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Friend of Women's Institute

  • A plaque is awarded to a volunteer supporting the work of PEIWI
  • Prior to the Provincial convention, nominations are approved by the Provincial Board of Directors and presented at the annual convention.

Troy Glydon was the winner in 2019. Troy was instrumental in providing laptops and computers to branch mmembers across PEI.

Merie Surkan was the winner of the 2018 Friend of WI Award.  She accepted her award at the Provincial Convention held in May, 2018.

Bobby Mitchell, one of two winners for the 2017 Friend of WI Award, was received from President Doreen Wall in 2017 during the WI Awards Ceremony during Old Home Week.

2017 Winners - Bobby Mitchell and Forrest Beaton
2016 Winner - Elmer MacDonald
2015 Winner - Keith MacKinnon
2014 Winner - David Cole
2013 Winner - George Doughart
2012 Winner - Karen Craig

2013 Winner - George Doughart (right), author of the WI Centennial historical book Recognizing, Reflecting, Responding - A history of the Federated Women's Institute of Prince Edward Island.
Ellen Cudmore (Book Launch Chair)

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