PROGRAMME

The Georgetown University Women’s Club meets the first Tuesday of every month at 7:30 p.m. Meetings are held at the Halton Hills Library – Georgetown Branch at 9 Church St.,  Georgetown.

Schedule 2017/18

September 5:   Opening Meet and Mingle Meeting.

Please join us.  Make new friends.  Bring a friend.

October 3: Truth, Reconciliation, and the 150th: Perspectives on the Sesquicentennial

Join us as Henriette Thompson presents a lecture that examines the meaning of the anniversary of Confederation and its potential to lead to reconciliation. Indigenous peoples in Canada experienced broken treaties, loss of land, residential schools, and social dislocation after Confederation.  Henriette Thompson worked alongside Canadian churches and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. She has a background in international development and social justice work.

November 7: Gender Identity Issues

Through education, visibility, awareness and supportive programming, the Positive Space Network envisions a future in which diverse LGBTQ+ youth, individuals, and families live in a welcoming and supportive community.

During this presentation, Jess Kiley, the PSN Program Coordinator, will discuss current issues facing trans and gender non-conforming children, youth and their families. This will include gaps in service, the intersection of mental health issues, as well as the supports that PSN is attempting to provide in the Halton Region and the resources that are available from other agencies.

December 5: Holiday Social – Music by Jake Chisholm

January 9 (second Tuesday): Frauds, Scams and How to Protect Your Identity

Presentation by the Halton Regional Police

February 6: Creative Travel Photography

Presentation by Travel Photographer Gary Cralle

March 6: The World of Bees

Presentation by Debbie Gray, Heritage Bees

April 3: Taboos & Traditions, Female Genital Mutilation

Presentation by Dilshad Tavawalla

May 1:  Annual Spring Dinner -At the Hornby Golf Club – What’s Not to Hike: Halton Loops and Lattes – Nicola Ross

June 5:  Annual General Meeting (AGM)