Sooke women business group fundraises for local cause

Silent auction brought in $600, which went to the Sooke Co-operative Association of Service Agencies

Sooke Women in Business hosted this year’s International Women’s Day Tea in Sooke at the Prestige Ocean Resort, kicking off with a silent auction and fundraiser.

The silent auction brought in $600, which went to the Sooke Co-operative Association of Service Agencies. The event also included inspirational speaker Jo Dibblee (Frock-Off) and emcee Karen Mason (Mason Financial).

Founders of women business group and hosts of the tea event are Rachel Dyer (Sooke Health and Fitness), Heather Cochrane (Star Mobile Aesthetics) and Roxanne Low (Roxanne Low Photography).

“We are all very proud of the success of the event and look forward to putting it on every year,” Cochrane wrote in a media release.

 

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