Celebrating International Women's Day 2024 at Centennial Vineyards!

Published on 15 March 2024

Image of guest speakers Margherita Colley, Petrea King, Fiona Harrison, Nicole Feggan and MC Harriett Goodall at Wingecarribee Shire Council International Women's Day Breakfast Event at Centennial Vineyard Bowral 2024

Empowering discussions, inspiring connections, and a vibrant atmosphere marked a truly memorable International Women's Day event.

Here's a glimpse of the magic that unfolded:

A Champion MC:

  • Let's start with a round of applause for our remarkable MC, Harriet Goodall. As a sculptor, fibre artist, and fierce advocate for women's empowerment and cultural advocacy, Harriet's presence illuminated the room. Her dedication to breaking barriers and fostering collaboration serves as a beacon of inspiration for us all.

Inspiring Guest Speakers:

  • Nicole Feggans, Head Farmer at Jamberoo Mountain Farm, stood tall as a symbol of resilience and leadership in the agricultural industry. Her journey exemplifies strength and determination, inspiring us to overcome any obstacle that comes our way.
  • Margherita Colley, Director of Highland Recruitment and Illawarra Recruitment, captivated us with her passion for connecting businesses with the perfect talent whilst offering the flexible working arrangement many women need. Her unwavering commitment to excellence serves as a guiding light for aspiring professionals.
  • Petrea King, CEO of the Quest for Life Foundation, moved us with her unwavering dedication to helping others heal through trauma. Her compassionate spirit and profound insights remind us of the power of empathy and understanding.
  • Let's also extend our heartfelt gratitude to Fiona Harrison, founder of Chocolate On Purpose, for sharing her story of resilience through her delectable Indigenous chocolate creations. Her journey is a testament to the indomitable spirit of women everywhere.

Heartfelt Performances:

  • The Moss Vale High School CAPA Choir stole our hearts with their moving performance, setting the perfect tone for the morning. Their harmonious melodies echoed the spirit of unity and empowerment, leaving a lasting impression on all who attended.

Gratitude and Appreciation:

  • A special thank you to The Honey Thief Bowral for their thoughtful gifts of honey, and to Three Dogs Flower Farm for the stunning floral arrangements that added a touch of elegance to the event. Your generosity is truly appreciated and helped make this day even more special.

Celebrating Women's Achievements:

  • As we reflect on this International Women's Day, let's celebrate the remarkable achievements of women in our community. Together, let's continue to support each other's journeys, uplift one another, and strive for a future where every woman can thrive and succeed.

In the spirit of unity and empowerment, let's carry the inspiration of this morning forward, making every day an opportunity to champion women's rights and equality. Here's to the incredible women who shape our world—today and every day! 

International Women's Day Breakfast 2024