Upper Hunter hosting International Women’s Day functions at Merriwa, Murrurundi and Scone

UPPER Hunter residents are invited to celebrate International Women’s Day (IWD) 2019 this month.

A morning tea has been scheduled at Merriwa, Murrurundi will host a dinner and a night out is planned at the Scone Race Club.

Everyone is welcome to attend but bookings are essential.


ENJOY a delicious dinner with the main ingredients sourced from producers within 100km of Murrurundi at 6.30pm on Wednesday, march 6.

Chair of Landcare NSW Stephanie Cameron will be the guest speaker, along with other entertainment, displays and a lucky door prize.

The event will take place at the RSL Hall, Mayne Street.

Transport is available for seniors.

Tickets are $25 per person, with seniors discount $15 per person.

RSVP by 4pm on Monday, March 4, to Heather Ranclaud on 6540 1100.


THE special guest at the CWA Rooms in Merriwa is Celeste Bond, a dementia clinical nurse consultant with Hunter New England Health, at 10am on Friday, March 8.

There will be a morning tea, as well as a light lunch.

Entry is by a gold coin donation, with all proceeds going to Women In Drought.

RSVP by 4pm on Monday, March 4, on 0421 910 658.

This is a joint event between Upper Hunter Shire Council and the Merriwa CWA.


THE IWD Scone event will be a women’s networking night at Scone Race Club on Wednesday, March 13, from 6.30pm.

Tickets are $40, which includes nibbles and a glass of champagne on arrival.

Please bring an item to donate to Share the Dignity.

Tickets are available in person at council Administration Offices in Scone, Merriwa and Murrurundi, or by direct debit:

Reference: ‘IWD (name)’

Account Name: Upper Hunter Shire Council

BSB: 032 619   Account: 128 688

RSVP by 4pm on Monday, March 11, to Amanda Catzikiris on 6540 1100.

This event is a partnership between Upper Hunter Shire Council, Scone Race Club and the Scone Chamber of Commerce.