The Women of Distinction Banquet and Program is being held Thursday, Feb. 28 with activities starting at 6 p.m. and dinner and the program starting at 6:30 p.m.
Dinner will be catered by Whitefoot and includes marinated chicken breast,bed of rice pilaf, green beans almondine, side salad and roll, and home-made pie.
Tickets are $40 prior to February 26 and $45 afterwards. Tickets can be purchased at 211 E Fonner Park Road, Grand Island or bycalling (308)384-9922 to purchase with credit card.
A raffle will also be held during the banquet. Tickets are one raffle ticket for $5, three raffle tickets for $10 or seven raffletickets for $20. The raffle will feature:
- Sterling Silver/14 k gold necklace and earring set valued at$1300, donated by Howard's Jewelry (please include their logo that I will sendas soon as I get it)
- Or one night's stay at the Best Western Plus Grand IslandInn & Suites
The program that evening willinclude the announcement of girls selected to participate in the YWCA's LeadershipYouth Council, special recognition for the original Woman of Distinction -Marval Hornady, recognition of all of the women nominated and culminatewith the announcement of the 2013 Woman of Distinction.
Nominees for Woman of Distinction
- Laurie Dethloff
- Sheere Gleason
- Kari Hooker-Leep
- Ellen Hornady
- Pam Price
- Jan Vavricek
- Jennifer Worthington
- The women owners of Prairie Winds Art Center (CharlAnnMitchell, Dee Spencer Rogers, Donna Ryan, Libby Henry, Cynthia Duff, JanWeimers)
Nominees for Woman of Courage
- Dee Johnson
- Sandy Petzoldt
- Kaila Roeser
- Lisa Willman
Nominees for Young Woman of Achievement
- Sharena Anson
- Rachel Hernandez
- Amanda Levos
- Lindsey Marshall
- Brittany Skeen
For more information, go to www.ywca-gi.org.