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Speaker Meetings

Meetings are held monthly September to May, and include guest speaker presentations.


Topics are diverse, current, educational and thought-provoking.


2022-2023 Speaker Program

September 20, 2022
We are planning on an in-person meeting at The Cedars, our new venue. This is the time to see longtime friends, meet the new members and join interest groups. A group activity is planned. Coffee, tea and goodies will be served. You can also pay your annual fee.
Doors open at 6:45 p.m.

October 18, 2022
Speaker: Kristy Zimmer, Waterloo Regional Police Services
Topic: Fraud and Fraud Prevention
Kristy will present common frauds affecting Canadians including extortion, romance scams, and identity and investments frauds. Learn how to protect yourself against becoming a victim of fraud.

Wednesday, November 9, 2022 (1 p.m. - 3 p.m.)
Talent & Hobby Fair (Hilliard Hall, First United Church)

November 15, 2022
Speaker: Lee Ann Hundt, Executive Director of KW Urban Native Wigwam Project & President of Healing of the Seven Generations
The Indigenous Issues Study Circle will lead a conversation with Lee Ann on local housing, healing, and reconciliation initiatives.

Saturday, December 3, 2022
100th Anniversary Finale Luncheon (Golf’s Steak House & Seafood Restaurant Ballroom)

January 17, 2023 Zoom Meeting
Speaker: Carrie Snyder
Carrie is author of “Girl Runner”, a finalist for the Rogers Writers Trust Prize for fiction, which was published internationally and translated into multiple languages. Carrie was project coordinator, with Dr. Lamees Al Ethari, of The X Page, a storytelling workshop for immigrant and refugee women in Waterloo Region. The book will be available through Wordsworth Books.

February 21, 2023
In-person lunch meeting (Charcoal Steakhouse, Estate Room)
Speaker: Helen Jowet
Helen is a very successful politician, academic administrator as well as a champion for women’s rights. 
Topic: Violence Toward Women in Politics

March 21, 2023 Zoom Meeting
Resolutions Meeting


April 18, 2023
Speaker: Nicola Ross
Topic: What’s Not To Hike
Nicola is a local expert on hiking and walking trails. Describing her adventure in words and photographs, Nicola will bring alive the rich beauty of the hiking available in our backyards that have become her career and vocation.

May 16, 2023
CFUW K-W AGM (The Granite Club)
This will be our wrap-up meeting for the year with live entertainment and a catered meal.
CFUW K-W is honoured to be recognized
as the winner of the KW Oktoberfest Rogers
Women of the Year Group Achievement Award 2022
during the year of its 100th anniversary.

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