The annual Canadian Federation of University Women book sale is taking place later this month - NEWS file photo

35th anniversary book sale around the corner at Morningstar

Event goes Oct. 25-27; CFUW raising money for scholarship program

The Canadian Federation of University Women Parksville-Qualicum Beach will stage their 35th annual book sale on Oct. 25-27 at the Morningstar Golf Club Pavillion.

CFUW recently celebrated 100 years as a national organization. Its primary purpose is to actively promote equality, education, education and opportunities for women and girls locally, nationally and internationally.

Since 1919, examples of CFUW’s advocacy work include: committee on penal reform, advocating for equal pay for equal work, the Royal Commission on the Status of Women, gun control and more. CFUW PQ uses its scholarship and bursary fund to promote post-secondary educational opportunities for local students in School District 69.

READ MORE: CFUW awards scholarships, bursaries

They’re still accepting donations of gently used and current books, which can be dropped off at a book bin outside of Parksville’s Save-On-Foods.

The prices of the books at the popular event will range from $2 to $8, with proceeds going towards CFUW PQ’s scholorship program, as well as regional and global educational projects. A wide selection of genres will be available for purchase.

The sale will occur on Oct. 25 and Oct. 26 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Oct. 27 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 525 Lowrys Rd.

cloe.logan@pqbnews.com

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