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Board of Directors, 2022-2023

President: Kris Stevens
Past C0President: Shirley Loyer
Past President: Diane Bradley
Vice President:  Vacant
Treasurer: Lynda Homeniuk
Recording Secretary: Diane Brecht

Directors

Corresponding Secretary: Nancy Inwood

Janette Carroll
Joanne Gamble
Barbara Gardiner
Gail McGregor
Noella Houle

Standing Committees

Membership/Placement:  Janette Carroll
Social Convenor: Officers
Finance Convenor:  Lynda Homeniuk
Nominating Convenor:  Janette Carroll
By-Laws Convenor:  Diane Brecht
Historian:  Lynda Homeniuk
Public Relations/Newsletter:  Noella Houle
Research Convenor:  Joanne Gamble
Facebook:  Diane Bradley
Website Convenor:  Kris Stevens

Fundraising Committees

50/50:  Lynda Homeniuk
Bingo:  Gail McGregor
Women Of Excellence:  Shirley Loyer

Service Projects

Emergency Lunch Box Programme:  Barbara Gardiner
Queen Elizabeth Breakfast Programme:  Edwinna Rawling

Charitable # 13190-9459-RR0001


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History

In 1935, the Brightside Club, formed in Chatham in the early 1920’s joined the Affiliated May Court Clubs of Canada, which in 1965 became the Associated May Court Clubs of Canada.  The May Court Club of Chatham recently celebrated its 80th Anniversary. During those 80 years the May Court Club of Chatham has been involved in many worthwhile projects supporting women and children in the community.

  • Chatham May Court Day Nursery opened in 1969
  • “Kids on the Block”, volunteers performed with the help of life-size puppets to assist children to better understand those with emotional and physical problems.
  • Children’s Community Choir started in 1989 allowed children to develop musical skills and talents.
  • Bargain Box, staffed by volunteers operated from 1950 to 1993
  • Fundraising projects over the years include: Fantasy Christmas Tree Raffle, Parade of Ponds, Home Tour, Geranium Flower Sale, Painted House