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Oxford County Celebrates International Women's Day Seeks Nominations for Local Outstanding Women

Woodstock, ON, Monday, February 4 2019 - Oxford County Celebrates International Women's Day is calling for nominations for their annual AppreSHEation Award. This award will be presented at their event on Friday March 8, which begins at 11:00 AM.

The AppreSHEation Award recognizes local women who have made a contribution to the community through unpaid work. This can include any of the following:

Taken on the role of a community leader through volunteering efforts that has made, or is making, a difference to women in the community. Examples include: running a community mom's group, youth or women's group.

Goes above and beyond her work specifications to make a difference in women's lives in the community

Has made a significant difference in her own life that has positively impacted other women in the community

Has led an advocacy campaign that has influenced positive change for women in the community

Is a positive role model, making a difference to women in the community through her enthusiasm, inspiration, empowerment, and leading of change

Helps to create safe places and spaces for women; works towards helping women strengthen their sense of belonging in the community

The AppreSHEation Award has been presented to Survivors Voices, the Zonta Club of Woodstock, Elizabeth Mayberry, Tracey Kaiman, Mary Anne Silverthorn, the Oxford District Women's Institute, Allison Henkell, Jenilee Cook, Shelley Green. Last year, Linda Smith and Nicole Zinn-Shadenberg were recognized.

Nominations are due by February 14, 2019. The AppreSHEation Award Nomination form can be found online at http://www.heartfm.ca/

Oxford County Celebrates International Women's Day on Friday, March 8 at Oxford Auditorium from 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM. There will be a free chili lunch, local vendors, artisans, and organizations on hand with interactive activities.

To commemorate the 10th year of the event, guests will enjoy a live performance by The Anti Delicates. The band is comprised of three talented local women from Oxford County. The unique musical tastes of Madison Durie, Amanda Underhill and Sarah Wade are sure to touch the hearts of everyone when they perform.


Last Updated: Monday, 04 February 2019 16:53:43 PM EST

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