PEC Women’s Institute celebrates long history in community with $20K donation

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Two of Prince Edward County’s most ambitious on-going fundraising efforts received a boost from the Prince Edward District Women Institute as it celebrated Women’s Institute Day.

The Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation and Prince Edward County Public Library each received $10,000 for their causes, at a presentation held at the Bloomfield Town Hall.

For the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation, $5,000 went to the working and equipment fund, with a $5,000 pledge toward the hospital once the hospital receives the go-ahead, to go ahead, said Wilma de Wolde, president, Prince Edward District Women’s Institute.

The Prince Edward County Library donation included $5,000 for the Picton branch library expansion fund, with $5,000 to be dispersed among the remaining branches in the County.

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