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Abercrombie Women's Institute

Record #: PCO0023
Last Modified: 15 Aug 2017
Last Full Update: 21 Nov 2014


Located In New Glasgow
Where To Find Us
New Glasgow, NS
Areas Served Pictou County


Phone 902-752-1866
Mailing Address Box 4 
RR 3, Site 1 
New Glasgow, NS B2H 5C6

Description & Services

Information The Women's Institutes of Nova Scotia continue to provide opportunities to enhance the quality of life, through education and personal development, allowing us to meet the changing needs of our local and global communities. 
"Learning, sharing and improving the quality of life for all." 
Aims & Objectives 
-To help women acquire knowledge and skills needed to meet the demands of life in the 21st century, including food and nutrition, education, consumer awareness, environmental issues, balancing family and working life; 
-To encourage and assist women to become aware of issues affecting them; 
-To discover, develop and train potential leaders; 
-To encourage good citizenship through informative and stimulating programs and projects; 
-To preserve traditional arts and crafts and to encourage learning of new skills; 
-To foster concern and cooperation among women for the betterment of home and country and the world-wide community. 
-These objectives are accomplished through programs, projects, information exchanges, leadership training courses, national and international affiliations, submissions to all levels of government, and service on boards and agencies--all with an effort to promote and improve the role of women in our society.