The YWCA Dayton is seeking nominations for its 2012 Women of Influence Awards. This award honors women in the greater Dayton/Miami Valley community who have made a positive influence on the lives of others, as part of their careers, as volunteers, as role models or mentors.
Nominations are accepted from the community and honorees are selected by a panel of community leaders. Nominees do not have to be active in the YWCA. They should reflect the YWCA’s mission of eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. Additionally, nominees should also exemplify community spirit, leadership, volunteerism and making a difference in the lives of others. To nominate a Woman of Influence, go to the YWCA Dayton website and complete the online nomination form. Deadline to submit a nomination is Friday, December 9, 2011.
A luncheon celebration will be held on March 15, 2012 at the Dayton Convention Center to honor the award winners. For more information on tickets and sponsorship, please call 937-461-5550, ext. 118.
YWCA Dayton is a nonprofit organization located in Dayton, Ohio. YWCA Dayton has been dedicated to the mission of eliminating racism and empowering women for over 140 years. YWCA Dayton offers a variety of programs and services including the only domestic violence shelter in Dayton and Montgomery County. The full range of programs and services offered by the YWCA Dayton include: affordable and transitional housing programs (HomeShare, SRO, Safe Haven), teen services (Girls Inc, walk-ins), affordable childcare, and professional services including case management, group therapy, counseling, crisis intervention, hotline services, advocacy and economic empowerment programs.
For more information about this release, please contact Donna Sizemore, Director of Development, YWCA Dayton, at 937.461.5550 ext. 118.