Founded in 1957, the Montreal Lakeshore University Women’s Club (MLUWC) is a non-profit organization of more than 200 women graduates. Monthly meetings and a wide variety of interest groups encourage fellowship and stimulate interest in current issues. Our goals are to use our education and professional training to:
- foster cultural, social and political awareness
- develop sound educational values
- perform community service
MLUWC works to influence public policy through advocacy and encourages education by offering scholarships and bursaries.
MLUWC is a member of the Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW), a non-partisan national volunteer organization with over 9,000 members in 112 Clubs across Canada. CFUW has special consultative status at the United Nations and representation at the Education Committee of the Canadian Commission to UNESCO. As a member organization of CFUW, we are committed to:
- improving the status of women and girls
- promoting education
- advancing human rights, justice and peace
CFUW is the largest affiliate of the International Federation of University Women (IFUW) an organization founded in 1919 which works to empower women and girls through lifelong education for leadership, decision-making and peace.
New members welcome!
Photo from left to right:
Scholarship Committee Co-chair Theresa Sliz, Scholarship winners: Ivy Lin, Kharoll-Ann Souffrant, Lana Saleh-Bacha, Scholarship Committee Co-chair Jill Rollins
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The scholarship fundraiser for 2015 will feature the “Best of Broadway” performed by The Lyric Theatre Singers. This year’s objective is to raise $9,000 towards scholarships for deserving West Island women.
Please help us to meet our goal.
(For details, see UPCOMING EVENTS / additional information)
Pictured are members of the Fundraising Committee from left to right:
Mary Vlahos(co-chair), Joyce Schaaf, Judy Paquin, Jane Cowell Poitras, Victoria Pinnell (Co-chair)
and missing from the picture: Janet Ankcorn
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Address by Mme Colette Roy Laroche, mayor of Lac-Mégantic, at the CFUW AGM in Quebec City on June 19, 2015.
To read the translation of the Address click here
At the October 5, 2015 general meeting, two candidates, Francis Scarpaleggia (Liberal) and Lysane Blanchette-Lamothe (NDP) spoke to the members about the political platforms of their parties and about their own beliefs with regard to women's and other issues. The Conservative candidate was unable to attend.
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 7:30 p.m.
The Lyric Theatre Singers: Best of Broadway
Dollard des Ormeaux Reception Hall
Monday, November 9, 2015
Demystifying Palliative Care
Teresa Dellar & Rose De Angelis Karnak Shriners' Temple
Karnak Shriners' Temple
The MLUWC publishes a monthly Newsletter to keep its members in touch with all related activities.
To view previous Newsletters, click here.
The 2014-2015 Annual Reports are now available
To view the CFUW Communicator, click here
To donate to the MLUWC Scholarship Fund, please click here