red ornament in the snowThe faculty association’s winter solstice celebration is set for Thursday, Dec. 12.

Faculty association to host midwinter celebration

The Windsor University Faculty Association’s winter solstice celebration will run 3:30 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 12, at Kerr House, 366 Sunset Ave.

RSVP by Dec. 6 to the faculty association office, 519-253-3000, ext. 3365, or email

The association’s Status of Women, Diversity and Equity Action Committee is collecting donations for the Welcome Centre Shelter for Women. Drop off contributions at the Faculty Association office, weekdays through Dec. 13.

Items currently in high demand include household cleaning products and laundry detergent, facial and bathroom tissue, school snacks and juice boxes, bus tickets and adhesive bandages, diapers and baby formula, feminine hygiene products and toiletries, as well as clothing: new socks and underwear, gently-used warm winter apparel, pyjamas, and shoes.

Monetary donations are always appreciated; cheques can be made payable to “the Welcome Centre.”