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Celebrating International Women's Day

Manatee County Habitat hosts a luncheon on International Women’s Day

Manatee County Habitat for Humanity hosted a luncheon for 40 friends on March 8 to celebrate a current Women Build project in the Hope Landing Habitat community in Ellenton, Fla. 

The event took place on International Women’s Day and included a presentation by Mary Dailey, co-chair of an international film festival called Through Women’s Eyes. Through Women’s Eyes is a festival that partners with the Sarasota Film Festival to present films by women directors and those dealing with significant women’s issues.

Ana Reyes, future Women Build Habitat homeowner, was also a presenter. She shared her appreciation for the generosity of volunteers and donors and spoke of her excitement in partnering with Manatee Habitat.

The luncheon was a great success and is likely to become an annual Women’s Day event in honor of the contribution made by women in Manatee County in the mission of Habitat. 

Article and photos courtsey of Mariah Groome of Manatee County Habitat for Humanity.