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100th Anniversary Video

The CFUW is looking for clubs to submit any media or links to videos of their clubs in action in their community from the last 3 years. Do you have footage from a club event? Were you featured in your local news? Was someone from your club interviewed? Please send it to Jenna Smith at cfuwgen@rogers.com by May 7th.

February Speaker

RECAP Art Forgery

Top art forgers can make hundreds of thousands of dollars for one phony painting. Yet even the best can be tripped up by  silly mistakes such as misspelling the real artist’s name. These are some of the fascinating facts we learned from our February speaker, Douglas Purdon, an expert on art forgery.  Forgery is hard work and can be expensive; nonetheless, Purdon stressed a number of times that forgery is a crime.