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Adelaide Hunter Hoodless Homestead

The 1961 Federated Women’s Institutes of Canada Report Book contains an article about the Adelaide Hunter Hoodless Homestead, and I quote:  Plans were made at the last Biennial to purchase the birthplace of Adelaide Hoodless, founder of the first Women’s Institute in the world. A committee of FWIC and FWIO*, chaired by Mrs. Kieth Rand,Continue Reading

Network News – February/March 2020

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58 Years Ago

In my sorting of Women’s Institute materials, I have had the great good fortune of becoming more knowledgeable about some of the tremendous efforts made by members who have passed on to the next realm. Just a few months ago, I was fortunate to find a copy of the Brief presented to the Royal CommissionContinue Reading

And So to Christmas

Have you every wondered about the story behind the Christmas song, “Silver Bells?” — if so, read on: Written by Ray Evans and Jay Livingston, Silver Bells  was originally titled “Tinkle Bells”.  A deadline for the completion of the Christmas song slated for a soon to be released movie was looming, and the song writersContinue Reading

Network News – November/December/January 2019-2020

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