9th Annual Celebrating Women Gala

Join us on July 7th to celebrate Manitoba’s unsung women. Provincial Council of Women of Manitoba will be holding our 9th Annual Celebrating Women Gala, in which we will be recognizing 5 women and 1 organization for their contributions to the community. The funds raised by this gala go towards continuing PCWM’s 60 plus years of advocacy and to engage our almost 50 member organizations across Manitoba. This work includes creating alternative policy strategies to present to the provincial government, holding educational forums, and providing networking opportunities for Manitoba’s women’s organizations.

When: July 7th, 2015 @ 7:00pm
Where: Viscount Gort – 1670 Portage Avenue
Ticket: $40.00 each or $280.00 for a table of 8
Available through McNally Robinson Booksellers in Grant Park Shopping Centre or by contacting:
Shirley Walker (204) 775-0743 or sleepyhollow52@gmail.com

Honourees

  • – Dr. Donna Chow from the Women’s Health Research Foundation
  • – Carolyn Garlich from the Council of Women of Winnipeg
  • – Luella Noble from Manitoba Women’s Institute
  • – Maxine Balbon from Provincial Council of Women of Manitoba

Federate

  • – Business and Professional Women of Manitoba

UNPAC “Not Afraid to Get Your Hands Dirty” Award

  • – Linda Trono

More Details on Our Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1631049370470966/

Provincial Council of Women of Manitoba – Annual General Meeting 2015

PCWM-AGM2015This year we will be holding our AGM in the beautiful town of Gimli Manitoba. So please join us as we elect a new board, pass several resolutions, and present a wonderful program about access to services for rural women!

Our Speakers will be:

  • • Kellie Thiessen RM, RN, PhD, Director of the Midwifery Program at U of M to discuss midwife access in the rural
  • • Betty Kelly of Momentum Childcare Initiative to discuss child care in the rural
  • • Anna Pazdzierski of Nova House to discuss crisis services in the rural

Our business meeting will take place from 10:30-12:30 then we will break for lunch. The formal program with our fantastic speakers will begin from 1:30-3:00. You are welcome for all of the meeting or just lunch and the program. The cost will be $20 to provide lunch and coffee for the afternoon. Please contact us if you need a ride to Gimli, we are more than happy to provide one!

Please RSVP through pcwm@mymts.net or 204-992-2751