Federated Women's Institute of Ontario

Site: Windermere

Service: Windermere Women's Institute

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 
* 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 July or August 
* 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 pm
Dates Meetings Sep-Jun * fundraising activities occur year round
Areas Served Muskoka Lakes Township
Eligibility Ages: 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
Windermere, ON P0B 1P0
Intersection Windermere Rd and Dee Bank Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible - main floor including washrooms ; Not Accessible - basement
Contact Information
E-Mail muskokawi@gmail.com
Website www.windermerearea.ca/WWI.html
Primary Contact Brenda Standury, President; Phone: 705-385-1442
Alternate Contact Marg Bonisteel, Secretary
Primary Executive Dianne Annette, Archive Curator and Women's Institute member