A huge thank you to the panelists, organizers and over 75 attendees for making our discussion forum and social on Advancing Gender Equality a very positive memorable evening despite the heavy rain downpour that evening. The panelists (Ruby Sahota, Jennifer Canning, Karen George, Elizabeth Lorenzin, Danielle Takacs and Sandra Vos) shared informative, inspiring and moving stories based on their personal experiences.They offered advice and guidance to women and men to ensure advancement of gender equality. They answered a wide range of questions from the audience. Lin Fines did an amazing job as a moderator and sharing her own stories and knowledge about challenges women have faced, and continue to face, in politics and the workforce. More great discussions were had at the social that followed.
We were pleased to have another great turnout for our 5th community forum on making homes more senior friendly, hosted by the Brantford-Brant Senior Liberals Club (BBSLC). Our special guest this time was Asmah Khan, a registered nurse. Previous forums our that Seniors Club have organized have included special guest speakers from Brantford Social Services, the March of Dimes, Saint Vincent de Paul, Brantford Red Cross and the Brantford Seniors' Resource Centre.
Thank you to the over 50 attendees who attended our latest monthly breakfast social! A great time was had by all and we were especially pleased to hear from our special guest Azra Alagic, Daughter of the Vote for Brantford-Brant, who shared her stories from the Daughters of the Vote Experience as our riding's representative in Ottawa. A special thank you to Azra for the fantastic talk and taking questions from our attendees.
On March 8, 2017, the Brantford-Brant Women's Liberal Club (BBWLC) hosted their first International Women's Day Celebration at Ben's Kitchen and Bar. The night was filled with inspiring stories and fantastic entertainment. The BBWLC would like to thank the strong women who told their stories, shared their experiences, and motivated us all. A special thanks to all who attended. We had a great crowd of over 65 people!
Thanks to all who attended our 25th consecutive Brantford-Brant Liberal monthly community breakfast social, celebrating 2 years of this ongoing special event! We were pleased to have a great turnout of well over 50 local Brantford-Brant Liberal supporters in attendance (including many new and familiar faces) and to hear from our special guest speaker Cambridge MP Bryan May!
Our club members and supporters (Team Liberal Club Walkers) were proud to take part in the Coldest Night walk on February 25th, 2017 and raise over $3500 (with the most donors in Brantford) for the Welcome In Resource Centre and Why Not Youth Centres that help the homeless, those in poverty and at-risk youth.
Thank you to all who attended our forum with Victims Services this evening. A huge thank you to Penny McVicar from Victim Services and her friend Eddy for a very informative session. For more information on Victim Services of Brant please visit their web site at: http://victimservicesbrant.on.ca/
Another great turnout, discussion and news shared at the 24th consecutive monthly Brantford-Brant Liberal community breakfast social on February 4th. The restaurant was