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May Dinner and AGM

For our May dinner, we are pleased to once again enjoy the music of Valentyn Zadoianov, and Irina Samarin. Valentyn and Irina are professional musicians, and part of the Two Families band who entertained us at Christmas displaying a unique flair of Rhythm and Blues, Classic Rock, Jazz, Folk music, and Soul. They are recently arrived from the Ukraine and now live in Hamilton, Ontario.


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April’s Guest Speaker

The University of Guelph apiculture research and education program was established in 1894. Their mandate is to help bees and the beekeeping community thrive. In this presentation, some of the fascinating aspects of honey bee biology will be described.

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March’s Speaker, Susan Williams

Susan Williams is the Founder of Booming Encore – a digital media hub dedicated to providing information and inspiration to help people create and live their best later life. Susan is also the co-author of the book, “Retirement Heaven or Hell: Which Will You Choose? “

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February’s Speaker, Maryam Mantieghi

Maryam Manteghi is an Oakville based family and immigration lawyer with over six years of experience working with the United Nations. She will speak about “Working in Bosnia” In addition to working with the United Nations,

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The Scholarship and Award application form is now available for download.

Please choose Scholarship/Award Application from the menu above.  Applications are to be submitted by  Monday, April 22, 2024.


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January 2024, our Speaker, from the Jane Goodall Institute

Bella Lam joined the Jane Goodall Institute of Canada in 2016 working with the Programs team in community-centred conservation through the lens of gender and climate justice. In June 2022, Bella was appointed as the CEO to lead the Institute in forging a strategic path to address the three crises we face in our world today: climate change, biodiversity loss and environmental inequity.

“Bella Lam has worked for over 20 years in sustainable development amplifying the voices of local partners across the diverse landscape of Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, and South Asia. Bella joined the Jane Goodall Institute of Canada in 2016, where she currently leads a dynamic team to address the convergence of three crises: climate change, biodiversity loss, and environmental inequity. Her experience with community-centred conservation is grounded in the understanding that the health and wellbeing of people, wildlife and the environment are deeply interconnected”

(The Jane Goodall Institute of Canada)

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November Meeting, our Speaker

Tim Burrows has owned and driven battery-electric cars for the past 10 years and has logged over 300,000 kilometres  without the need for gasoline or diesel fuel. He now enjoys sharing his EV experience with others and breaks down many myths and misconceptions about electric vehicle ownership.

His talk is entitled “Should Your Next Car be Electric?” and in it, he explains why we’ve reached a ‘tipping point’ where electric cars are replacing those powered by gasoline.

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October 16 Meeting and our Speaker

DC Thomas with the Corporate Crime Section of Financial Crimes Organized Crime Unit will speak about her role as investigator and will share her vast knowledge of “Romance Scams”.

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See our 2023 Scholarship and Award Winners.

Application form  for 2024 will be available in January.

-Press Release-

CFUW-Oakville announces Scholarship Winners: $26,500 for 2023      

CFUW-Oakville announces the successful recipients of the University Women’s Club of Oakville Scholarship Fund awards for 2023. 

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Hikers 2 Final Season Hike

Join us in the fall for more adventures like the one we enjoyed on this lovely day in June on the Morrison Valley Trail. To see the list of other interest groups click here. Watch for updates as we plan for September

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