In Celebration of International Women’s Day, Voices & Visions is Hosting its First Annual International Women’s Day Conference in Halton

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City and Regional Councillor, Joan Lougheed Co-Chairs the Voices & Visions Committee and stated, Â?The committee members are a group of dedicated volunteers who are organizing this conference for women and men to share their voices, visions and to exchange information to enrich their lives. IÂ?m impressed with the enthusiasm of the committeeÂ?. They recruited fabulous speakers for our sessions along with keynote speaker, Angela Jackson.Â?

In celebration of International Women’s Day, Voices & Visions is hosting its First Annual International Women’s Day Conference in Halton on Saturday, March 5, 2005 at the Halton Region Administration Building, 1151 Bronte Road, Oakville.

International Women’s Day is celebrated around the world every year on March 8. This day is an opportunity to reflect and celebrate ordinary women as makers of history. A variety of events are held around the world to celebrate the achievements for women's equality.

City and Regional Councillor, Joan Lougheed Co-Chairs the Voices & Visions Committee and stated, “The committee members are a group of dedicated volunteers who are organizing this conference for women and men to share their voices, visions and to exchange information to enrich their lives. I’m impressed with the enthusiasm of the committee”. They recruited fabulous speakers for our sessions along with keynote speaker, Angela Jackson.”

Angela Jackson is a best selling author, successful speaker and life coach. Ms Jackson is a graduate of York University and the University of Toronto and has been featured on CBS’s Geraldo, CBC’s Venture, Body Break, Benmurgi Live, Real Life TV and in several leading publications. She is committed to helping people improve their quality of life.

The one-day event will include various seminars, exhibits, vendors and free mini spa treatments. The cost of the conference is only $25, which includes lunch.

For more information about Voices & Vision’s International Women’s Day Conference, please call Helen Lomax, Co-Chair, at (519) 853-3809 or Joan Lougheed, Co-Chair, at 905-335-7600, ext. 7588, or e-mail info@voicesandvisions.ca or log onto the website at http://www.voicesandvisions.ca.

For national information about International Women’s Day, take the following link to the Government Of Canada’s website: http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca/dates/iwd/cover_web_e.html

Media Contact:    

Joan Lougheed, City & Regional Councillor

The Corporation of the City of Burlington    

Telephone: 905-335-7600, ext. 7588

Fax: 905-335-7881

E-mail: lougheedj@burlington.ca

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