YWCA Hamilton Announces 34 incredible Women Nominated for the 2018 Women of Distinction Awards
Nominees were honoured on Thursday, 18 January 18 2018 at the Art Gallery of Hamilton during the Women of Distinction Nominee Reception. The nominee reception was sponsored by Mercedes-Benz Burlington.
The Women of Distinction Awards are nationally recognized as one of the most prestigious awards for women. YWCAs from across Canada join in the celebration each year, honouring the achievements of women across the country.
Recipients of YWCA Hamilton’s Women of Distinction Awards will be announced at the awards evening on Thursday, March 8, 2018 (International Women’s Day) at Hamilton Convention Centre by Carmen’s. YWCA Hamilton is pleased to announce that ArcelorMittal Dofasco is this year’s Presenting Sponsor.
Share the evening with friends, family, or co-workers at the Women of Distinction Awards dinner and awards ceremony, which takes place on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at the Hamilton Convention Centre by Carmen’s.
Individual Tickets: $100.00
Reserve a Table of 10: $1000.00
View the full event details and purchase your tickets here:
Women of Distinction Nominees and their Categories
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