The Department of Counselling Services’ Family Resource Centre (FRC) celebrates the achievements of women and calls for greater equality, in its annual observance of Honouring Women Month # PressforProgress, throughout March. The Honouring Women Month events schedule includes:
■ Thursday, 1 March and Friday, 2 March – Four separate, three hour-long free Gender Violence Prevention Leadership training sessions by leading gender rights advocate Dr. Jackson Katz PhD at the Marriott Hotel, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. Daily registration is required prior to event.
■ Thursday, 8 March – International Women’s Day – Canvas and Mocktails at Art Nest, 7.30 p.m. – 9 p.m., $38 incl. refreshments
■ Friday, 17 (Kaibo) and Saturday, 18 March (Smiths Cove, South Sound) – Colour Me Purple 5K Run/Walk., Cost $25. Fundraiser for local youth and women’s initiatives
■ Sunday, 25 March – Honouring Women Month church service, John Gray Memorial Church, West Bay, 10 a.m.
For registration and more information, call the FRC on 949-0006 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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