Winnipeg RWC Mtg Minutes (Sept 15 2010)

Attendance: Vimbai Dune, Cathy Moar, Carol Selby, Dawn MacAulay, Darlene McClure, Tina Matias-Bouchard, Deanna Kimball

Attendance: Vimbai Dune, Cathy Moar, Carol Selby, Dawn MacAulay, Darlene McClure, Tina Matias-Bouchard, Deanna Kimball

Regrets: Karon Sackney, Gloria Kelly

 

1. Call to Order – 5:25 pm

2. Introductions – Round Table

3. Adoption of Agenda – M/S Carol Selby/Darlene McClure – accepted

4. Minutes from June 23, 2010 – M/S Cathy Moar/Dawn MacAulay – accepted

5. RWC Treasurer’s Report – Balance Forward $3,305.11
RWC = 1 delegate to attend Prairie Region Convention
Deanna to be reimbursed for purchasing schools supplies.
M/S Dawn MacAulay/Darlene McClure – accepted

6. OLD BUSINESS
School Supply Drive
USGE 50026 (Stony Mountain Penitentiary) donated the most at $405.00. More volunteers are still needed for September 24 Bomber Game to collect school supplies. Volunteers will meet at Chapters across from the stadium at 5:30pm. There are 8 gates to be (wo)manned – Bombers to give us about 5 parking passes for volunteers.

7. NEW BUSINESS

a) Grandmothers Protecting Our Children Walk Sept. 21, 2010

b) Reclaiming Dignity pajama party
Bring a brand new pair of pajamas to Museum on Oct. 2; these PJ’s will be given to women who are in shelters. RWC to buy 2 tickets and 2 pairs of pajamas, M/S Dawn Macauley/ Tina Matias-Bouchard
Darlene McClure to donate 2 pairs of pajamas before Oct. 1

c) 2010 Events:

RWC to host Seasonal Celebration on Tuesday, December 14, 2010
 

2011 Events: 
February 14 – Women’s Memorial March
March 8 – International Women’s Day

  • December 6 – International Day to Take Action on Violence against Women

d) Prairies Regional Women’s Conference Update:

  • ‘Say no to Bill C391’ cards were signed and mailed to Nicki Ashton and Jim Maloway, both NDP MPs who are for Bill C391
  • 5 of the 14 resolutions submitted to Prairies Women’s Conference will go to the National Women’s Conference. 3 of the 5 resolutions were from Winnipeg’s Regional Women’s Committee, they are: Child Care; Bill C3; Pensions & Women.

8. Next Meeting Date: October 13, 2010 at 5:15 pm

9. Adjournment: M/S Cathy Moar/Darlene McClure at 6:15 pm