BIS Winter Lecture Series: “A Force to be Reckoned With—A Brief Look at How Women Shaped PEI Over the Last Three Centuries”
The Benevolent Irish Society’s 2024 Winter Lecture Series, “Diversity and Reconciliation,” will be feature guest lecturers on select Monday evenings this month at the Irish Cultural Centre. All lectures will begin at 7 pm. Author Teresa Redmond will present “A Force to be Reckoned With—A Brief Look at How Women Shaped PEI Over the Last Three Centuries” on January 15. Betty Begg, founder and president of Gifts from the Heart, will present “Over the Years—the Face of Poverty on PEI” on January 22. Julie Pellisier-Lush, actress, Mi’kmaq storyteller, and former poet laureate for PEI, will present “The Story of the Seven Generations of Women in My Family”on January 29. Admission by donation.