International Women’s Day celebrated with dinner

The Women’s Contact Society is celebrating International Women’s Day with a dinner and business fair at TRU on Friday, March 9.

The Women’s Contact Society is celebrating International Women’s Day with a dinner and business fair at TRU on Friday, March 9.

The business fair starts at 5 p.m. and the dinner follows at 6 p.m. with entertainment to follow.

The actual International Women’s Day is on March 8 when millions of women and men around the world celebrate and reflect on the progress made to advance women’s equality, to assess the challenges facing women in contemporary society and to consider future steps to enhance the status of women and, of course, to celebrate the gains made in these areas.

Women on all continents often divided by ethnic, linguistic, cultural, economic and political differences come together to celebrate International Women’s Day.

It is a celebration of ordinary women as makers of history. Rallies, marches, fairs, receptions, shows, films and debates are held around the world to celebrate the achievements for women’s equality.

Tickets are $25 and available at the Women’s Contact Society. Seating is limited.