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  • Feb 25, 2016
  • Feb 16, 2016
    Stoney Creek, ON – The Federated Women’s Institutes of Ontario (FWIO) is delighted to welcome Her Honour, the Hon. Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario to celebrate the 119th Anniversary of the Women's Institute.  A historical plaque will also be unveiled on this special occasion.
  • Jan 18, 2016
    Each WI Area has been given copies of the book, “Quincy and His Quilt: a Northern Adventure”, as part of a special project to celebrate the 119th Anniversary of Women’s Institute. These books were to be shared with WI's within each Area. We are asking that you purchase a little teddy bear, make a small quilt or blanket, wrap it in an individual package and deliver it to a children’s hospital/ward, police department or fire department on February 19, 2016 - WI Day.
  • Jan 18, 2016
    Through our partnership with Collette, FWIO has two exciting travel opportunities planned for this August! Are you attending the ACWW Triennial Conference in England?
  • Dec 19, 2015
    The Annual General Meeting of the Federated Women’s Institutes of Ontario (FWIO) was held in Grimsby at the Casablanca Winery Inn on November 26th and 27th, 2015.  It was a time to celebrate the accomplishments of the past year, enjoy guest speakers, welcome new Provincial Officers and thank those completing their terms.
  • Nov 12, 2015
    November 12, 2015   Stoney Creek, ON – The Federated Women’s Institutes of Ontario (FWIO) is developing a Rural Women’s Health Support Initiative, thanks to funding from Community Foundation Grey Bruce.  The $4,000 grant will be used to create innovative training workshops for rural women in Grey and Bruce counties.    “The idea is women supporting women,” says Andrea Morrison, Program & Communications Manager for FWIO.  “These workshops will be open to women in the community who are interested in health coaching.
  • Jul 30, 2015
    Issue: The illegal use of High Density Discharge Headlamps (HID) and the danger associated with the use of them on our Roadways.         Reasons:
  • May 27, 2015
    A Strawberry Social will take place at the Erland Lee (Museum) Home on Saturday, June 27, 2015 from 1pm-4pm.   Linda Ambrose will be available to sign her new book, “A Great Rural Sisterhood: Madge Robertson Watt & the ACWW”.   Books will be for sale at a special price of $22.00.