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INTERNATIONAL WOMENS DAY CELEBRATIONS BY THE FRASER COAST REGIONAL COUNCIL

March 3rd, 2011

MEDIA RELEASE
24 February 2011
International Women’s Day morning tea


The Fraser Coast is now on the map of centres joining the National Rural Women’s Coalition to celebrate the centenary of International Women’s Day on Tuesday, 8 March 2011.
The National Rural Women’s Coalition has invited women across the country to join them at a Morning Tea and Interactive Webinar with ABC radio and television host, Geraldine Doogue.
The morning teas will be linked together by webcams.
Fraser Coast Regional Councillor Belinda McNeven has enthusiastically taken up the charge to celebrate.
“This is a fantastic opportunity for Women of the Fraser Coast to meet in Maryborough and hear from Geraldine Doogue as well as other women from across Australia. International Women’s Day is all about working together – we are looking forward to the women of the Fraser Coast sharing their stories.”
The morning tea will connect women across the country to provide a unique opportunity for women in rural, regional and remote areas to network and learn about the National Rural Women’s Coalition’s latest initiative – the National Rural Women’s Network.
Belinda said that it was fantastic to have an event of this calibre being organised on our doorstep and congratulated the National Rural Women’s Network on the great work they do.
Cr McNeven said “It’s great to see Maryborough on the map with the other areas across Australia that are joining in the morning tea.” Those locations can be seen at
http://www.nrwc.com.au/events/iwd-council-locations/
The Fraser Coast morning tea and Interactive Webinar will be held at the Brolga Theatre in Maryborough on International Women’s Day, Tuesday, 8 March 2011 from 10am to 11.30am.
Bookings are essential as space limitations limit the venue to 50 participants.
The register contact Toni Souvlis on 4197 4458 or Kellie McElligott on 4190 5747 by Thursday, 3 March.

Received & published by Henry Sapiecha

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