YWCA honors Women of DistinctionThe YWCA is celebrating the ten-year anniversary of the Women of Distinction event on October 23 at 11:45 a.m. at the Harborside Ballroom in the DECC.
By: Budgeteer News staff, Duluth Budgeteer News
The YWCA is celebrating the ten-year anniversary of the Women of Distinction event on October 23 at 11:45 a.m. at the Harborside Ballroom in the DECC.
The event highlights and celebrates the leadership of women in the Duluth area.
In the past ten years 30 local women have been honored as women of distinction and six local young women have been honored as emerging leaders. Honorees this year include Ann Busche of St. Louis County Public Health and Human Services, Mary Lu Larsen of CHUM and Tina Olson of Mending the Sacred Hoop.The Emerging Leader is Kate Horvath of The Duluth Playhouse.
The YWCA is an organization dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity. The award recognizes and honors women who make significant contributions to our community.
Thanks to the support of sponsors, there is no charge for this event. The menu has two meals as well as vegan and gluten-free options. The YWCA does ask that you RSVP before the event. Registration and information about each of the honorees is available on the YWCA’s website at www.ywcaduluth.org