Hello Everyone!

Attendance: Lisanne, Matt, Sarah Jane, Amanda, Katie, Christine, and Trina
Absent: Celine and Jami

Booby Cookies + Cupcakes
Will be sold in the Education Centre Hallway
Tuesday, Sept. 28th + Wednesday, Sept. 29th
No set price tags. Will take donations

If you can bake, help us out by making booby cookies or cupcakes.
For health and safety reasons, they must all be wrapped individually for sale.
(Amanda and Michelle have already said they'd make cupcakes, and Christine and Lisanne will be making cookies.)

Funds received being donated to the CIBC Run for the Cure happening Sunday, October 3rd, 2010 at the North Bay Waterfront.
9:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Final Registration/Donation Drop-off
10:00 a.m. Opening Ceremonies
10:40 a.m. Warm-up
11:00 a.m. Start of Run/Walk 5k and 1k
12:00 p.m. Awards Celebration

Please attend if you're interested in participating or donating.
If you'd like to volounteer at the event, sign up online at https://web.volunteer2.com/Public/Signup/SignupDecide.aspx?OrganizationGUID=3377883b-457e-4353-875b-e31f3b7778bd&VolunteerCenterGUID=&VolunteerCenterReferralTypeID=&AppForm=1
or contact: 474-8900x.454  mgainforth@cbcfrun.org

7th Annual Bonfield Women's Convention
Happening Wednesday, Sept. 29th.
See attachment for all the information!

Sexual Safety Event

Looking at the possibility of it being held in November.

Looking at sexual safety presentation by Trina Prince and Passion Party representative.
Funds raised would be going to Amelia Rising

Vagina Monologues

Will be happening this year.
The Wall has already shown support and will be hosting 1 showing (possibly all 3) during IWW in March.

Next Meeting
- Office Hours
- a quick look at the Calendar & Budget
- T-shirts (discuss options)
- Subcommittees
(Join a committee if you're interested in helping out with White Ribbon Campaign, Vagina Monologues, Event setups, Posters & Billboards, or if you're looking at organizing a new event on campus. Sheets will be placed on the inside/back of the WC door.)
looking into Childcare options at Nip/Can
- Our Voice

- Meet & Greet
- Women and HIV Conference in Sudbury (October)
- Stop Being Dependant (Sponsorship/Fundraising)

- Women's Worlds Conference in Ottawa (Women's Worlds is a global feminist conference and it is being held in Canada for the very first time. Please visit the website and consider attending if you can afford it. http://www.womensworlds.ca/ Low-waged and student rate is $100 if you register before March 1, 2011.)

Remember, you can always check out the website for up-to-date information on our events and for further information!  http://www.nipissingu.ca/womenscentre
Hello One and All!

We hope you've had a fantastic summer and are looking forward to the academic year. We know we are!
The Nipissing University Women's Centre (N.U.W.C.) would like to take this opportunity to welcome you back (or welcome you for the first time) to the N.U.W.C., to Nipissing University, and to North Bay.

If you don't already know, the N.U.W.C. is an organization on campus with the main objectives of:

  • providing a welcoming, safe, and positive space on Nipissing University's campus;
  • heightening awareness of gendered inequality issues both on campus and within the community of North Bay; 
  • organizing and coordinating events and campaigns that highlight gender equality and social justice issues with priority going to women’s issues;
  • continuing to actively work towards attaining gender equality; 
  • providing Members with a diverse resource centre and;
  • refering Members to appropriate resources whenever possible.
If you'd like to get involved/ to continue to be involved, make sure you remain a member on this mailing list. That way you'll receive all of our Meeting Minutes and stay up-to-date with everything going on. (However, if you no longer wish to receive e-mails from the N.U.W.C, please message us your desire to be removed from this mailing list.) You can also attend our weekly meetings. For the Fall semester, meetings are being held on Mondays (starting Sept. 20th) at 10:15am in A244a (right beside the Treehouse Lounge). Help us plan events or volunteer your time whenever possible. If that's not enough, you can also join us on Facebook at the 'Nipissing University Women's Centre' group page, submit something creative for our newsletter the Our Voice, donate resources to our very own Library, or just drop by A244a at any time!

For any additional information:
Send us an e-mail at nuwomenscentre@hotmail.com
Check out our website at http://www.nipissingu.ca/womenscentre (Make sure you check out the Calendar for our listing of events.)
or Drop by our office A244a (right beside the Treehouse Lounge)

We hope to see you all soon!