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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.  In a year of many challenges, CFUW-Oakville is pleased to announce scholarships of $26,500 in total to help local students with their educational journey.  These young women were selected from the city’s publicly funded high schools, based on high academic achievement, outstanding community service, and demonstrated leadership.

We thank the CFUW members and their families and friends who have donated to the scholarship fund.  We especially thank the families of Richard Garnett, Ruth Schatz, Lilian Fulford and Miriam White who sponsor named scholarships in memory of a loved one.

 CFUW-Oakville is a member of the Canadian Federation of University Women.  The Oakville chapter was founded in 1949 and is a volunteer, non-partisan, non-profit, and self-funded organization.  Members support life-long learning, fellowship and education for women and girls.


Leslie Ashworth: Sweet Melody Care Virtual Performances

May 2020

Enjoy this video from an interview on CHCH TV (Hamilton) about the Suite Melody Care Virtual Performances. Leslie Ashworth was the 2015 winner of the CFUW Oakville Performing Arts Award. She started Sweet Melody Care while she was still a high school student on Oakville. She graduated from The Glenn Gould School of Music in 2019 and she is now working on her Masters in Music at Rice University in Houston, Texas.

Suite Melody Care encourages talented, young musicians to give back to their communities by sharing performances with audiences in hospitals, long-term care facilities, and retirement residences. From Carnegie Hall to Morning Live, Leslie Ashworth makes a return visit to tell us more.

Suite Melody Care Virtual Performances:

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