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Women’s Institute Ties to the United Nations

Women’s Institute Ties to the United Nations

Did you know that the Associated Country Women of the World (ACWW) holds nongovernmental organization status at the United Nations? As such, we have members represent us on numerous United Nations agencies – for example, the World Health Organization, the World Food Organization, UNICEF and so on. Our ties to the United Nations began inContinue Reading

And So To Christmas

The festive season serves to being out the better aspects of humanity, and sometimes, even the more creative side of people! Such was the case with one member in the Bulkley-Tweedsmuir District in British Columbia when she wrote the following poem: “HOW DRIFTWOOD ALMOST LOST SANTA” “T’was the week before Christmas and all ’round theContinue Reading

Quick & Easy Basket Wreath

Quick & Easy Basket Wreath

Fun & easy way to make beautiful Christmas wreaths from coffee filters, clothes hanger, glue gun & your imagination Supplies needed: 1 package of basket coffee filters (at least 100 regular size) 1 wire clothes hanger Glue gun & glue sticks Embellishments Your imagination To start the project: Make Coffee filter flowers: Take one coffeeContinue Reading

BCWI does make darn good jam!!

BCWI does make darn good jam!!

We love our retro look poster. It’s true we do make darn good jam! We are not just an old ladies group. We are interested in issues that affect the province and your community. Find your local branch click here Become a member click here          Continue Reading

Rural Woman of the Year

Rural Woman of the Year

Sandy Robley of  Sunset Farm was named the Rural Woman of the Year at a South Vancouver Island District Women’s Institute event on Friday. Members of the Salt Spring Island Women’s Institute hosted a special luncheon in the United Church basement in Robley’s honour with District President Donna Jack, District Agricultural Convener Jessie Anderson andContinue Reading

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