Alberta Women's Institutes

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Sophie Miles Winner Replies

Each year all of the new member names that the branches submit are put in a hat and a winner is drawn.  The registration for the convention is paid by the award.

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Visitor from Australia

Rebecca Johnson of NSW Women’s Institutes, on the right, is showing the bags made out of newspaper to Merle. While Isabel reads a program booklet and Merilee pours tea. Mae Deans hosted a dinner at her home for the Australian…

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A tour,a weiner roast, a conference, a garden party.

Stony Plain had some members tour the U of A Botanical Gardens then have a buffet at the Stony Plain Golf Club.  They will be going to a Loonie Bingo in July at the Senior residence. Verdant Valley- Dorcas invited…

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Sophie Miles Winner Replies

Each year the names of new members that the branches submit to the office are put into a hat and a winner is drawn.  This is from this years winner.

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First report from the new branch.

Wild Rose Go-Getters held a meeting in Hope Pointe Community Church in Olds on June 9.  They have 8 members enrolled.  The Branch took the Handicraft points award at the Provincial Convention. They are having a picnic on July 17…

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There is something about longevity and WI. Started 1897, Hogadone is 70, and a 99 year old member cuts the cake. Let’s carry on!!!

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Erland Lee Award

Richie Richardson won the 2019 Erland Lee Award.  This award is made to a man who has gone above and beyond to assist a WI Branch.  Richie receives his award from Federated Women’s Insitutes of Canada President, Joan Holthe assisted…

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Mary Stewart Collect

Keep us O Lord from pettiness, let us be large in thought, in word and deed, Let us be done with fault finding and leave off self-seeking. May we put away all pretense and meet each other face to face,…

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Memorials for Members

Cottonwood Branch lost two members in April.  Blanche Cunningham and Connie Ness.  The branch catered both of the memorials. Argyle lost former member Val Vincett.  Val had been in extended Care for several years before passing.

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More New Members.

Stony Plain has 2 new members.  They had Robin Lillywhite speak on Internet and Social Media.  The June meeting will be at Pioneer Museum Argyle Branch at Alliance has a new member.  They will go on a tour to Echo…

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