Central Algoma Branch News

Central Algoma welcomes new members to our branch of  Retired Women Teachers. We enjoy six luncheon events throughout the year in addition to five interest groups, which include crafts, book club, theme dinners, games, hiking and all involve having fun. These are outlined in our newsletters and posted on the site.

To join us please contact:
Branch President: Marg – mmackay_4@hotmail.com
or Secretary: Maureen – alnmoe@shaw.ca

Upcoming Events






 Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Celebrating Canada’s 150th  and new friendships

Time: 11 a.m.

Place: Little Rapids’ Schoolhouse (Heritage Complex)

Cost: $15

Come for a picnic style lunch, catered by Fred Falls

Members bring a potential member who will receive a free lunch.

Wear red and white.

Welcome new members.

Sign up for interest groups

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

“It’s Not Right” – the issue of elder abuse

Time: 11 a.m.

Place: Bar River Hall

Cost: $15

Speaker:  Gayle Manley

Caterer: Bar River Women’s Institute

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Celebrating Christmas :Christmas Sing-a-long and Silent Auction:

Time: 11: 00 am

Place: Zion United Church, Thessalon

Cost: $15

Bring a contribution so we all can do some Christmas shopping.

Wear your red and green.

Bring an article of food for Thessalon Food Bank also

Caterer:  Zion United Church Women

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

On Safari

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: Bruce Station Hall, Bruce Mines

Cost:     $15

Speakers:  Linda Prodan and Jean Campbell will speak on their travels to Africa

Bring an article of food for Bruce Mines Food Bank

Caterers:  Cloudslee United Church Women

 Wednesday May 30, 2018

Guest Speaker:  President of RWTO, Lois Lockhart

Joint luncheon meeting hosted by Sault Branch of RWTO

Cost, location and time is to be determined.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Summer Living

11:30 a.m.  – 2 p.m.  Meeting and lunch at

Tech School, Wellington St. SSM

Lunch catered by Santini’s Restaurant

2:30 p.m.  ½ hour tour of Outspoken Brewery, Queen Street.  Two tours may be necessary depending on numbers.  While waiting, beer patio will be open for you to drink a cool one.

Cost: $15(?)

Members are asked to bring gently used summer clothes for women at Phoenix Rising

Renew membership.

Information re our Interest Groups is located in the newsletter.

Current Newsletter

Archived Newsletters


Honouring exceptional contributions to our branch

2006      Marg Snider

2007      Shirley Kent

2008      Martha Summers

2009      Glenis Johnstone

2010       Ruth Juhola

2011       Marny Pollard/Alice Ward

2012      Ruby Vaughan

2013      Nancy Konzuk

2014      Joyce Ratz

2015      Marlene Falls/Carol Neave

2016     Verna Lapish

2017   Muriel Hornby/Kathy Greening


CASS $200 scholarship:  Kayla Bishop

$100 Book Board:  Iron Bridge Library

$200 Literacy Award: Echo Bay School

$200 Literacy Award: Arthur Henderson Public School

$125 from Provincial:  ARCH

$ 30  Holly Wicket of Tumaini Afrika