YWCA Cass Clay will open nominations January 3 for the 46th annual Women of the Year awards event. Nominations will be accepted through February 20, 2019. Since 1973, YWCA has been shining a spotlight on the leadership of exceptional area women at this event. Proceeds from the evening support the mission and programs of YWCA Cass Clay. Women of the Year honorees will be announced during the event to be held Monday, May 6, 2019, at the Delta Hotel by Marriott.
Nominations are sought for women in Fargo-Moorhead with significant achievements in 13 categories: advocating for equality, arts & culture, business management & entrepreneurship, communications, community & volunteer service, education, faith community, health & wellness, lifetime achievement, science & technology, young woman of today & tomorrow (ages 15-22), and youth advocacy. There is also a category to nominate a local business that empowers women to thrive professionally and economically, the leader in women’s empowerment award.
The nomination form is available on the YWCA website at www.ywcacassclay.org or at the YWCA Cass Clay administrative office at 3100 12th Avenue North. in Fargo. For event sponsorship information, please call Morgan at 701.232.2547 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About YWCA Cass Clay
YWCA emergency shelter is where victims of domestic violence come day and night, 365 days a year, to escape crisis lives and mend emotionally, physically and spiritually. They receive crucial basics like food and clothing, and resources for education and employment as they navigate toward independence. A caring YWCA team connects women and children them to community resources that will further empower them. Besides operating the largest emergency shelter for women and children in North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota, YWCA Cass Clay operates safe and affordable, short- and long-term supportive housing for low-income women. YWCA offers a food pantry, racial justice advocacy, and a nationally accredited public childcare center, A Child’s World. For more information, visit www.ywcacassclay.org.