Bubbles, breakfast and a good chat…

Bronwyn Davies. Image supplied.
Bronwyn Davies. Image supplied.

There’s almost nothing better than a glass of bubbles, a gourmet breakfast and a good chat with friends – which is exactly what this year’s International Women’s Day Breakfast will provide.

Organised by the Canungra Chamber of Commerce at O’Reilly’s Canungra Valley Vineyard, this year’s breakfast will see artist and former host of ‘Art Dinner Live’, Bronwyn Davies, host a panel of guests for a lively discussion about the IWD theme – #EmbraceEquity.

Karen MacAndrew. Image supplied.

It is sure to be a fun morning with a line up of panellists including the extremely funny Karen MacAndrew.

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Karen was a Director of Aussie Lifestyle Properties, and is now retired and travelling with her wife, Monique Morcus.  

Her career path has been varied to say the least.  In addition to working for in real estate, she held roles in corporate companies such as Telstra and National Australia  Bank.

Karen was also a massage therapist and a Prison Officer at Palen Creek Correctional Centre.

Her sense of humour and ability to tell it how it is should make for a lively discussion!

Nambok Intharangsy. Image supplied.

Nambok Intharangsy, as the Chief Operating Officer and Director of Aquis Farm, oversees the daily operations and running of Aquis Farm, the employees and its strategic business assets.

Nambok previously held positions within a law firm, as a senior advisor to a Federal Member of Parliament and worked within a development group prominent on the Gold Coast. 

She studied a Bachelor of Psychology from James Cook University and recently joined the Canungra Chamber of Commerce, taking on the role of President.

The third panellist is local flower farmer, Simone Jelley.  

Simone and her husband Dave are the owners of Pretty Produce.  They supply fresh produce and edible flowers around Australia via their website. 

Simone Jelley. Photo by Katherine O’Brien.

The couple created three farms from scratch and later migrated the farm and family off an island via barge, trucks and utes in four days.

The morning will be hosted by Scenic Rim Toastmasters’ Julia Schafer.

Tickets are $35 for members and $40 for non-members and are available online at www.ticketebo.com.au/canbreakfast

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