International Women’s Day Event

From Beverlee McIntosh –OASW is a member of the Ottawa Council of Women who are co-sponsors of annual celebrations of International Women’s Day

Come and Celebrate Indigenous women in the Ottawa Area. A fabulous evening of Food, Fashion, Fine Art and lots of Fun

5:30 p.m.  Reception in the Atrium

catered by Wawatay Catering-  contemporary and traditional Algonquin cuisine.

(Check out their website at .)

7:00 p.m. Program in The Chamber

  • Fashion Show featuring the creations of Laura Leonard,

fabulous Indigenous fashion designer based in Ottawa. Her creations include

beautiful wraps, gowns, purses, jewelry, and incredible shoes and boots.

(View the Laura Leonard Originals YouTube video at

  • Presentation and Slide Show on the current Aboriginal  Arts Centre exhibit

By Linda Grussani, Director, Aboriginal Art Centre  at Les Terrasses de la Chaudière


featuring the works of 12 internationally acclaimed Indigenous women  artists

  • Master Storyteller – Louise Profeit-LeBlanc
  • Inuit Throatsingers
  • And more
  • Silent Auction-  proceeds to scholarships

Tickets $30.00  –  Register Online: or send a cheque,

payable to CFUW-Ottawa, to Jean Chapman,379 Hamilton Ave, Ottawa, ON, K1Y 1C8


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