Update on the Walk for Memories

The Manulife Walk for Memories is the largest fundraising event of the Alzheimer Societies in Ontario. In 56 Ontario communities, the Manulife Walk for Memories raises money to fund local programs and services for 166,000 people living with dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, and their families.

Walk for Memories 2009

This is a reminder to those who may want to participate in the “Walk for Memories” for Alzheimer Awareness month »

Giving Back at Christmas

Interval House treated us to a full tour of the facility along with some short informative video’s and we returned the favour by donating $500.00 in cash, 15 gift bags, large number of Franklin books and a number of stuffed animals »

President’s Appeal

This year’s December 10th Appeal by Margaret Lobo, Restoring Dignity – Securing a Future, will extend the support provided last year to Ethiopian women suffering from this debilitating condition.

End Domestic Violence

In 1994, Soroptimist International of the Americas (SIA) made the prevention of domestic violence an organizational focus. Each year, on November 25 (the International Day to Eliminate Violence Against Women), members participate annual in the Soroptimist Workplace Campaign to End Domestic Violence.

Drummond House Bakesale on Nov 22

When they said deck the halls, Drummond House took is seriously! The hallways, eight rooms and third floor losft of Drummond House will be decorated for their open house, while four Christmas trees will twinkle throughout the house.

Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson was our guest speaker on September 4. Paul is the Executive Director at the Wesley Urban Ministries in Hamilton. He came to inform our group about the transitional housing project.

Women’s Opportunity Award Statistics for 2008

The Soroptimist Women’s Opportunity Awards and honored 1,120 deserving women in their communities. These awards provided more than $1.3 million to help women reclaim their dreams of a better life for themselves »

Award Ceremony

Congratulations to our award winners this year: Women’s Opportunity Award to a head of household retraining for the workforce and the Violet Richardson Award to a young woman that is an active volunteer.