YWCA Seeks Performers for International Women’s Day Event

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YWCA Seeks Performers for International Women’s Day Event

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YWCA Seeks Performers for International Women’s Day Event

The event highlights the global cultures found in the Valley

 YOUNGSTOWN—YWCA Mahoning Valley is seeking performers for the third annual International Women’s Day celebration planned for Thursday, March 7 at 6 p.m. at YWCA’s Youngstown office, 25 W. Rayen Avenue.

International Women’s Day showcases the dancing, music, dress, and food of cultures represented in the Mahoning Valley. The event seeks to draw attention to issues that impact women and renew the push for parity in all facets of life, from the workplace to the home. Included in the event is a dinner featuring ethnic cuisine, traditional ethnic dress, and music from around the world.

Performers from all cultures and ethnicities are welcome. Performers may wear their own ethnic clothing. The cost to participate is $10 and includes dinner.

The cost to attend is $15. Students can attend for $10. Tickets will be available in person at YWCA’s Youngstown office or online at ywcamahoningvalley.org beginning February 1.

The event is sponsored by the International Institute Fund, a component fund of Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, and by the Nancy K. Morris Endowment Fund.

For more information or to register as a performer, please contact Varada Bhide, Chief Operating Officer, at (330) 746-6361 ext. 112.

YWCA Mahoning Valley is on a mission to eliminate racism, empower women, stand up for social justice, help families and strengthen our community. YWCA Mahoning Valley is part of an international movement serving over 2 million in the United States and 25 million worldwide. For comprehensive information about this important work, go to: www.ywcamahoningvalley.org and www.ywca.org.