Women in business will be a focus of a Moira Shire Council International Women’s Day celebration next month.February 22, 2013 4:00am
Women in business will be a focus of a Moira Shire Council International Women’s Day celebration next month.
International Women’s Day is celebrated around the world and across the country as an opportunity to acknowledge the contributions women make.
A celebration will be at Numurkah Multi-Purpose Building on Friday, March 8 from 9.30
Main guest speaker is Numurkah District Health chief Jacque Phillips, who will talk about her role and dealing with the day-to-day pressures of being a woman in leadership.
The Woman and Young Woman of the Year Award winners will be recognised. Nominations close on Monday.
‘‘We have so many inspirational women within our community who have achieved amazing things,’’ Deputy Mayor Wendy Buck said.
‘‘International Women’s Day is an important opportunity to recognise and celebrate these achievements, while also acknowledging the bigger picture contribution women can make in positions of power.’’
Buses will be provided for people wanting to attend the brunch.
A bus will leave Yarrawonga Town Hall at 8.30
Due to the high demand of this event, organisations and groups are restricted to one table.
Shepparton Swans and Benalla both had altered coaching panels for the Goulburn Valley Football League grand final rematch on Saturday.
The Mulwala Lions had satisfying and hard fought win, in difficult conditions, against last year’s grand finalists at Lonsdale Reserve on Saturday.
The second annual Bonnie and Clyde Rods, Rats and Rides Festival fired up at Tatura Park at the weekend (April 11-12), drawing thousands of petrol heads and rockabilly music lovers to Tatura.
As part of Lyme Disease Awareness Month in May, the Riverine Herald will shed light on the debilitating, yet controversial, illness through the eyes of those fighting it.
Lockington Vintage Tractor and Stationary Engine Rally is on for the 18th time this weekend and there is something for everyone.
Kyabram and District Sportstar of the Year nominations finalised
Three local clubs get together at Kings Park.
Tributes flow for Finley's inspiring mother, friend and farming advocate Jennifer Hawkins
A visit by Coliban Water to Heathcote last week provided residents with a chance to quiz staff about water and sewer services.
A new book, Men from the River Bends, honours Cobram-Barooga and district soldiers who paid the ultimate sacrifice after enlisting in World War 1.
Deniliquin bowler Dennis O'Keefe lost 25-19 in his bid for a quarter-final spot in the Victorian Singles Championships this week.
Widespread rain late last week and on Saturday put a smile on the faces of farmers preparing to sow crops or waiting for weeds to emerge on early-sown rye-grass.
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