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  • 125th Anniversary Quilt Challenge
        This was one of the submissions from WI members. Deadline was January 30, 2022 with winners announced on February 19, 2022.
      This was one of the submissions from WI members. Deadline was January ...
  • 1961 Stone Cairn and Plaque at the Erland Lee (Museum) Home
        This plaque, mounted on a stone cairn, was placed at the roadside in front of the Erland Lee (Museum) Home in 1961, while it was still a private residence. It reads "In memory of Erland Lee and his wife, Janet, who pioneered the first Women's Institute - now world-wide - ...
      This plaque, mounted on a stone cairn, was placed at the roadside ...
  • The 4 Scavengers   Clue #1
        1927 Loan Gilbert, Whicher, and Caudle are a few of the names on this plaque in Colpoy's Bay Community Hall. Many of their ancestors continue to live in the Bruce Peninsula area. There are one hundred and twenty names on this plaque to commemorate these individuals who donated their time ...
      1927 Loan Gilbert, Whicher, and Caudle are a few of the names ...
  • THE 4W'S - WALTON WONDER WOMEN WISHing  Clue # 3
        We Rock! After reading Clue #3 we all found our own rock and gathered together to paint the rocks with flowers and embellish them with an embroidered bee to carry out our theme of "Bees and Flowers". Margaret hid her stone in Julie's flowerbed. "Bee my rock" describes Julie to ...
      We Rock! After reading Clue #3 we all found our own rock ...
  • 4W's - WALTON WONDER WOMEN WISHing  Clue #2
        “Our WISH for Home and Country” creation name What a fun time the four of us had returning to our youth constructing our Lego creation! While we snapped pieces together creating a farmhouse, barn and shed we chatted about our lives and acknowledged how much our childhood home has influenced ...
      “Our WISH for Home and Country” creation name What a fun time ...
  • 4W’s - WALTON WONDER WOMEN WISHing - Clue #4
        The four of us gathered at Tim Horton's with Sherry McCall for coffee/tea and conversation. Sherry does have her bookmark in her hand. WISH CLUE #4 - AN ACT OF KINDNESS FINDS FRIENDSHIP AND MEMBERSHIP Our team, the 4W’s - WALTON WONDER WOMEN WISHing had to improvise on this as ...
      The four of us gathered at Tim Horton's with Sherry McCall for ...
  • THE 4W'S - WALTON WONDER WOMEN WISHing Clue #1
        EXTRAORDINARY ACHIEVEMENT COMES FROM ORDINARY PEOPLE “Almost at the inception of the movement to build a memorial hall in Blyth, the Women’s Institute purchased the grounds on which the hall is erected, showing rare judgment in their selection of a suitable site…” (The Blyth Standard, June 17,1973 - reprinted from ...
      EXTRAORDINARY ACHIEVEMENT COMES FROM ORDINARY PEOPLE “Almost at the inception of the ...
  • Addie's Adventurers - Clue #1
        Original Site of McNab Township Hall – WISH Adventure #1 Where do we go on our first adventure? Which WI plaque, hall or project to choose? Do we want to pick one from our own branch or select one from our District that is not yet available online in the ...
      Original Site of McNab Township Hall – WISH Adventure #1 Where do ...
  • Addie's Adventurers - Clue #1
        Original Site of McNab Township Hall – WISH Adventure #1 Where do we go on our first adventure? Which WI plaque, hall or project to choose? Do we want to pick one from our own branch or select one from our District that is not yet available online in the ...
      Original Site of McNab Township Hall – WISH Adventure #1 Where do ...
  • Addie's Adventurers - Clue #2
        WI Goes to Mars We have been happily living on this planet and helping each other as a community for more than 15 years. This year, star-date 2047, marks our 150th anniversary of the Women’s Institute movement. For those visiting from the Stoney Creek WI Branch and other branches on ...
      WI Goes to Mars We have been happily living on this planet ...
  • Addie's Adventurers - Clue #3
        3rd Rock from the Sun Excitement is in the air! We have journeyed from our home on Mars to attend the 2053 Associated Country Women of the Universe (ACWU) Conference in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada on Earth and are about to land. We are very pleased that we are taking our ...
      3rd Rock from the Sun Excitement is in the air! We have ...
  • Addie's Adventurers - Clue #4
        Paying It Forward What a challenge this has been! Our team was to meet somewhere, pay for a stranger’s beverage, give them a bookmark, and then ask them if they knew about the WI and explain what our local branch was up to. When to meet? August had slipped by ...
      Paying It Forward What a challenge this has been! Our team was ...
  • Addie's Adventurers - Clue #5
        Punkinhead’s Rampage Has Ended! Addie’s Adventurers Save the Day. Addie’s intrepid adventurers were at it again. On a recent trip to visit other WI branches throughout the universe, we were threatened by a humongous creature from the infamous orange planet, nicknamed “Planet Pumpkin.” Inhabited by large pumpkin heads that blended ...
      Punkinhead’s Rampage Has Ended! Addie’s Adventurers Save the Day. Addie’s intrepid adventurers ...
  • Addie's Adventurers - Clue #6
        Our Scavenger Hunt Shenanigans We adventured here and there. We adventured everywhere. We saw a punkinhead on the prowl. We saw a Branch on planet Malowl. We played wiff Lego blocks. We played wiff paints and rocks. Julia, Gwen, Irene, Christine had a real blish. Do it again and again? ...
      Our Scavenger Hunt Shenanigans We adventured here and there. We adventured everywhere. ...
  • ADDIE’S ANGELS - CLUE #1
        FIRST ASSIGNMENT FOR ‘ADDIE’S ANGELS’ LEADS TO INVESTIGATION OF POSSESSION OF TWEEDSMUIR BOOKS AT HISTORICAL SOCIETY Our WISH Team, named Addie’s Angels (Remember Charlie’s Angels?), includes (l-r) Karen Murray-Hopf, Ronna Hoogstraten, Margaret M. McPherson (MMM), and Lyanne Lynch and we all live in the community of Glen Morris, Ontario. Our ...
      FIRST ASSIGNMENT FOR ‘ADDIE’S ANGELS’ LEADS TO INVESTIGATION OF POSSESSION OF TWEEDSMUIR ...
  • ADDIE’S ANGELS - Clue #2
        Title of Creation: ADDIE’S ANGELS’ WI LEGO QUILT #125thAnniversary #fellowship #legofun Crafts and food have been an important part of WI’s history. A quilt symbolizes crafting and the art of women creating and working together, each one contributing time and skills to achieve a common goal. This is similar to ...
      Title of Creation: ADDIE’S ANGELS’ WI LEGO QUILT #125thAnniversary #fellowship #legofun Crafts ...
  • ADDIE’S ANGELS - Clue #3
        The Sisterhood of The Travelling Rocks Our WISH Team, named Addie’s Angels (Remember Charlie’s Angels?), chose the theme FRIENDSHIP for our rock collection. We wanted our rocks to reflect the importance and positive impact of female friendships in our lives, the special bonds and relationships that exist between women, and ...
      The Sisterhood of The Travelling Rocks Our WISH Team, named Addie’s Angels ...
  • ADDIE’S ANGELS - Clue #4
        Have you heard the one about the four women who walked into a bar all wearing the same T-shirts? The shirts were black with pink lettering and said, ‘Addie’ s Angels’. Now what do you think that means? I know about Charlie’s Angels but have you ever heard of this ...
      Have you heard the one about the four women who walked into ...
  • ADDIE’S ANGELS - Clue #5
        WISH Team’s Recipe For Carving 'Our Best Pumpkin Face Forward’ Ingredients: 1 cup of cooperation 4 heaping tablespoons of support 1 teaspoon of speaking your mind 1 dash of compassion A few grains of patience 1 scoop of female empowerment * Prepare Ahead of Time: Team Captain writes down eight ...
      WISH Team’s Recipe For Carving 'Our Best Pumpkin Face Forward’ Ingredients: 1 ...
  • Addie's Angels - Clue #6
        OUR SCAVENGER HUNT SHENANIGANS They’re called Addie’s Angels Oh! What a team! On big adventures My! Where they’ve been! Yes, Margaret, Ronna Lyanne and Karen Friendaupulus’ Laughalotofus’ Right to the end. With iPhones, Lego, bookmarks and knives Paintbrushes, laptops - and don’t forget wine! They followed the clues And new ...
      OUR SCAVENGER HUNT SHENANIGANS They’re called Addie’s Angels Oh! What a team! ...
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