Publication Schedule & Instruction to Authors

The purposes of the Ontario Council News are:

  • to share information from other clubs in advance of events and community activities, so that members from other clubs can join in
  • to offer inspiration to clubs who may be looking for ideas to make a difference in their communities or to build membership. 

Publication Schedule (subject to revision)

SubmitPublishedContentEvent
Aug 31/19Sept 14/19Pre-meeting NewsOct 5/19
Sept 20/19 Registration reminder Oct 5/19
Oct 19/19Oct 26/19Post-meeting Reports
Pre-meeting News
Oct 5/19
Nov 15/19 Registration reminder Nov 30/19
Dec 14/19Dec 21/19Post-meeting Report
Post Fall Gathering Reports
Dec 6th reports from clubs
Holiday Greetings
Nov 30/19
Feb 22/20 Mar 3/20 Pre-meeting NewsMar 28/20
Mar 13/20 Registration reminder Mar 28/20
Apr 12/20 Notice of AGMMay 24/20
Apr 11/20 Apr 18/20Post-meeting Reports Mar 28/20
  May 3/20AGM Registration Reminder May 24/20
June 7/20June 14/20Post AGM NewsletterMay 24/20

Instructions for Authors

Coming Events

  • Send posters (PDFs are fine) for special events (community events and/or fundraisers that are open to the public) organized by your club (not regular meetings or club AGMs) to the Newsletter Editor as soon as they are ready, and before the submission deadlines below.
    • International Women’s Day Events
    • Women’s March
    • Sisters in Spirit
    • December 6th
    • All fundraisers (public)
    • Writing Competitions
    • 100th Anniversary Projects
    • If in doubt, ask.
  • Your Club events will be added to the Calendar of Events with links in the Ontario Council News.

Past Events

  • Write-ups of special club events and activities that were open to the public (not regular meetings) will be added to the website under Club Actions and Events.
  • Each issue of the OC News will have its own page on the website and the newsletter will contain a link to it.
  • Following your event, please send a short description, with photos, to the Newsletter Editor.

Please Do Not Send

We are not able to publish regular club activities of all 50 CFUW Ontario Clubs. This includes:

  • Information about club meetings, including club AGMs, regardless of your speaker or special guests.
  • Information about clubs scholarships or other regular community support.
  • Information about letters to MPs, MPPs, or municipal council.