MEETING INFORMATION
March 29, 2019

APRIL 2019 MEETINGS:

THE DAY MEETING WILL BE HELD ON THURSDAY, APRIL 25, 2019 AT 10:00 A.M AT THE EASTERN STAR TEMPLE, FANSHAWE PARK ROAD EAST.

THE EVENING MEETING WILL BE HELD ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24, 2019 AT 7:00 P.M. AT THE "WHERE WESTMOUNT MEETS" ROOM AT WESTMOUNT SHOPPING CENTRE WONDERLAND ROAD SOUTH AT VISCOUNT ROAD

Lots of parking – both above and underground! The room is located on the ground floor, at the west end (old Zellers/Target end) right across from the west end elevator. If you would like a map of the shopping centre showing the new location, please send an email request to schreindler@bell.net and an map will be emailed to you. Thanks to Rizwana Ramzanali (Kidney Foundation of Canada), Rhonda Hanley – Marketing Director and Cheryl Young – Receptionist/Jr. Accounting Clerk Westmount Shopping Centre for making this new space happen.

March is our anniversary month - 17 years! A guest speaker from the Service League will be in attendance.

UPCOMING MEETINGS

April - ways to join yarn

May - how to join blocks "as you go"

JULY - PLEASE NOTE THE EVENING MEETING WILL BE HELD ON WEDNESDAY, JULY 24TH (not the 31st).

Annual General Meeting

The Annual General meeting was held during the October day meeting on Thursday, October 25.

SEPTEMBER 2018 DISTRIBUTION MEETINGS:

A TOTAL OF 723 BLANKETS WERE GIVEN AWAY AT THE SEPTEMBER 2018 DISTRIBUTION MEETINGS (OR DELIVERED TO AGENCIES THAT COULD NOT ATTEND ONE OF THE MEETINGS). AGENCIES RECEIVING BLANKETS WERE: WOMEN'S RURAL RESOURCE CENTRE; MISSION SERVICES; LIFE*SPIN; PARTICIPATION HOUSE (2 SILENT AUCTION BLANKETS); CROSS CULTURAL LEARNERS CENTRE; DEARNESS HOME; CROUCH NEIGHBOURHOOD RESOURCE; RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE; EXTENDICARE LONDON; BIRTHRIGHT; MOUNT HOPE; GLEN CAIRN RESOURCE CENTRE; MEALS-ON-WHEELS; KIDNEY FOUNDATION; SWIM; WESTMOUNT GARDENS; POWER OF HOPE; ADDICTION SERVICES OF THAMES VALLEY; VON-HAL; VICTIM SERVICES; ELMWOOD PLACE; FARMTOWN AND MERRYMOUNT.

THIS BRINGS THE TOTAL NUMBER OF BLANKETS THE CLUB HAS GIVEN AWAY TO JUST OVER 12,000.

Thanks to all the representatives from the agencies for sharing the histories of the agencies and providing insight into the effect our blankets have on the recipients.

The Crochet Club of London won the Pillar Community Impact Award!
MARCH 29, 2019

We were honoured to have been among the three finalists for this prestigious Award, and are thrilled to have won!

The Award was presented at Museum London on November 12th, 2008, and it included a financial gift of $2,500.

(We shall use the money over the course of the year for the purchase of yarn with which to make even lovelier blankets!)