Tickets for the 38th Annual Women of Distinction Awards will go on sale March 1, 2014.
Proceeds Support a Range of Programs
All net proceeds from the YMCA-YWCA Women of Distinction Awards are used to support a range of programs that encourage and nurture self-esteem, self reliance, leadership and community involvement, such as:
Make Waves - An instructor-led gentle aquatic program designed for women recovering from breast cancer surgery
Y Neighbours - A social and supportive group setting for women at 17 locations in and around Winnipeg, involving workshops, guest speakers, group outings and childcare assistance
Y Women - A bi-weekly, 55-plus support program that includes speakers, crafts and tours
YWCA Canada's Week without Violence - A nationwide initiative designed to build safer neighbourhoods across Canada, including "The Power of Being a Girl" events
YMCA-YWCA Youth Leadership Development Programs - A skills development initiative directed at youth 12 - 17 years of age
YMCA-YWCA Community Development – In 2013, funds will support programs for children and youth at the new North Y Youth Centre
International YWCA partnerships - Programs that involve women in developing countries with projects such as youth shelters, community economic development and day care centres.
Accessible to All
the Y's philosophy of being open and accessible to all,
assistance is available if your current financial circumstances
your ability to attend the awards. For more
please contact Caroline Winston, Event Coordinator at 204.831.2974
or email: firstname.lastname@example.org