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CFUW hosts Stories Inspire Passion fundraiser

By Contributor
September 22nd, 2022

Anyone who has ever wondered what inspires a person to write a book, embark on fascinating research, or what it is like to compete in a World Championship, will want to attend the SIP Talk: Stories Inspire Passion on Saturday, Sept 24th hosted by the Canadian Federation of University Women Nelson & District (CFUW).

This year’s dynamic line-up is Patricia Henman, Zaynab Mohammed, Lori Anne Donald, Luanne Armstrong, Jane Byers, Sydney Black, Avery DeBoer Smith

This fundraising event supports the local scholarship fund of Nelson & District Canadian Federation of University Women.Over the past ten years, this local organization has contributed over $30,000 to over 20 individuals to continue on their educational path.

These awards are handed out based primarily on financial need. The CFUW Nelson & District works diligently to support young women with their educational goals through fundraising events such as the SIP Talk event.

This event is scheduled for Saturday, September 24th, 4-7 p.m. at the Prestige Lakeside, doors will open at 3:30 p.m.

Tickets are $65.00, which includes a beverage, appetizers, and of course, inspirational stories. To purchase contact a club member or go online at tickets will also be sold at Otter Books commencing Sept. 1st.

If you would like to sponsor someone to attend, please let us know. Limited sponsored tickets are available – contact us at

For more information see Event Page on website: Like Us on FB page:

Photo Caption: Four of the seven speakers set for the Canadian Federation of University Women Stories Inspire Passion scholarship fundraiser include, from left, Zaynab Mohammed, Patricia Henman, Lori Anne Donald and Avery DeBoer Smith. Missing Sydney Black, Jane Byers and Luanne Armstrong. — Photo courtesy Dorothy Fraser.





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