Spring is around the corner and plans for District and Constituency Conferences are underway.
In March – District 3 Conference will be held on March 25th at 10 am in the Alliance Community Hall, Alliance, AB. Registration is $15. There will be handicrafts on display. Lunch is included with your registration. Argyle WI is celebrating 110 Year Anniversary! To register for the District 3 Conference contact District 3 Director Yvonne Erickson by email or phone (780-991-2169).
Stitch & Sip on April 14 at 7 pm in three locations around Alberta. You must register online for this event. Click here to register for the location nearest you!
The Stitch & Sip event is in Partnership with Athabasca University and is made possible through grant funding they have received.
Come out for a night of learning, crafting and more! Registration is $15, includes tea, snack, supplies for crochet lesson.
Stony Plain- Lac St Anne Constituency Conference which is being held on April 22nd 2023 at the Family Connection Center 5600 50 St, Stony Plain, AB T7Z 1P8
The conference will be open at 9am and will commence at 9:30 am. For more information or to register contact Paula Martin, Constituency Convener Stony Plain-Lac St Anne by email or by phone (780-962-2574).
District 5 Conference is also scheduled for April 22, details TBA.
The Spring Issue of the Home and Country is now available for your reading pleasure! Nominations for open positions are being accepted as well as applications for a number of positions such as Home and Country Editor and Handicraft Coordinator.
The Home and Country is published three times a year, deadlines for submissions are February 1, July 1, and October 1. Submitted articles should be no longer than 300 words in length and are subject to editing. If you would like to submit something for the Home and Country send it to the Provincial Office, if emailing please put “Home and Country Submission” in the subject line.
We also publish the Report Book for the AWI Provincial Convention and AGM. Submissions Deadline for for the Report Book is April 1.
Have you placed your bid on your favourite item yet? Be sure to check into our online Silent Auction on Facebook to place your bid. The auction is running till March 20th. Proceeds to go towards our Travel Fund! To make it easier for folks to find the auction page I have put the direct link in this post. Happy Shopping!
Greetings all! The March Issue of News & Notes is now available for your reading pleasure. Filled with Updates and reminders! Happy Reading and Happy Spring!
We are changing things up this month for our Tuesday Coffee Chat and partnering with Osteoporosis Canada to offer an informative session on Bone Health 101. Did you know that 1 in 3 women and 1 in 5 men will suffer from an osteoporotic fracture in their life? Osteoporosis Canada has a Risk Quiz you can take to click here to Know Your Risk Quiz.
To register now, click here. For more details go to our our Online Learning Page.
AWI is doing it again, we are hosting an online silent auction, proceeds from this online silent auction will go into the Travel Fund. If you have items you would like to donate to the online silent auction, submit pictures of the item(s) to the Provincial Office by February 20th.
Include along with the photo of your silent auction items, what it is, brief description, location, name of the donor, and value of the item. Please put “Silent Auction Item” in the subject line of your email so we can find it quickly and easily.
All items MUST be in by February 20th in order to be included in the online silent auction. Auction will go live on March 1st! Then bid, bid, bid! All items will start with a reserve bid of $10. It is the responsibility of the buyer and the seller to arrange delivery or shipping of the silent auction items.
The online silent auction will be run on the Alberta Women’s Institutes Facebook page, as it has in the past. Be sure to send your email in today!
The February Issue of News and Notes is now available. Hard copies have been sent to those who receive paper copies. Items in this issues:
Also, be sure to check the Handicraft page, the 2023 Handicraft List is now available to download. Our Handicraft Coordinator has gone through and updated the list. Entry forms are available to download as well.
The first issue of the News and Notes for 2023 is now available for your reading pleasure! Filled with news (of course), reminders and updates.
Nominations are now open for several positions. As well we are accepting applications for Handicraft Coordinator.
Lifetime member of Round Hill Branch, Jeanne Campbell lived from Feb 1, 1934 to Nov. 20, 2022. Sympathy is extended to husband Stewart and sons Dale, Dean and Murray and their families and to members of Round Hill WI. She will be missed.
The December News and Notes is ready for your reading pleasure. Inside this issue:
This month’s Tuesday Coffee Chat is on Tuesday, November 29th at 9 am MST. Topic is Holiday Catchup and Cro-hooking project progress. To register and get the Zoom Link, go to our Online Learning Page.