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Monday, March 11, 2019

Women's Day Event a Success

Port Elgin | by Ken Hashizume  

Over $3,000 was raised for Women's House; Woman of Distinction winners were announced.

The Business to Bruce International Women's Day event was a huge success.

It was a sold-out crowd at the Lakeshore Recreation Centre in Port Elgin on Thursday night.

$3,015 was raised for Women's House serving Bruce and Grey through ticket sales, live and silent auctions, and trivia games.

The Woman of Distinction and Young Woman of Distinction Awards were handed out that evening.

Lea-Anne Roche won the Woman of Distinction for her work with high-risk students.

Laura Schierz took home the Young Woman of Distinction honours for her work in promoting awareness of sexual violence and creating a voice for women.


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