ALTON — The Alton YWCA is seeking nominations for the 2016 YWCA Women of Distinction Event through March 25.
The annual event honors women who have realized exceptional achievements, personal excellence and outstanding actions in the community.
Honorees will be recognized during a dinner May 5 in The Commons at Lewis and Clark Community College. The chair for the event is Debra Ross, a Woman of Distinction in 2013.
A volunteer panel of judges will select this year’s honorees from nominations made by the public or organizations throughout the counties served by the YWCA of Alton.
Everyone is urged to nominate women who are making a difference. Nomination packets are available at the YWCA, at www.altonywca.com, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (618) 465-7774.
For information about the Women of Distinction event, nomination, sponsorship opportunities or the Josephine Marley Beckwith Future Leaders Scholarships, visit the YWCA of Alton, 304 E. Third St., Alton, IL; www.altonywca.com or call (618) 465-7774.