Wed, Feb 14|
PEIWI Founder's Day
PEIWI will commemorate Founder’s Day February 14th. The whole month is set aside to celebrate the formation of Women’s Institute, where PEI will be celebrating service from when the first branch began in the province in 1911.
Save the Date
Feb 14, 2024, 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Charlottetown, 420 University Ave, Charlottetown, PE C1A 4N6, Canada
About the Event
PEIWI will commemorate Founder’s Day on February 14th.
This year’s theme will be a historical recount of founding women across PEI. Guest speaker Ed MacDonald, Professor from UPEI, will set the stage by elaborating on women’s involvement pre-WI for the panel featuring: Marie Kenny speaking on history of ACWW and FWIC; Carol MacLellan will give a historical perspective of the provincial exhibition; and Helen MacEwen will elaborate WI women’s efforts during war times. A Valentine Greeting Card exchange will also take place with attendees bringing a card simulating childhood exchanges. A ‘Fun and Nonsense’ segment will end the insightful morning. Registration deadline is February 7th and can be done online through the PEIWI website, by calling 902-368-4860 or emailing at email@example.com. The morning session is open to the public.