Connecting During COVID-19

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Point Anne residents recently got together for an enjoyable afternoon.

 

The New Year Begins

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The first executive meeting of the 2020-2021 year was held online this evening. Big plans are under way.

CFUW Belleville and District’s 2020 – 21 Program Is A Go!

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On Thursday September 17 we will begin the year with an in person gathering!

 (with masks and social distancing)

New members are welcome.

 Please join us at the Lion’s Pavilion Zwick’s Island Park from 2 to 4 pm.

Bring a mask, a chair and be ready to visit and hear all about the upcoming year!

 

We are aware that this year will be different and that our club will face challenges that will test our creativity, resiliency and commitment to our CFUW community but we are the very women to do it.

Our program team is busy finding engaging and interesting speakers.

Interest groups that can meet are looking at ways to meet and new interest groups are being proposed.

The Annual Golf tournament and Garden Tour are already working hard at developing COVID 19 appropriate events.

Scholarships are more important than ever with students facing decisions that could impact their lives.

Those of you who have attended the informal connecting groups can attest to the pleasure they offer, whether strengthening existing relationships or getting to know new

Together, we can make 2020-21 a year to remember.

 

Mary Miller and Lynn Becker

 

 

 

Connecting During COVID-19

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Thank you to Marilyn Jackson for hosting an opportunity for some of us to see one another again, talk about anything under the sun, and enjoy one another’s company. The five of us who were present certainly did enjoy the occasion.

Book Exchange Interest Group

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Book Exchange Selection Party

We are welcoming new members until the deadline of September 10. Please email June Boudreau if you are a CFUW Belleville and District member who would like to join this interest group for the coming year.

Staying Connected

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The Connecting Committee is meeting regularly to find ways for members to stay connected during these times. Don’t forget to check the Connecting During COVID-19 page for their suggestions and links to helpful information.

A Summer Outing

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Members of CFUW : Time to Smell the Roses
If you are looking for a lovely excuse to enjoy the first days of summer outdoors, the ROSES are blooming in Corby Rose Garden Belleville. This park is bordered by Bridge, William, Queen and Ann Streets with car parking on the west side of William and the east side of Ann. There are benches for distance lingering and a soft water fountain to transport the mind. It is a lovely little “oasis” and the scent is heady!
Perhaps you could arrange to share this window of opportunity with another member you have missed over these months, when regular CFUW meetings have not been possible. This is an ideal place to have a safely distanced chat, renew friendships.

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