Presidentt: Marcia Smellie
Chloe Callender Scholarship Award
see application below
The Chloe Callender Awards honour a life time of contribution and achievement. An educator, community and development worker, and leadership trainer, Ms. Callender has promoted positive Ethnocultural relations, through networks of friendship and social action. She was the first regional President of the Congress of Black Women and its Ontario President for two terms. Co founder K-W Caribbean – Canadian Cultural Association (now CCAWR) The recipient of many prestigious national, provincial, and regional awards, Ms. Callender continues to serve on various boards in Waterloo Region.
The 2019 Application can be found below.
18th Annual Awards of Excellence Brunch
September 22, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.
PLEASE NOTE NEW LOCATION
Sunbridge Hotel and Conference Centre
30 Fairway Road South, Kitchener, ON
ADDITIONAL DETAILS ON
Regular Annual Events
The Ladies’ Tea – an annual event held in June at the Green Gables Guest House in Kitchener.
The Annual Awards of Excellence Brunch in conjunction with the CCAWR. Several scholarships are awarded to Black students who are pursuing Post Secondary education in Canada.
Other events include participation in the Multicultural Festival, the Link Picnic, Afro Fest and Black History Month Celebrations.
The Waterloo Chapter was formed in August 1988 at the home of Veronica Norris –Lue. Twelve women formed the chapter; the first local President was Chloë Callender.
Mission – through programs of education and service, seeks to motivate Black women and their families to participate in and contribute to the life of the communities in which they live.
Membership – open to all Black women over 16 years of age. There is an annual membership fee of $30.00. Monthly meetings are held from September to June.
Partnerships – The Waterloo chapter partners with several local community organizations which have similar mandates:
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