS of extras and can lend you something to get started.Once we are there, we can talk about how we want to move forward with this group.We could
- do our own thing
- all work on a similar project (like socks or shawls, etc)
- look for options for knitting for charities such as Knitted Knockers https://knittedknockerscanada.com/index.html or Ontario Knits for Hope https://www.facebook.com/pg/Ontario.Knits.For.Hope.Initiative/about/?ref=page_internal
- find a local charity who needs knitted things (schools, hospice, hospital)
- do a combination of allThanks again for signing up and I’ll see you on Oct 15.
CFUW Belleville and District members Mary Miller and Barb Kirkham were proud of the graduates of Abigail’s Learning Centre, and shared in their graduation celebrations in June. Nine students were recognized with the ‘CFUW Recognition Award’ at the Quinte Adult Education ceremonies. Barb and Mary volunteer at Abigail’s on a weekly basis.
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.