Alberta Women's Institutes

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It all started back in 1909 …

The following is an excerpt taken from Many and Remarkable: The Story of the Alberta Women’s Institutes by Catherine C. Cole and Judy Larmour Beginnings, 1909-1920 (page 1) The first Women’s Institute west of the Great Lakes was founded in…

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Aah February,

Black History month, the birthdays of Lord and Lady Baden Powell,Feb 22, WI month, February 19th is the founding day of Women’s Institutes in Stoney Creek, Ontario, and of course Valentines Day, February 14. At noon Alberta time February 19…

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Season’s Greetings

Argyle Branch had a small but fun year end party and annual meeting. We have made a lot of plans for next year. We will be doing the educational reports at several meetings other meetings could include crafts or social…

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December News and Notes

Greetings all, The last issue of News & Notes for 2021 is now available. Inside: Reminders of award deadlines, Branch Renewals and Online Learning on Thursday December 2nd. Wishing you and yours all the best this Holiday Season!

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Zoom Basics II

On Tuesday, November 16, the first of our online learning sessions, Zoom Basics was held. Due to requests from the group we are holding a Zoom Basics II in early December. This session has been scheduled for Thursday, December 2…

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World Kindness Day

Saturday, November 13th is World Kindness Day, what are you doing to make kindness the norm? The World Kindness Day in an international observance on November 13th. World Kindness Day was introduced in 1998 by The World Kindness Movement, a…

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AWI’s Zoom Basics – Registration now open

We are now accepting registrations for our Zoom Basics Online Learning Session scheduled for Tuesday, November 16th at 7pm. We will be accepting registrations using Eventbrite. To register simply click here to be redirected to our Event Page. Please tell…

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November News and Notes

The November Issue of the News & Notes is now available for your reading pleasure. Virtual Online Learning Opportunities – AWI will be offering online learning opportunities, starting with Zoom Basics on November 16th to get you ready for what…

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October News and Notes

The October Issue of News & Notes is now ready for your reading pleasure. Some Highlights: Congratulations to our Cash Raffle Winners, First Prize to Ken Williamson of Peace River and Second Prize to Brenda Grainger of Chestermere. Reminder: Please…

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Need Help with Technology?

While reading the Costco Connections I came across an article about Tech Support for Seniors. Given the recent conversation about technology, and having to switch our in-person Provincial Convention to an all virtual one, this topic seemed to ring bells…

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