Media Room - 2015

Women's Institutes in the News

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December 2015

Drummond WI makes donation to Archives Lanark - Dec 13/15

Heritage nods for two Norfolk County structures - Dec 10/15

Every stitch helps Strabane WI help others - Dec 3/15

Coningsby to Canada for WI Members - Dec 1/15

Christmas crafting at Erland Lee Museum - Dec 1/15

November 2015

Teddy Bear time at the Erland Lee Museum - Nov 29/15

Silver-Wood WI and Devereaux House partner on historic house's operations - Nov 19/15

Get into the holiday spirit at the Erland Lee Museum - Nov 18/15

Inuit culture was topic of Silver-Wood WI meeting - Nov 10/15

Women's Institute commended for holding Remembrance meeting - Nov 3/15

October 2015

Purple Grove Women's Institute holds Remembrance meeting - Oct 31/15

Women's Institute moved to support Ronald McDonald House - Oct 30/15

Woman of Excellence Fair Award - Oct 29/15

Springwater Township's first mayor dies in hospital - Oct 29/15

Erland Lee Museum hosts holiday ornament workshop - Oct 29/15

Women's Institute works with farmers to share public roads - Oct 28/15

Celebrating Halloween at Erland Lee Museum - Oct 27/15

The Women's Institute - My visit to the Erland Lee Museum - Oct 26/15

The vanishing barns of Bradford West Gwillimbury - Oct 25/15

Teeterville museum will re-open in 2016 - Oct 19/15

New Erland Lee Museum curator fulfilling lifelong dream - Oct 13/15

Launch of Women's Institute - Aurora Branch (Oct 5, 2015)

September 2015

Colourful Communities: Westover Women's Institute Hall - Sept 26/15

Purple Grove Women's Institute welcomes guest speaker, recaps summer - Sept 21/15

Island's history set in stone - Sept 17/15

Each quilt tells its own story - Sept 17/15

Bervie Women's Institute learns about dental health - Sept 12/15

August 2015

September events at Erland Lee - Aug 31/15

Community Living Meaford celebrating 60 years - Aug 26/15

Bervie WI and guests travel to Hoity Toity Cellars near Mildmay - Aug 9/15

July 2015

Feds fund improvements for Avening Hall in Clearview Township - Jul 30/15

Marlene and Darell Dewar named Ward 3 Citizens of the Year - Jul 22/15

Erland Lee Museum lets guests Take a Step Back in Time - Jul 21/15

WI support hinges on FedNor funding - Jul 6/15

FWIO featured on Women Empowered Magazine website - Jul/15

June 2015

Reid's Corners WI and friends take in Drayton Festival show - Jun 26/15

Bervie WI and guests enjoy ROSE program on Kenya - Jun 25/15

Louise comes from a long line of do-gooders - Jun 23/15

Shining a spotlight on those who share their time - Jun 11/15

Victoria West District Women's Institute shows commitment to the community - Jun 8/15

100th Anniversary of White Lake Women's Institute - Jun 8/15

Seymour West WI helps bring infection control to a new level at CMH - Jun 7/15

WI backs concept, public funding sought - Jun 5/15

May 2015

Plainfield Women's Institute Charity Plant Sale - May 12/15

Event designed to raise funds for Oxford District WI scholarship - May 7/15

Volunteer Flamborough recognizes those who donate their time and talents - May 1/15

April 2015

Erland Lee Museum earns Stoney Creek Chamber of Commerce nod - Apr 30/15

Harrowsmith Women's Institute fashion show supports New Leaf Link - Apr 30/15

Rockin' with the Institute - Apr 29/15

Date night for parents of kids with autism a great success - Apr 29/15

Fashionable fundraising - Apr 29/15

Enjoy a pancake breakfast on Saturday at the Erland Lee Museum - Apr 22/15

Gordon Women's Institute serves up sweet, sugar fun - Apr 22/15

Local volunteers appreciated - Apr 22/15

Carleton 4-H Square Dancing Club swings way to achievement day - Apr 17/15

Cancer Tea - Apr 16/15

WI volunteers give decades of service - Apr 16/15

A piece of Flamborough history on display in Dundas Museum - Apr 10/15

Bervie Women's Institute holds annual meeting - Apr 2/15

March 2015

Newly-formed Women's Institute raising funds with style - Mar 24/15

CBC Asks: Is politics broken? No, says Sheila Copps - Mar 23/15

Cherry Valley Women's Institute launches a wonderful cookbook - Mar 19/15

Oxford District Women's Institute recognized at International Women's Day event in Woodstock - Mar 9/15

Volunteer at the Erland Lee Museum - Mar 4/15

Statement Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario - Mar 4/15

Napanee woman recognized for her contributions to local heritage - Mar 4/15

February 2015

Trade group donates to Erland Lee - Feb 28/15

Donation brings warmth to Stoney Creek's Erland Lee Museum - Feb 27/15

Plenty of interest in new-style Women's Institute - Feb 20/15 *

*Correction: The WI started in Stoney Creek, Ontario 118 years ago and its constitution was penned at the Erland Lee (Museum) Home.

Reid's Corners Women's Institute donates to Women's House - Feb 19/15

Industry group works to help museum reduce high utility costs - Feb 12/15

January 2015

Women's Institute helps keep bus wheels rolling in the County - Jan 28/15

Paris Group: New branch holding open house at Arlington Hotel Feb. 12 - Jan 14/15