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MWI Develops Rural Leadership

The Manitoba Women’s Institute has received $10,700 from the province towards a centennial project focused on developing community leadership in rural areas, Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Minister Stan Struthers has announced. “Through the past 100 years, the insight, fortitude and determination of the members of the Manitoba Women’s Institute created the firm foundation of



Planting Tomorrow’s Heritage – for Oct. 8, 2009

Trees being planted by members of the Manitoba Women’s Institute right now may be among the heritage trees we look to tomorrow, say MFA officials. Under the urging of their president, MWI locals this year have been planting trees in their communities for beautification as well as a small way to mitigate climate change. “Everything

Letters – for Oct. 1, 2009

MWI intervened to save home economics I read with interest, the item, “Home economics heads to the second century at U of M.” (Pg. 12, Sept. 17, 2009) Members of Manitoba Women’s Institute, an organization that has from the start been closely connected with the University of Manitoba and home economics, will also celebrate its

RECIPE SWAP – for Nov. 6, 2008

SEND RECIPES OR RECIPE REQUESTS TO: Manitoba Co-operator Recipe Swap Box 1794, Carman, Man. R0G 0J0 or e-mail [email protected] To help get the swap started this week, members of the Manitoba Women’s Institute kindly agreed to contribute a series of recipes from their new MWI Cookbook being published as a fundraiser and keepsake for the