WHAT IS CFUW?
Founded in 1919, the Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) is a national, non-profit, non-partisan, women’s equality promoting organization of almost 10,000 women graduates in 120 clubs across Canada.
CFUW is a non-governmental organization with special consultative status at the United Nations (in particular at the UN Commission on the Status of Women), with a seat on the Education Committee of the Canadian Commission to UNESCO.
CFUW is committed to:
- Advancing the status of women and girls
- Promoting quality education in the public sector
- Active participation in public affairs in the spirit of cooperation and friendship
CFUW has over 100 Clubs and is the largest affiliate of the GWI (formerly IFUW).
WHAT IS CFUW VAUGHAN?
We are a local club which offers members the opportunity to meet other women in the community, to support our education initiatives, and to enjoy and learn from interesting guest speakers at our monthly meetings.
Members of the club attend the Ontario Council Standing Committees, Regional Gatherings and AGM.
CFUW National AGM: The club's delegate is authorized to vote in accordance with the club's decisions on resolutions to the annual meeting.
General meetings: Third Tuesday of each month, September – May (except December), at
Location: usually the Pierre Berton Resource Library,
Annual membership fee: $90.00
New members are welcome to join CFUW Vaughan at any time of year. It is not necessary to have a university degree in order to join.
NOTICE OF MEETING:
Date: Tuesday March 21, 2017
Place: Kingcrafts Studio
12936 Keele St., King City, Ontario
Time: 7:30 pm
Program: Kingcrafts Studio Tour
Kingcrafts is a non-profit art guild comprised of many different art and craft mediums, such as fine art, jewellery, pottery, wire sculpture, weaving, fibre art, enamelling, and several more. They are a membership based organization and one can belong to as many groups as your time permits.
Kingcafts was established by Lady Flavelle in 1950 so that the ladies of King City had a place to meet and enjoy each other's company while creating their own personal works of art.
Kingcrafts will have products on display and for sale so we can see all of the different groups that participate to keep Kingcrafts going.
Our business meeting will be held at Kingcrafts following the tour.