Know a woman who inspires you?

The Hope and Area Transition Society (HATS) is looking to honour them at their March 8, International Women’s Day event.

Do you know a woman who has been inspirational in your life, in the community?The Hope and Area Transition Society (HATS) is looking to honour them at their March 8, International Women’s Day event.“It is about the celebration of women through the ages,” says Maureen Kehler, who is assisting Cheryl Lacey, of HATS, in organizing the event.In the morning, the forty to fifty invitees will work as one to identify what accomplishments women have achieved and to identify what issues women still face, said Kehler.In the afternoon, the group will join together to honour women who have been nominated by the public, whether for being a positive influence on others, their family or their community.Any woman who has been a mentor to someone, or that has done something for the entire community, can be nominated, adds Kehler. “Or maybe they have made big strides in their own lives? It’s about honouring the effort.”All of the nominees will be invited to the March 8th event, along with the person who nominated them for recognition.To nominate someone you know send an email to

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