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District Service Bulletin (DSB)

A District publication that includes information from your District Board and District Chairs, details of upcoming District Events, and updates from the Altrusa Clubs in your area.

Latest District Fifteen DSB

Altrusa Compass

An International publication that includes information from your International Board and International Chairs, updates from the International Office, and details of International Convention.

Latest Altrusa Compass

Conference Information

Keynote Speakers

BRR Briefing

Conference Programme

Conference Timetable

BRR for consideration

Conference Report 2023

Financial Statement

Videos of District Fifteen Conference 2023

Day 1

Opening Ceremony, Banner Parade, Speaker Dr Tawa Hunter

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Day 2 Morning

District Officer Reports, Greetings from International, BRR

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Day 2 Afternoon

Speaker Justice Kiri Tahana, Zoom Workshop

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Day 3

Memorial Service, Speaker Lynley Allison, Biennium Launch

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Award Winners

Award Winners

Letha H Brown

Literacy Award

1st place
Altrusa International of Timaru

Pack a Pencil Case

Helping to alleviate some financial stress for families, as well as supporting students' literacy development at school or home was the goal of our club's Pack a Pencil Case Project. 200 colourful and fun patterned pencil cases were sewn by members and local community members and were then filled with a variety of stationery items. Two successful fundraisers, generous community folk and discounts from local businesses covered the cost of the stationery and zips. Nine local schools and 4 support agencies gratefully accepted the pencil cases to distribute at their discretion.

Mamie L Bass

Service Award

1st place

Altrusa International of Ashburton

Remnants Revitalised

The Altrusa Club of Ashburton considered what to do with many leftover fabrics from their Fabric Bazaar. After requests from the local schools, the community and the neo natal unit in Christchurch, the service committee planned 4 sewing days. One for Days for Girls, one to organise the Cuddle Hearts for premature babies, one to sew curtains for the Presbyterian Support curtain bannk and another day to complete small sanitary bags for schools.

Nina Fay Calhoun

International Relations Award

Recognition Certificates Presented to

Altrusa International of Invercargill and Timaru

International Convention

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