Nominations open for YWCA Metro Vancouver Women of Distinction Awards

September 15, 2014

Vancouver, BC: YWCA Metro Vancouver is inviting the community to nominate exceptional women and organizations throughout Metro Vancouver for its 32nd annual Women of Distinction Awards. Recognized nationally, the Awards honour 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.

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 Thursday, January 22nd at 12:00pm.

The online nomination form and information can be obtained at: ywcawomenofdistinction.org or by calling 604 895 5768.

We are moving!

The 2015 Awards will move to the Vancouver Convention Centre and take place on May 26, 2015.

YWCA Metro Vancouver would like to thank its presenting sponsor, Scotiabank, and the gold level sponsors, BC Housing, BC Hydro, Clio, CN, Goldcorp Inc., Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc, Port Metro Vancouver and TD Bank Group. Without their generous support this event would not be possible.    

Since 1984 the Awards have paid tribute to more than 1,500 Nominees and more than 290 Award Recipients.

About YWCA Metro Vancouver
YWCA Metro Vancouver is a registered charity providing a range of integrated services for women and their families, and those seeking to improve the quality of their lives. From early learning and child care to housing, health and fitness, employment services and leadership, YWCA Metro Vancouver touches lives in our communities.

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For media inquiries please contact:

Chantelle Krish
Manager, Advocacy and Public Relations
YWCA Metro Vancouver                
T-604 895 5767        
C-778 938 9544                            


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