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PHOTOS: Novas International Women’s Day with Sparkling Afternoon Tea at The Savoy Hotel

Novas International Womens Day Celebration 2020 – Carol Walsh, Group Sales Executive Savoy Hotel, Una Burns, Head of Policy and Communications Novas and singer songwriter Emma Langford at the launch. 

PHOTOS: Celebrate Novas International Women’s Day with Sparkling Afternoon Tea at The Savoy Hotel

The Savoy Hotel is hosting a Novas International Womens Day Celebration in aid of Novas in Limerick with Sparkling Afternoon Tea to be hosted in the hotel restaurant from 3 pm on Friday, March 6.

Guests will enjoy a Prosecco reception, afternoon tea, and some wonderful raffle prizes. Entertainment will be provided by special guest and critically acclaimed Limerick musician, Emma Langford.

Novas set up its first service in Ireland in 2002. Funded by the HSE and the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government it provides services for people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Working with families, children and single adults who are disadvantaged or socially excluded, it offers client-centered services and promotes social justice. It provides services in Limerick, Dublin, Kerry, Tipperary, Clare, and Cork.

Una Burns, Head of Policy and Communications with Novas said they were, “very grateful to The Savoy Hotel for hosting this beautiful Novas International Womens Day event and it is an ideal occasion for people to celebrate International Women’s Day with family, friends, and colleagues.” She encourages people to come along and enjoy the occasion while raising vital funds for homeless women in Limerick. 

Ruth Vaughan, Group Sales Manager of The Savoy Hotel said, “We are delighted to partner with Novas, in hosting Sparkling Afternoon Tea at The Savoy Hotel to celebrate International Women’s Day. This is the second year we have hosted this event and we are delighted to support the work Novas does with vulnerable households in Limerick. We look forward to welcoming ladies to The Savoy Hotel on March 6.”

Tickets cost €45 and can be booked on Eventbrite, at Nova’s Head Office, or directly from the Savoy Hotel. 

Pictures: Beth Pym/ilovelimerick

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