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International Women's Day celebrations kick off March 8 at Nambucca Senior Citizens Centre

EQUAL WORLD: Keynote speaker Molly Langley with the Fiji Project participants. Photo: supplied.
EQUAL WORLD: Keynote speaker Molly Langley with the Fiji Project participants. Photo: supplied.

Nambucca Senior Citizens Centre is gearing up for International Women's Day on Sunday, March 8.

This year's event, the third year run consecutively by the current team, highlights the theme, "An Equal World is an Enabled World".

Molly Langley, Nambucca Shire 2018 Young Citizen of the Year, is the keynote speaker. Molly is known for her Fiji Project which is an international aid initiative that she has been coordinating for the past five years.

The project strives to ensure underprivileged children living in rural Fijian villages can access education without barriers.

Her most recent project, Nalu Tours, gives an educational experience to Australian students by volunteering in Fijian schools and orphanages.

"I hope by speaking on this important day I can share my passion for identifying the needs of young women and providing resources to improve their quality of life," Molly said.

The event will also feature "Heart and Soul", an acoustic musical duo of Jenny Dayman and Joy Woodroofe. Welcome to Country will be presented by Luwarna Cohen-Siemsen from Nambucca High School.

There will be a buffet afternoon tea to suit all tastes and requirements.

Organiser Beverly Gibbs said, "We revel in joining women worldwide in celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women, right here in the Nambucca Valley."

Tickets for the event can be purchased at Hello World Travel in Nambucca Heads or by phoning 6568 8883. It will be held at Nambucca Senior Citizens Centre, 11 Kent Street, Nambucca Heads from 1pm to 3pm on Sunday, March 8.

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