Federated Women's Institute of Ontario

Site: Windermere

Service: Windermere Women's Institute

Record #: MUS1666
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 21 Jul 2021


Description (Service) Participants enjoy fun and friendship at monthly meetings, participate in crafts and have a variety of informative guest speakers. New members welcome.

Community involvement includes:
  • visiting the elderly and shut ins at Christmas
  • celebrating the seniors' birthday party at the Pines Senior Residence
  • supporting school programs
  • donating to projects for local hospitals and women's hostel
  • monitoring the well being of the community and expressing any concerns to local government
  • participating in community events such as the annual spring roadside garbage clean up
  • organizing and encouraging local artist's display at the small Heritage Village Hall in the Windermere Village Park
  • fundraisers including bake sales at Chatagua Arts & Cultural Festival in summer
  • Collection of Community history which is maintained in the Windermere Area Archive located in the Windermere Community Centre

Service Details

Hours Meetings: Third Tue 6:30 pm-8 pmDates: Meetings Sep-Jun. Fundraising activities occur year round.
Dates Meetings Sep-Jun * fundraising activities occur year round
Areas Served Muskoka Lakes Township
Eligibility Female

Age Requirements: 18 year(s) and up
Application By email
Languages English
Fees Membership

Address and Location

Located In Community Muskoka Lakes Township
Address & Map
Meeting location - Windermere Community Centre; 2416 Windermere Rd
Muskoka Lakes, ON
Canada P0B 1P0
Intersection Windermere Rd and Dee Bank Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible - main floor including washrooms ; Not Accessible - basement

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-385-1442
E-Mail muskokawi@gmail.com
Website www.windermerearea.ca/WWI.html
Primary Contact Brenda Standury, President
Alternate Contact Marg Bonisteel, Secretary
Mailing Address Meeting location - Windermere Community Centre; 2416 Windermere Rd 
Muskoka Lakes, ON 
Canada P0B 1P0

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