Millions of mothers between 40 and 60 years old are about to face childless households for the first time in decades. For some women, it can be a lonely time but for the vast majority, it’s a journey of joy and discovery. Research results have revealed why some mothers thrive and others do not. It can be broken down into three stages: grief, relief, and joy. If a woman makes it through the final stage, friendships blossom, work thrives and she develops a renewed sense of confidence and well-being. For most mothers, this next stage of life is one to look forward to. Today, research is confirming that the ‘empty nest’ syndrome isn’t so empty after all.
For ‘empty nesters’ the May Court Club of Oakville is a great way to cultivate friendships through volunteer opportunities and social activities. To use/share valuable skills you may have acquired in your career by serving on committees or as a board member can provide a great sense of purpose.
The May Court Club of Oakville, a registered charity, is a volunteer women’s organization providing service and funds to charitable organizations throughout the Halton Region. The Club’s mission is to help the most vulnerable women, children, seniors and those with physical and mental challenges. Over the years, the Club has raised over $3.5 million for the community.
The May Court Club of Oakville. established in 1956 has over 240 members and there are nine other May Court Clubs in Ontario.
On the fundraising side, it operates the May Court Nearly New Shop on Kerr Street, which is a major source of funds for the Club.
The May Court Club of Oakville welcomes women interested in learning more about how they can help their community and make new friendships to register for the Membership Information Session taking place on April 11th from 1–3PM at the Oakville Golf Club (1154 Sixth Line, Oakville).
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