High Tea Luncheon in Cornwall for International Women’s Day

Seen in image above: NAV Canada Centre, Cornwall. Zandbergen photo, Nation Valley News

CORNWALL — The Cornwall Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with the Canadian Cancer Society is hosting a High Tea Luncheon to celebrate women in our community. The event will be held at the NAV Centre in Cornwall on March 8, from noon to 1:30 p.m. The cost for the event is $50.

​The event will feature special guest speaker Jackie King, Chief Operating Officer of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce.

The luncheon menu will feature assorted sandwiches, scones, cookies and pastries. Please do not hesitate to contact us regarding any allergies.

Please remember to rsvp through their website: http://cornwallchamber.chambermaster.com/events/details/international-woman-s-day-high-tea-luncheon-350

Ms. King started her career as an intern at Hill + Knowlton over 18 years ago, working her way up to Senior Vice-President and General Manager, Ottawa in 2013.

Jackie has in-depth expertise in strategic planning, and is a proven business and people leader.

In addition to her expertise in all facets of communications, Ms. King has built a reputation as an accomplished team and business leader. She sits on the boards of directors of the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce and International Women’s Forum Canada and is a member of community advisory committee of the Ottawa Integrative Cancer Centre.

Jackie holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Carleton University, is an honours graduate from the Algonquin College Public Relations program, and has completed the Canadian Securities Course in addition to the Strategic Management of Investor Relations Program at the Richard Ivey School of Business. She taught the Public Relations course to final year journalism students at Carleton University, and was a member of the National Board of Canadian Women in Communications and Technology.

Ms. King’s responsibilities as COO with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce include overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Canadian Chamber’s more than 200,000-member network. She officially joined the Canadian Chamber on September 25.