CFUW NORTHUMBERLAND. Canadian Federation of University Women


Winter 2018 Meeting Dates 

  • Monday, January 8, 2018 at HTM Insurance Co., 1185 Elgin St. W., Cobourg, 7:30 PM. Nisha Sarveswaran, an Aerospace Engineer, CEO of Ambience Data, will speak about STEM, Women in Science and Technology.
  • Monday, February 5, 2018 at HTM Insurance Co., 1185 Elgin St. W., Cobourg, 7:30 PM. Terry Rees from FOCA has long been an advocate for issues in cottage country. He's also a member of the Stewardship Network of Ontario. Terry will speak about water and boundaries.
  • Monday, March 5, 2018 at HTM Insurance Co., 1185 Elgin St. W., Cobourg, 7:30 PM. Felicity Hawthorn, a lawyer, will speak about women and legal issues, in particular power of attorney and wills.


Fall 2017 Meeting Dates 

    • Monday, September 11, 2017 at Port Hope High School 7:30 PM. Doors open at 6:45 PM for membership renewal.
    • Monday, October 2, 2017 at Port Hope High School 7:30 PM. Ruth Clarke will speak about the history of Alderville
    • Monday, November 6, 2017 at Port Hope High School 7:30 PM. Dr. Dawn Lavell-Harvard, Director of the First Peoples House of Learning, will address the group on Truth and Reconciliation.
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    The 2017 Fundraising Luncheon with speaker, Helga Stephenson, was a great success! 

    Fundraising Luncheon, May 10, 2017 at Cobourg Lions' Centre

    Helga Stephenson will talk about Women in Film and Television and the dramatic changes over the years. Helga is a multi-award-winning film and media arts leader having served as Executive Director of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) and Chair of Viacom Canada, the Canada Council and the National Arts Centre.

    Helga Stephenson, photo courtesy of Academy G Pimental Photography 2016