On 27th September SWWIC held our annual ‘Ladies with Influence’ Lunch at The Carlyon Bay Hotel in Cornwall and were delighted to welcome guest speaker, Chief Executive of Cornwall Council, Kate Kennally.
This year saw both male and female guests in attendance as chair, Glayne Price (LHC Design), continued to highlight that SWWIC events are for everyone. Those in attendance were treated to a three-course lunch along with the opportunity to network.
Kate spoke passionately about how she had arrived in Cornwall, how proud she was of her children and how equality was important for everyone. Her speech was inspiring, full of enthusiasm and certainly had everyone entertained! Many said ‘the best to date’!
Once again, a charity raffle was held to raise funds for Devon MIND and Sophie’s Smiles. A fabulous selection of prizes were donated by Bistrot Pierre, Baker Ruff Hannon, Andrew Kemp Artist Blacksmith, WWA, Marie Hewitt Interiors Ltd, LHC Design, Arcadis, Cornish Interiors, AECOM, Willmott Dixon and Trewin Design Architects. Everyone dug deep into their pockets and we raised over £300 on the raffle!
Thank you to everyone who attended and to those businesses who donated so generously!