There was a great turnout at the Stormont-Dundas District Women’s Institute annual meeting held on Wed., May 24 at the Nelson Laprade Centre in Chesterville. The Women’s Institute (W.I.) has a history dating back to Feb. 19, 1897, when the first W.I. Branch was formed in Stoney Creek, and continues to work together for home and country. Front row: Wendy Hoople, Maryke DeJong, Dianne Moffat, Betty Wheeler, Lynne Gilmour and Doreen Henderson. Back row: SDSG MP Eric Duncan, North Stormont Mayor François Landry, United Counties SDG Warden and North Dundas Mayor Tony Fraser and SDSG MPP Nolan Quinn. Thompson Goddard Photo