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Gympie Quota to breakfast for International Women's Day

Mary Ernshaw (right) with the general manager of the Royal Aero Club of WA.
Mary Ernshaw (right) with the general manager of the Royal Aero Club of WA. Contributed

GYMPIE Quota Club is celebrating International Women's Day with a breakfast at Gunabul Homestead on Wednesday March 8.

Guest Speaker for the annual event will be Mrs Mary Ernshaw, an interesting and inspirational woman who went from humble beginnings, to become a dedicated pilot, and then the first female Chief Instructor in Australia.

Today, she is a passionate supporter of Lifeflight.

 

 

Mary Ernshaw
Mary Ernshaw Contributed

One of the aims of Quota is to empower women worldwide, and this annual breakfast provides visibility and credibility to the cause, along with much needed funds for other worthy causes.

Since it's inception in 1912 Quota International have assisted relief organisation CARE, have awarded research grants into curing deafness and hearing impairments and provided volunteers to respond to natural disasters.

They have also been involved with more programs to benefit communities across the world and help bring recognition to the efforts of women of all nations.

Lifeflight will be the recipient of all funds raised at the Quota International Women's Day Breakfast which will start at 7am.

The cost of $30 per person will provide a full breakfast with vegetarian and gluten free options available if requested on booking.

Seating is limited and payment before Saturday March 4, is essential.

To be a part of the Quota International Women's Day Breakfast, tickets can be purchased from Apron in Mary St.

For more information contact Heather MacDonnell on 54 825235, Joy Sullivan on 54 825495 or email quotagympie@gmail.com.

 

Mary Ernshaw
Mary Ernshaw Contributed
Gympie Times

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