Club Recognition Awards

2020 Ontario Council Recognition Awards

The Ontario Council Recognition Awards have again been awarded this year, with thanks to the clubs who have applied. This year clubs were asked to highlight one project only. The award winners are listed below, along with their projects. More information about these can be found here.

The Carolyn Day Award for Environmental Action has again been presented this year. This award was created in honour of Carolyn Day, a Past-President of Ontario Council, 1998-2000, who was the Environment, Clean Water and Great Lakes Policy Advisor from 2000 until her death in 2018, having written more than 40 briefs and letters for Ontario Council.

Teri Shaw, Kathy Wosnick, Isobel Boyle, Anne Cordon – CFUW Advocacy Committee, 2018-2020

ONTARIO COUNCIL RECOGNITION AWARDS

ClubProject
CFUW Etobicoke as a member of CFUW Toronto Housing GroupHOUSING FOR ALL advocacy providing a united, collective voice for affordable housing and healthy communities in Toronto
CFUW GuelphCelebrating Women: International Women’s Day 2020 Posters project
CFUW Leaside-East York as a member of CFUW Toronto Housing GroupHOUSING FOR ALL for affordable housing and healthy communities in Toronto
CFUW Markham-Unionville100th Anniversary Cookbook with members’ recipes – raised $3773 for Education Fund
CFUW Milton & District100th Anniversary Project: 100 Years/100 Women – Celebrating Milton’s Trailblazers with sculpture, Opening Night Gala, booklet
CFUW North BayPerspectives on Education – 3-part Speaker Series.
CFUW North TorontoAdvocacy to end homelessness, especially for women and girls in conjunction with a number of agencies
CFUW North Toronto as a member of CFUW Toronto Housing GroupHOUSING FOR ALL for affordable housing and healthy communities in Toronto
CFUW Orangeville & DistrictWomen’s Campaign School – a Federation of Canadian Municipalities demonstration project
CFUW Scarborough as a member of CFUW Toronto Housing GroupHOUSING FOR ALL for affordable housing and healthy communities in Toronto
CFUW ScarboroughAnnual fashion show raising over $57,000 for scholarships and community over the years
UWC of North York as a member of CFUW Toronto Housing GroupHOUSING FOR ALL for affordable housing and healthy communities in Toronto
UWC Toronto as a member of CFUW Toronto Housing GroupHOUSING FOR ALL for affordable housing and healthy communities in Toronto
UWC TorontoA new scholarship charity which has given over $100,000 to scholarships and community

HONOURABLE MENTIONS

CFUW Leaside-East YorkColdest Night of the Year, Feb. 22 – $3375 for Sistering, Bloor St. West Women’s Shelter
CFUW MuskokaCFUW Muskoka Lecture Series
CFUW Perth & DistrictColdest Night of the Year – $1100 for Cornerstone Landing, a non-profit support organization for youth re homelessness
CFUW SudburyEnvironmental action including Regional gathering, petition, meetings

CAROLYN DAY AWARD FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION

CFUW Haliburton HighlandsEnvironment Haliburton connection including speaker series, newsletter articles, member actions with a number of other environmental groups

Advocacy Award Booklets from 2003-2004 through 2018-2019 are archived in DropBox and can be viewed or downloaded  HERE.