Garden Party – Sunday, June 25th

Kentucky Derby Style
Garden Party

Time to get out the fancy sun hat!
• Best Hat Contest
• Cocktail Concoction Contest
• Potluck Appetizers:
Please bring for sharing
(and glassware if you are able!)
• WIB Sippy Cups available for sale


When: Sunday, June 25th
(Please note this is a Sunday afternoon event)

Where: New Location: The Morrison Residence at 10007 Elias Rd (South of Black Point Rd, Off of Ramsay Rd)

Cost: This event is FREE for all WIB Members and their guests. Please contribute an appetizer and BYOB.

RSVP: Register for this event by Friday June 23rd by 5pm.


Event Registration

This is our last event of the season before we take a summer break. Come join us for a fun social event!

Get out your best hat and fancy shoes for the Kentucky Derby Style Garden Party. This event will be hosted by our WIB Member Robin Morrison at her home. Bring an appetizer for sharing. This is a B.Y.O.B. event — and there is a cocktail contest to inspire your bartending skills! If you are able, bring your own glass too.

Drive south of Powell River past Black Point Road and turn right onto Ramsay Road, then left to Elias. Car pooling is encouraged as parking is limited. This event will go rain or shine!





Powell River Women In Business are pleased to present to the membership a variety of Guest Speakers and Presenters. The views and opinions expressed by any of the speakers hosted by Powell River WIB are those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the policy or position of the Women In Business organization.

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