Morn­ing tea to cel­e­brate In­ter­na­tional Women’s Day

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Con­nect­ing Com­mu­nity for Kids will be host­ing a morn­ing tea to cel­e­brate In­ter­na­tional Women’s Day.

The free event on March 8 is open to all women in the com­mu­nity, who are in­vited to share their ex­pe­ri­ences, meet like- minded women and hear from in­spir­ing panel mem­bers on how they are work­ing to find a bet­ter bal­ance. The theme for the 2019 cam­paign is Bal­ance for Bet­ter, with panel mem­bers to in­clude South Coastal Women’s Health chief ex­ec­u­tive Pen­ney Webb and Kwinana Early Years Ser­vices chief ex­ec­u­tive An­nette Har­wood to cel­e­brate women’s voices and be­long­ing.

Con­nect­ing Com­mu­nity for Kids part­ner­ship di­rec­tor Jane Miller said through com­mu­nity en­gage­ment, the or­gan­i­sa­tion had worked with highly mo­ti­vated and in­spi­ra­tional women who, de­spite bar­ri­ers such as lan­guage, had striven to achieve their goals and make a dif­fer­ence to the com­mu­nity. “In­ter­na­tional Women’s Day acts as a plat­form to cel­e­brate and ac­knowl­edge these women, as well as in­spire and em­power oth­ers,” she said. The morn­ing tea is on Fri­day, March 8 from 10am- 2pm in Ken Jack­man Hall at Dar­ius Wells Re­source Cen­tre, Chisham Av­enue and Rob­bos Place, Kwinana.

Creche fa­cil­i­ties are avail­able and at­ten­dees are asked to bring a plate of food to share and a pho­to­graph of a woman in­spir­ing to them. RSVP via try­book­ing. com/ BASLL.

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