Nominations have closed for the YWCA Women of Distinction Awards and tickets now on sale for the gala evening at the Westin Bayshore. Over 1,000 people will gather for an evening of celebration, honouring the nominees, the recipients, and incredible women from around the Lower Mainland.
This year will be extra special as its the 30th anniversary of the YWCA Women of Distinction Awards.
The YWCA Women of Distinction Awards is recognized nationally as one of Canada’s most prestigious awards for women. YWCA Metro Vancouver’s 30th annual YWCA Women of Distinction Awards honours women whose achievements contribute to the well-being and future of our community. The Awards also honours the businesses and organizations that support the wellness and diverse needs of their employees. The Awards recognize outstanding women and workplaces and, since 1984, has honoured 247 award recipients and more than 1,450 nominees. In addition to recognizing the nominees, this event highlights and raises funds for that help improve the lives of thousands of people across Metro Vancouver each year.
The reception and silent auction will begin at 5:30pm on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 followed by the awards dinner. Early bird tickets have gone on sale this week for $175 and standard tables are $1,750. New ‘Distinguished Partner’ tables are available for $2,500. These prices are in effect until May 7, 2013 and then regular tickets will be available.
Follow the YWCA of Metro Vancouver’s Women of Distinction Awards on Facebook and Twitter to learn more about the event, the nominees (to be announced), and the awards dinner.
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