International Women’s Day celebration in Chesley

Join Women’s House Serving Bruce and Grey, and Bruce County’s Business to Bruce, for a do-not-miss International Women’s Day event – Count Her in: Accelerating Gender Equality Through Economic Empowerment on Thursday, March 7, 2024, from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM at the Klages Mill and Garden in Chesley.

Enjoy an incredible night of inspiring stories, paired with networking, refreshments and hearty appetizers. At this event, hear from distinguished TED Talk & global keynote speaker Sarah Baldeo, who has a passion for sharing her knowledge and inspiring others to practice integrity and accountability. Sarah will be speaking on How to Use Technology to Drive Revenue for Your Small Business. During the evening guests will also hear from Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Advocate and Lawyer Andrea Clarke, while the evening will be moderated by community influencer Spicy Jan, from Tasty Road Trips Inc.

“Bruce County is proud to continue our partnership with Women’s House Serving Bruce & Grey to host this event for the 6th year. When we can highlight and showcase local entrepreneurs that are changemakers in our community, while also supporting an organization that protects some of the most vulnerable members of our community, it results in positive outcomes for all involved” says Chris Peabody, Bruce County Warden.

Tickets are $50 per seat and can be purchased until March 6th at noon. Tables of eight can be reserved by emailing If you are interested in donating but unable to attend, you can donate directly to Women’s House Serving Bruce and Grey.

“We’re thankful for the continued support of our sponsors and the generosity of the community. Last year’s event was a huge success, and we hope the 6th annual International Women’s Day event will be as well. This generosity allows us to be part of important initiatives that give back to the businesses and assist the women in our community,” comments Candice McQuade, community relations & fund developer.

In addition, an online auction, with funds raised going directly to Women’s House Serving Bruce & Grey, will be held and recipients of the annual Women’s House Woman of Distinction award will be presented at the event.

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