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
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
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.