Canadian Federation of University Women meets monthly

Group gets together in Abbotsford the third Monday of each month

The Abbotsford chapter of the Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) meets monthly.

The group gets together the third Monday of each month at 7 p.m. in room A225 in Building A at the University of the Fraser Valley. The next meeting is on Oct. 5.

The group was founded in 1953, and offers a forum for educated women of all ages to meet for fellowship, networking and involvement in the local community. The local chapter offers many interest groups, including bridge, gourmet, theatre, book clubs and lunch groups as well as outdoor activities such as golf, cycling and walking.

The National CFUW, founded in 1919, has 10,000 members in 122 clubs across Canada.

It is a volunteer, non-profit organization affiliated with the International Federation of University Women, which has special consultative status at the United Nations. CFUW provides leadership and support to women around the world through advocacy, awards and bursaries.

Anyone wishing to attend as a guest should email cfuwabbotsfordmemb@gmail.com. View the club’s website at cfuwabbotsford.org for more information.