LOCAL WOMEN GATHER FOR 'CELEBRATING THE POWER OF WOMEN' 3/8/2018 3:55:33 PM
Today is International Women's Day. One of the many events that took place was a day long seminar called Celebrating the Power of Women. Laura Hunter is a member of EVA - End Violence Against Women - a group from Renfrew County, and she explains why it's important to celebrate today.
One of the speakers at today's event was Michelle Landsberg, a journalist with over 50 years experience who is also recognized as one of the first women in the field to call out sexual harrassment. She too believes today is one that needs to be recognized and celebrated.
There was a morning speech from comedian and author Susan Stewart, painting, hand drumming, yoga and mala bracelet making.