International Women’s Day

Join us Friday, March 8th 

For International Women’s Day 2019, we’re asking you to #BalanceForBetter.
Call on the masses and call on yourself to help forge a better working world – a more gender inclusive world.

The Women & Children’s Shelter invites you to join us for a day packed with events to celebrate women:

Flag Raising

IWD Flag Raising

Empowerment Luncheon

Ticket information: $50/ticket, available for purchase at
Sponsorship opportunities and vendor tables available. contact for more information
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Rally & March

Time: Rally 4:30pm • March 5:30pm
Location: Barrie City Hall • Downtown Barrie

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Post Rally Celebration @ Grilled Cheese Social Eatery

Time: 6:30pm
Location: Grilled Cheese Social Eatery, 53 Dunlop St E
Details: Stop in for a grilled cheese on-the-house and gather with fellow marchers for a post-rally social

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International Women’s Day (IWD) was established in 1909 and has become a yearly event that recognizes and celebrates the achievements, contributions, and resilience of women throughout the world.  Annually on March 8, thousands of events are held throughout the world. A global web of rich and diverse local activity connects women and ranges from political rallies, business conferences, government activities, and networking events through to local women’s craft markets, theatric performances, fashion parades, and more.

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