LEEDS AND GRENVILLE — Girls Incorporated of Upper Canada is pleased to announce that the Strong, Smart and Bold Women of the Year Event held on June 1 st at the Brockville Convention Centre raised over $10,000 which will be invested in local programs and workshops that inspire and empower girls across Leeds-Grenville.
Our Celebration featured Girls Inc. activities and reinforced the idea that when we work together to support the girls and women in our lives – we all win.
The event celebrated the five women below for being dynamic, inspiring community leaders in their own unique way:
- Sue Watts, Executive Director of the EEC and community volunteer
- Jane Dargie, Educator, volunteer and quiet leader
- Carol Casselman, UCDSB Facilities Service Manager and community champion
- Mary Rae Knapp, former Farmer/Insurance Broker, active volunteer and cancer survivor
- Kelly McKinnon, Plant Manager of Shell Lubricants, fund-raiser and volunteer
Thank you to all our sponsors, donors, volunteers, our fantastic MC Shelli Warren, our photographer Andrew Kizell, our inspiring honourees, and our Girls Inc. girls – who inspire us to work stronger, smarter and bolder each and every day!