8 results for author: Karen Henchey

Silent Auction Fundraiser

The 24th Annual Silent Auction Fundraiser event was a fantastic success! Together, we raised $22,000 benefitting the West Island Women’s Centre!   The event kicked-off with Jessica Rusnak, Sports Columnist from CBC Daybreak, our incredible emcee revealing 12 amazing door prizes! There was something for everyone. With more than 340 items up for bid, it was a night of excitement and shopping extravaganza for our 220 plus guests. Check out more pictures from the event in the Silent Auction 2019 photo album on our FB page! And we couldn’t have done it without the hard work, dedication and continuous support of 150 volunteers and a BIG THANK YOU to ...

Drop-In & Play!

Join Childcare Supervisor Iva Rooney in the Childcare Room Mom and Child Drop-In Play Time!Thursday, September 5th9:30 am – 11:30 am. Moms and children (up to 8 years old) are invited on a play date together in our childcare room. Check out the toys, crafts and books – and chat with other moms too!Learn more about our free childcare and what else the center has to offer! Free event open to members and non members.Invite friends, share the Facebook Event! Please Note: For this activity, moms must stay and play with their children in the childcare room. For more information, please call 514-695-8529 or email iva.rooney@wiwc.ca

WIWC Volunteer Awards: Your Vote Counts!

Nomination form for Volunteer Awards 2018 Calling all Members! Please cast your vote for this year's WIWC Volunteer Awards. Nomination forms are available at the Centre or online too! Please click here for a printable pdf version of the form.

Breastfeeding Drop-in Clinic on Thursday afternoons

Every Thursday 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. St. Columba Church Hall (adjacent to the kitchen) Breastfeeding moms, new moms, and expectant moms are invited to drop by the weekly breastfeeding clinic run by our local health service (CIUSSS ODIM/MWI IUHSSC). It’s a great opportunity to meet other moms, weigh your baby, and discuss your health questions with a nurse. Different topics will be discussed, depending on the needs of the group. A nourishing drop-in for mom and baby/child! Spouses supporting their breastfeeding partners are welcome too! For more information, please call the CSSS l’ouest-de-l’ile — Lac Saint-Louis at 514-697-4111.

West Island CALACS: Helping Victims of Sexual Aggression

The CALACS de l’Ouest de l’Île is a non-profit feminist organization with a mission of supporting female victims of sexual assault and providing prevention services to the community. For more information about the support and services available at this organization, please get in touch with the West Island CALACS: Tel : 514-684-2198 Email: info@calacsdelouest.ca Fax : 514-684-4703 www.calacsdelouest.ca 4894 Boul. Des Sources CP 43536, Roxboro, DDO Dollard-des-Ormeaux, QC H8Y 3P4

Fun and Games Afternoon!

Let's have some fun together! Join us on Tuesday, May 26 from 1 to 3 p.m. for a Fun and Games Afternoon. We're getting together for talk, laughs, and games too! Bring a deck of cards or your favourite board game. You are welcome to bring a nut-free snack to share. This activity will take place in the Upstairs Classroom. Register for this free members' activity by signing up below, in the Centre Office or call 514-695-8529 or e-mail wiwc@qc.aibn.com. Free childcare for preschool-aged children is also available, but you must register for this service by 3 p.m. on May 25. See you then!

West Island Community Resource Centre (CRC)

The West Island Community Resource Centre (CRC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving individual and collective well-being in the West Island. It provides an information and referral service and strengthens and supports the development of the West Island community in collaboration with community partners. CRC services and activities include: A community information and referral service by phone, in person, and on-line at www.crcinfo.ca Publication of specialized resource guides (for seniors, and youth). A community event calendar and complete listings of community resources. A no-cost legal clinic for West Island ...

Winter Registration Coming Soon!

It is time to start planning for the Women's Centre's upcoming winter session! The Winter Session takes place from January 11 to March 24, 2016 (10 weeks) Note that there are no classes during the first week of March (February 29 to March 4, 2016). See below for important dates and times: Friday, November 20 at 3 p.m. Tell your friends! This is the deadline to become a member to be eligible to pre-register for the winter session. Week of November 23 The Winter Course List will be posted on our website. Registration forms will be emailed to members (and mailed to those without an email address). Tuesday, ...