Nominations open for women of distinction awards

Staff writer
January 13, 2014 01:00 AM

YWCA Metro Vancouver is inviting the community to nominate exceptional women throughout Metro Vancouver for its 31st annual Women of Distinction Awards. Recognized nationally as one of the most prestigious awards for women, the YWCA Women of Distinction Awards honours women whose outstanding activities and achievements contribute to the well-being and future of our community. In addition to recognizing women across Metro Vancouver, there is an award category honouring businesses and organizations that support the diverse needs of their employees.

This year marks the 31st anniversary of the Women of Distinction Awards. Since 1984 the awards have paid tribute to more than 1,475 nominees and more than 280 award recipients

Individual nominees must live and work in Metro Vancouver and businesses and organizations must operate within the Metro Vancouver region including Hope, Pemberton, Sunshine Coast and the United States border.

Deadline for submissions is Friday, March 7 at noon. The on-line nomination form and information can be obtained at: or by calling 1-604-895-5768.

The awards dinner will take place on Tuesday, June 3 at the Westin Bayshore. Tickets go on sale April 1 at or by calling 1-604-895-5825.

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