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Gala Dinner

The 17th Annual Spring Is in the Air Gala Dinner was a huge success - thank you to all who donated, attended and volunteered.  The donations will be presented June 3, 2017 during the 2017 Provincial Convention in Summerside.

“Spring Is in the Air” Gala Dinner - Friday, April 7, 2017


· Surf and Turf Buffet at Top of the Park Restaurant

· Live and Silent Auctions

· 6:00 P.M. Reception and 6:30 P.M. Dinner

· Tickets $75 (tax receipt will be given for a portion of the ticket)


Tickets were available from Board Members and at the WI Office. We are now accepting donations for our Live and Silent Auction in support of the Community Hospital in O’Leary, and the Western Hospital in Alberton.

Ticket and Auction item deadline - March 24! 


For further information please contact Helen Dawson (Chair): (902) 651-2171, Jacquie Laird: (902) 964-2641,Donna Butler: (902) 962-2271, or Pat MacKinnon: (902) 368-2282.


The 16th Spring Is in the Air Gala Dinner
took place on Friday, April 15!
Proceeds of over $16,000 went to PEI Ground Search and Rescue (GSAR) - Read below for more on GSAR.
Top of the Park at Red Shores - featuring a surf and turf buffet.

PEI Women's Institute supports Ground Search and Rescue (GSAR) through this year's FUNDRAISING DINNER.

GSAR needs your support. As tireless volunteers GSAR does NOT receive funding to continue their valuable and much needed service as sadly portrayed through the recent news.

Their capital costs are considerable in both maintenance and training.

The provincial board of WI welcomes your contributions through PEIWI's upcoming fundraising dinner to ensure searches can continue to support Islanders and their families during difficult situations.

You can help in three ways - please consider attending the PEIWI Spring Is In the Air dinner on April 15, donating auction items or give a tax deductible monetary donation. Tax receipts will be issued.

Ticket purchase and donation deadline: March 31. Further details below or through calling 902-368-4860.

The 15thSpring Is in the Air Gala Dinner sponsored by the Federated Women's Institute of
Prince Edward Island was held Friday, April 10, 2015 at Holland College's Culinary Institute.

Proceeds from this year's dinner will be given to the Hillsborough Hospital for recumbent excerise bicycles.
Thank you to all who participated.

For further information and tickets for next year's dinner
please contact the PEIWI Office
at 902-368-4860 or by e-mail at

The 14th Spring Is in the Air Gala Dinner sponsored by the Federated Women's Institute of
Prince Edward Island was held Friday, April 11, 2014 at Holland College's Culinary Institute to a sold out crowd. Proceeds from this year's dinner, totaling $15,306.47, will be given to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital for the new Day Redevelopment Surgical Unit.  It was presented to Adam Balderson, Chair of QEH during the Provincial Convention on May 24.  Thank you to all who attended and donated. 

The 13th Annual dinner was held on April 24. 2013. 
Proceeds were given to the King's County Memorial and Souris Hospitals.
In April 2012, over $14,000 was raised in the annual dinner in support of
the Dialysis Unit at the Prince County Hospital, Summerside, PEI. 

Spring Is in the Air Gala Dinner and Fundraiser - April 9, 2011

Doreen Cole - Chair and Emily Bryant - Committee Member

Jacqueline Sorensen Young and Suzanne Campbell - Entertainment

Carol MacLellan presents Norma Adams (President of Alpha York WI) with a Certificate of Congratulations on the eve of the 100th Anniversary of Alpha York WI. Some Alpha York WI members in the background.

Photos from Spring is in the Air 2009

Front row L-R: Elmer Mac Donald, auctioneeer/bid taker; co-chairs, Audrey Farquharson & Rena Thompson, PEIWI Prov. Board of Directors; Bloyce Thompson, bid taker; and Corey Tremere, Master of Ceremonies
Harpist: Jill Harris
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