Mar 14, 2018
The Retired Women teachers of Ontario (R.W.T.O.) Kingston Branch gathered at Parham United Church for their regular meeting. Members were delighted to welcome our past president, Bonnie Greavett.
Bev Ritchie displayed albums containing pictures, newspaper clippings, letters, etc. which helped to trace the history of the branch over the years. Corrine Howes reported that Trudi Bain has passed away. Trudi was a long time member of R.W.T.O who held offices at the local and provincial level.
Betty Jeanne Kippen announced that the Provincial Office had provided $300 to each branch to be used for recognition or retention of members. After many suggestions members allocated $100 to the Limestone Food Sharing Project and $100 to the Limestone Learning Foundation.
The Cora Bailey Award recipient from our Branch this eyar is was Carolyn Pitt. Her pin in recognition of this award was presented at our meeting
Joelle Hubner-McLean talked about her writing experiences and the release of her new book "Corvus and Me’. Kathryn Derby introduced Jim Reynolds and Carol Rogers as our speakers, Information that was both entertaining and informative regarding the Frontenac County Museum was presented.
Fundraising continued with draws made from donated items on the the draw table as well as sale of donated books. Submitted by Kathleen Goodfellow.