Doris Mason comes home to New Glasgow on Saturday, March 6, toheadline a concert in celebration of International Women’s Day. The Pictou County Celebrating Women’s Committee and Nova ScotiaAdvisory Council on the Status of Women are producing theconcert, which will highlight local talents and celebrate theachievements and contributions of 12 Pictou County women. “The advisory council works with community organizations to helpadvance women’s issues,” said Carolyn Bolivar-Getson, Ministerresponsible for the advisory council. “It’s a pleasure to workwith these organizations whose mandate is to help women in need.” Performers at the concert will include the Carillon Singers,Cheryl Layes, North Nova Education Centre Senior Jazz Ensemble,the Williams Sisters, Linda Little, The East Boyz and EdnaPeppard with Fleur Mainville. “The concert is an important fundraising opportunity for thePictou County Women’s Centre and the Tearmann Society for AbusedWomen,” said Bernadette MacDonald, Pictou County Women’s Centre. Major concert sponsors are CBC, the advisory council, GlasgowSquare, Kimberly Clark, CUPE, The New Glasgow Evening News, CKECRadio, Advocate Printing and Via Rail. The event takes place at Glasgow Square Theatre, New Glasgow.Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with entertainment starting at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available at Big Al’s on Trenton Road, New Glasgow,Dobson’s Stationery in Stellarton and the Women’s Centre, 35Riverside St., New Glasgow. International Women’s Day, March 8, is a time to reflect on andcelebrate women’s accomplishments. The United Nations officiallyrecognized the day in 1977, although its labour movement rootsare much older. Programs to mark and celebrate the day across the province can befound on the Advisory Council on the Status of Women website at,www.gov.ns.ca/staw .