Packed public library for food, fashion, speeches - and inspiration

It was not a conventional celebration of International Women’s Day in that there was a fashion parade.

But not a conventional fashion show. Instead, a variety of women from three generations paraded clothes you might actually wear – it was a celebration of people. 

And then two women who have achieved much talked about their lives and hopes.

Winsome Herde is an engineer and Navanka Fletcher is the driving force behind Glen Innes’ big festivals.

The organiser of the event, Kerry Byrne, the library’s manager, said: “We are attempting to bring young women into this event.” 

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