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International Women’s Day

Tuesday March 8 marks International Women’s Day, “a time to reflect on progress made, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women, who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities.” (as stated by the UN) As we enter into the month of March, Rossbrook House Foundation celebrates the many women who have been, and are, a part of the Foundation’s community. Including…. Sister Geraldine MacNamara, founder of Rossbrook House, was a truly remarkable woman. A woman of real integrity, her accomplishments include: Native Citizen of the Year – 1978,
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Amazing Women

March 8 is International Women’s Day. It’s a day to celebrate women’s achievements. It’s safe to say that Rossbrook House has had many amazing women sharing their ideas and their time with the children and youth in the community. Including the admirable Sister Geraldine MacNamara who helped neighborhood youth to start Rossbrook House. Her list of accomplishments is inspiring and continues even after her death.  She recently received the Manitoba 150 Women Trailblazer award. Read more here. Lasting Legacies So many women have created lasting legacies: Maria Vigna, former teacher and co-executive director of Rossbrook House, had a huge heart and warm
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