Peel Zonta Club hands out awards at annual International Women’s Day breakfast

Women of Achievement Award winner Christine Thompson, Peel Zonta Club president Lorraine Webb, Zonta Young Women of Peel Tamara Mott, guest speaker Sonja Cox and Education Award winner Kate Rapley.
Women of Achievement Award winner Christine Thompson, Peel Zonta Club president Lorraine Webb, Zonta Young Women of Peel Tamara Mott, guest speaker Sonja Cox and Education Award winner Kate Rapley.

MANDURAH’s movers and shakers were a part of a capacity crowd at Peel Zonta Club’s annual International Women’s Day breakfast this morning at Mandurah Offshore Fishing and Sailing Club.

A highlight was an inspiring talk by 2013 WA Businesswoman of the Year Sonja Cox.

Peel Zonta Club’s annual awards were also presented.

The Education Award, which helps a local woman who has completed one year of further studies at Tafe or university, went to Kate Rapley who is in the third year of a nursing degree at Murdoch University.

The Women of Achievement Award was won by Christine Thompson.

The Furnissdale resident has spent more than 30 years serving the community as an emergency volunteer, community leader, Murray Shire councillor and member of many boards.

The Zonta Young Women of Peel Award winner was Tamara Mott.

Tamara fundraises for good causes with Mandurah Roteract and volunteers her time to help young people develop leadership skills.

She was selected for the Common Purpose Leadership Program in Singapore and is studying a double degree in Community Development and Psychology.

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