Northern Suburbs Women’s Friendship Group stage high tea for International Women’s Day

Elaine Ballard, Sylvia Osbourne and Lyn Haast. Photo: Bruce Hunt
Elaine Ballard, Sylvia Osbourne and Lyn Haast. Photo: Bruce Hunt

PERSONAL achievements were celebrated when more than 70 people gathered at the Northern Suburbs Women’s Friendship Group’s first event in Merriwa.

The group held a high tea at the Jenolan Way Community Centre on March 8 to coincide with International Women’s Day.

President Sylvia Osbourne said 76 people attended the event, where guest speakers included City of Wanneroo Deputy Mayor Nat Sangalli, former police officer and Labor candidate for Pearce Kym Travers and Vishva Hindu Parishad WA Chapter president Neha Shingal.

Judy Lewis, Shantelle Humphries and June Walton. Photo: Bruce Hunt

Mrs Osbourne said Ngala chief executive Fiona Beermier also spoke about her role with the parenting support group, which also uses the community centre.

“It was a really good day,” Mrs Osbourne said.

Margo Clarke, Vicki Gauci and Doreen Unwin. Photo: Bruce Hunt

“It was all about achievements that people have done.

“Ladies in the audience said what they have achieved in their lives.”

Rhonda Cooper, Nola McKay & Myra Fourie. Photo: Bruce Hunt

The group meets at the Jenolan Way Community Centre on Mondays and Thursdays from 9.30am to 1.30pm.

It will host a guest speaker from Alzheimers WA on March 26.

For more information, call Sylvia on 0421 236 603 or Lyn on 0430 647 071.

Margo Clarke, Vicki Gauci and Doreen Unwin. Photo: Bruce Hunt