Strathcona County

CFUW Strathcona County

We are a member club of the national Canadian Federation of the University Women (CFUW) which is a non-partisan, voluntary, self-funded organization with over 100 clubs across Canada. As members of CFUW, we are also members of our provincial council, Graduate Women International (GWI) and International Alliance of Women (IAW).  For more information click here

CFUW Strathcona County was founded in 1988. As a group we meet to:

  • Enjoy fellowship with like-minded women

  • Foster education and lifelong learning

  • Advocate for women’s equality and human rights.

Meetings

When :    Second Wednesday of the month, starting at 7:00 pm.
Where:    Capital Care Strathcona Board Room, 12 Bower Drive, Sherwood Park, Alberta, T8H 1V3

For more information e-mail:  cfuw.strathcona.cnty@gmail.ca

Join us for:

  • Fellowship and fun activities

  • The opportunity to participate in monthly discussions with guest speakers on a wide range of topics

  • The opportunity to help women and children through various projects

  • The opportunity to join interest groups and club outings

  • Guests are always welcome

We are a small club that provides:
•    Excellent monthly speakers on a wide range of topics chosen by the members
•    A network that empowers women through education and social justice
•    Social opportunities at meetings and through our “Out to Lunch Bunch” luncheon group
•    Support for A Safe Place which is our local shelter for women fleeing domestic abuse.

Program for 2019-20

Date                      Speaker/Activity for the evening
September             finger foods appetizers/desserts supper/ Flower arranging/ Food Bank 

                                 (the flower arrangement are left for the facility residents)

October                Girls on Ice

November             To be determined

December             Christmas Social

January                Green Energy (Tentative)

February               Cyber Crime

March                   Resolutions, International Women’s Day – Growing From Strength

April                     Pharmacare

May                      Annual General Meeting and planning for next year

June                     Writer in Residence/ year end banquet

Membership

Membership is open to all women who support the objectives of:

  • Seeking equal opportunities for women and girls

  • Promoting education and social justice for women

 

A university degree and/or Strathcona County residency is not required. Members from other CFUW clubs are welcome to join us.

Our membership officially starts in July, but since we do not meet during the summer, members pay their dues in September. Dues for the year are:

  • $100 for regular membership

  • $50 for student membership

  • $25 for dual membership (for members who have paid full dues to another CFUW club)

 

Paid dues give you membership in:

  • CFUW Strathcona County

  • CFUW AB Council

  • CFUW national

  • GWI

  • IAW

 

Click here for the membership form.

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