(Wilmington, NC, December 2008) – Nominations are now being accepted for the 25th Annual YWCA Cape Fear Women of Achievement Awards. These awards honor women and youth who demonstrate outstanding leadership qualities, as well as excellence, accomplishments in their careers, schools and communities. They are role models and mentors. Women in Brunswick, New Hanover and Pender county may be nominated in eight categories; Arts, Business, Communications, Education, Environmental, Health & Wellness, Public Service, Volunteer. Seniors in high school are nominated in the Youth Leader Category (these awards include a $1,000 scholarship).
“The Women of Achievement Awards have come to be known as the premier recognition program for women in southeastern North Carolina. We are proud to host this important event to honor and celebrate women and youth who have demonstrated both leadership and achievement in their lives and who have forged a path for others to follow,” said Dee McGlone Webb, YWCA Board President.
The deadline for nominations is Monday, March 2, 2009 at 5:00 pm. Visit the YWCA website at www.ywca-lowercapefear.org http://www.ywca-lowercapefear.org/ or call 799-6820 for more information.
This year’s Women of Achievement Awards will be held on May 21, 2009, 6:00 pm at UNCW’s Burney Center.