OBESITY: It’s NOT What You Think it Is In this presentation author Richard Fast takes a refreshingly simple approach to understanding the endlessly confusing world of dieting, fitness, weight loss and nutrition. You will see where our “modern” obesity epidemic began and how we’ve come to find ourselves mired in the greatest health crises we’ve ever faced.
Category: Past Speaker Series
We travel not to escape life but for life not to escape us. Avid Traveller Rosalyn Gluck will be sharing her travels in Morocco with CFUW Milton & District on Thursday, April 6th. Join us for what promises to be an exciting insight into the people, culture, and sights of Morocco. Hugh Foster Hall; doors
Sheri Hincks, Instructor at the University of Guelph, has always had a fascination with water and water creatures. Join us this Thursday March 2nd at Hugh Foster Hall, 7:30 p.m. as she talks to us about Cooking with Critters: Looking at Insect Protein in the Human Diet.
Tamara Lopez, our guest speaker for February, is a real “One Woman Show” because of all the different hats that she wears from advocate, to trainer, motivational speaker to even entertainer; she has done it all. In the community, Tamara has been a board member of Serving With Pride since 2019 and was recently appointed
Please join us in welcoming our first guest speaker of 2023: Becky Andrade, Executive Director, Milton Community Resource Centre. She is currently the Vice-Chair of The Women’s Centre of Halton Board of Directors and is a Coordinating Committee member of the Halton Equity and Diversity Roundtable. Becky is passionate about diversity, equity, and inclusion, and
Thursday, November 3, 2022: Paula de Ronde, recipient of the Ontario Library Association’s Distinguished Service Award
Our guest speaker this month is a 2022 Honouree 100 Accomplished Black Canadian Women. Paula de Ronde is a retired librarian and recipient of the Ontario Library Association’s Distinguished Service Award. An avid traveller and prolific writer/blogger, Paula spent the last few years as a caregiver to her husband, Bert, and concomitantly, as an ardent
Please join us as we welcome Kate Holmes, Executive Director, The Women’s Centre of Halton to our October club meeting. Kate is a mom, daughter, sister and friend, and she also plays a vital role in our very own community of woman here in Halton. Her journey in life has led her to her role
Anne Ptolemy is a long time Milton resident and community care advocate. She will be speaking at CFUW Milton’s first meeting of the year, Thursday September 8th at 7:30 pm in Hugh Foster Hall, 141 King St, Milton. Anne will be discussing community care challenges and policy, as well as sharing her personal experience as the
Jody Harbour identifies as an Urban Indigenous Woman. She acknowledges connection to spirit and Ancestral knowledge created experiences that have provided the understanding she required to be one with the land. Guidance and teachings from Indigenous Grandmother’s,Knowledge Keepers and Indigenous ways of knowing is what continues to inspire values that nurture the balance and wellbeing
Extreme weather events, and global warming, are the result of human activity. Buildings, and land development, are responsible for significant CO2 emissions. We must change our approach to development in the fight against Climate Change. Particularly as Halton Region decides how much land to designate for development between now and 2050, Marina Huissoon of Green