Branch Stories

North Grey WI Celebrates 40 Years

North Grey WI Celebrates 40 Years

June 26, 2015

Above: Charter Members of the North Grey WI  Standing: Penny Fenwick (40 year Member), Anne Woods (40 year Member), Marilynn Marshall, Doreen Downs, Carol Davenport (40 year Member), Bonnie Cathrae,…

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On June 22, 2015, WI Members from Algoma Centre District (North Central Area) had an enjoyable day with ladies from the Michigan Association of Family and Community Education (MAFCE).

Algoma Centre District WI Enjoys Annual MAFCE Exchange

June 22, 2015

On June 22, 2015, WI Members from Algoma Centre District (North Central Area) had an enjoyable day with ladies from the Michigan Association of Family and Community Education (MAFCE). They…

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Codrington WI

Codrington WI

February 9, 2015

From the organizational meeting on September 15, 1909, in a small brick house to the present time in our welcoming community centre, the ladies of our Institute have been a…

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Burnstown WI

Burnstown WI

June 13, 2013

Burnstown WI’s “Fidget Blankets” have taken the area by storm!  Through learning about dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, a group was developed to create blankets to help those suffering. Once a…

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Russell Village WI

Russell Village WI

December 12, 2012

There is nothing better than a summer excursion with the ladies you volunteer with! Our trips together are honestly something I look forward to each summer.  It builds friendships on…

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New Dundee Women's Institute

New Dundee Women’s Institute

December 12, 2012

Pictured above: Members Marilyn Sararus and Kate Cressman, hostesses of the WI Tea Party, stand in front of the beautifully decorated table. The New Dundee Branch of the Women’s Institute…

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Second Line of Drummond WI

Second Line of Drummond WI

October 14, 2011

On December 5, 1960, a group of women on the outskirts of Perth got together and decided to create an organization called the Second Line Women’s Institute (SLDWI). It is…

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Amherst Island WI

Amherst Island WI

October 14, 2011

Here are 17 of the 24 Members at the celebration. A group of over sixty people gathered on the afternoon of October 17th to celebrate the 110th anniversary of the…

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