Community Notices


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1.    Montreal Massacre Memorial Services/ Events


Charlottetown – Memorial Hall, Confederation Centre of the Arts, 12 noon – 1 pm

Featuring a commissioned performance piece by spoken word poet and musician Tanya Davis. Contact:  368-4510

O’Leary – O’Leary United Church,
corner of Main & Brackley, 12 noon – 1 pm
Contact: 859-8849


– Summerside Heritage Park and Garden (Ottawa Street entrance), 1 pm. Unveiling of PEI Federation of Labour’s National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women monument. Reception to follow at St Mary’s Anglican Hall, 74 Summer Street.
Contact: 436-9856

– Old Mills Park, 12 noon – 1 pm, lighting of candles to victims of violence, blessing by priest, release of balloons, lighting of a tree.
Contact: 854-3584

2.  African Night: A Cultural Celebration Saturday, December 5

The 2009-1010 Canada World Youth Charlottetown/Ghana Project would
like to extend an invitation for you to join us for:

African Night: A Cultural Celebration
Saturday, December 5
5:00-8:00 p.m.
at St. Paul’s Church Parish Hall
Tickets: $5, children 10 and under are free
For more info contact Kate Dempsey Phone: (902) 218-3073  E-mail:


A Holiday Peace Celebration is to be held on Wednesday, December 16 at 7pm at the Murphy Community Centre, Room 205.
It will feature the film ” The Narrow Path: Walking Towards Peace and Nonviolence ” by well known peace activist John Dear. The event will also feautre music and poetry from various Island Performers including John Connolly.
The Holiday Peace Celebration is free and open to the public.
It is sponsored by the Island Peace Committee and the Unitarian Fellowship of PEI.  For more information 368-7337 or



1.  PEIBWA Workshops

Lunch and Learn – Montague

Tips to Save Money on Travel

Presented by:  Tracey Allen, TPI – Travel Places

Whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, there are a number of ways to save on your travel costs.  In this Lunch and Learn session, Tracey will show you how to:

* Secure the best airfare
* Use your air mile/loyalty programs
* Utilize the free offers from travel supplier
* Chose the most cost effective travel insurance
* Pack so you don’t have to pay extra fees – especially important for travel to trade shows.
Location:       Active Communities, 540 Main Street, Montague
Date:            Friday, December 4, 2009
Time:            12 noon – 1:30 pm
Cost:            $15 + GST for members, $20 + GST for non-members

To register, please contact Paula Laybolt by phone at (902) 892-6040 or by e-mail at Registration deadline:  Wednesday, December 2, 2009 at 4 pm.

Lunch and Learn – Summerside

A Resolution that Works!

Presented by: Sherry Pelkey, Get Real

Boost Your Business in 2010 with one achievable, realistic strategy that has been proven to work.  In less than one hour, you will be able to commit to a resolution you can really live with, whether it’s achieving more sales, creating harmony for your life/work or influencing employees.  Come with an open mind and learn how one action can help you get real results.  Sherry will share a simple tool that can make your 2010 the best ever.

Location:       Loyalist Country Inn, 195 Harbour Drive, Summerside
Date:            Thursday, December 10, 2009
Time:            12 noon – 1:30 pm
Cost:            $15 + GST for members, $20 + GST for non-members

To register, contact Elizabeth Noonan by e-mail at or by phone at (902) 436-0386.  Registration deadline:  Tuesday, December 8, 2009 at 4 pm.

Lunch and Learn – Charlottetown

FearLESS.  SellMORE.

Presented by:  Sherry Pelkey, Get Real

Explore the first step in getting the real results you and your customer can live with.  We will look at the good, bad and ugly of fear and see how being your real self when working with your current and potential customer/clients can lead to a more productive sales process and less stress!  This session will help you discover that you won’t lose, whatever the outcome.

Location:       Maritime Room, Rodd Royalty Inn, 14 Capital Dr. (formerly Trans-Canada Highway)
Date:            Tuesday, December 15, 2009
Time:            12 noon – 1:30 pm
Cost:            $15 + GST for members, $20 + GST for non-members

To register, please contact Paula Laybolt by phone at (902) 892-6040 or by e-mail at Registration deadline:  Friday, December 11, 2009 at 4 pm.

Please note: If you register for a Lunch and Learn session and are unable to attend, please let us know 48 hours in advance. People who do not cancel in advance will be invoiced.

2.  UPEI Bookstore Annual Christmas Sale Ends this Saturday

From Monday, November 23 until Saturday, December 5 save 20% on all regularly priced clothing, giftware and office supplies. We ask you to please pass this along to your friends and family who may want to take advantage at this time of year. Bookstore gift cards make a great gift too.


Community Events/Notices are forwarded to you by the PEI Advisory Council on the Status of Women. You will also find them posted shortly on our new blog, Women’s Equality PEI at

For further information or questions specifically relating to these notices, please contact the individual or organization hosting the community event.

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PEI Advisory Council on the Status of Women
PO Box 2000 (161 St. Peter’s Road), Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8
tel: 902 368 4510
fax: 902 368 3269


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