Extraordinary women hailed


Ann Templeton, Charlotte Wright and June Ballard of the North Coastal Women’s Shed.         Picture: Martin Kennealey   d450980
Ann Templeton, Charlotte Wright and June Ballard of the North Coastal Women’s Shed.        Picture: Martin Kennealey d450980

A highlight of the March 8 event in Merriwa was the launch of a portrait project featuring photos of ordinary women, including Ann Templeton, Charlotte Wright and June Ballard.

Wanneroo Mayor Tracey Roberts said the City was proud to contribute to an event that allowed local women to shine and share their important contributions to the community.

“The members of the Women’s Shed have given so much of their energy, time and knowledge for the betterment of the whole community and the City is incredibly grateful to them for that commitment,” she said.

“These women really are far from ordinary – they are everyday women who are extraordinary members of our society.

“They put in countless hours to worthy causes and don’t ask for or expect recognition or reward for the hard work.”

Four women – Josephine Treby of Inner Wheel Australia, Moira Young of Two Rocks Home Support Group, Margaret Patullo from Circle of Friends and Marcia Dinnie from Wanneroo Senior Citizens Club – delivered speeches.