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The Saturna Women’s Service Club (SWSC) started out as the Saturna Women’s Institute and was incorporated on October 21, 1933. By the early '40s the club had become more service oriented and the name was changed to better reflect their mandate. The club provides support to the community of Saturna Island as a whole and to individuals when other organizations are unable.
There has always been a very large social aspect to the club. In the beginning, the ladies would meet each month at someone’s home in the evenings or at the community hall in the afternoon. They enjoyed tea and sweets together and discussed where their funds would be spent in the community. Activities undertaken in the early years included card parties, singing as a…
Saturna Island Heritage Archive
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This archive was created by the Saturna Island Heritage Centre, located at the Fog Alarm building on East Point. We are open from May to September during the day. Please check saturnaheritage.ca for up-to-date hours of operation. If you have any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that the Heritage Centre at the FAB no longer has a phone line. The listings in the Saturna phone book are no longer useful. Sorry for any inconvenience. You can still reach us by email or on our Facebook (Saturna Heritage Centre), Instagram (@Saturnaheritage) and other media.