International Women's Day – Get On Board!

Hundreds of people will gather at Mornington Racecourse on March 8 to celebrate International Women's Day and you can be a part of it.

International Women's Day is celebrated across the globe on March 8 each year. On the Peninsula the day is marked by a breakfast attended by a diverse range of professional men and women who recognise the important role women play in modern society.

The event, now in its third year, is jointly arranged by the Rotary clubs of Frankston North, Frankston, Mt Eliza and Peninsula 2.0.  All profits are donated to charity. International Women's Day is about celebration, reflection, advocacy and action. The breakfast runs from 7am-9am.

More than 370 guests attended the 2016 event and organisers expect an even bigger crowd this year.  The speakers are Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell and Susan Berg, author of ‘The Girl Who Lived’.

Susan was the sole survivor of a boating accident at the age of 15 that claimed the lives of her mother, father and brother. On January 7, 2017, Susan faced her greatest fear - open water - and swam the world's largest open water event, the Lorne Pier to Pub. This was part of her ongoing journey of self-healing and to encourage other women to confront and overcome their own fears.

Tickets $50 each, tables of ten $500, buy at:

Enquiries to David on 0414 996 798.  Mornington Peninsula Magazine is a proud sponsor of the Peninsula’s International Women's Day Breakfast 2017.

A: Mornington Racecourse 'Gunnamatta Room', 320 Racecourse Rd