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FROM BEARDY’S FIRST NATION TO WYNYARD: NOMINATIONS FOR WOMEN OF DISTINCTION AWARDS®

Nominees from a large area surrounding the city of Saskatoon are eligible to be nominated for the PotashCorp YWCA Women of Distinction Awards®.

This area includes the entire Saskatoon Health Region: the communities of Beardy’s and Okemasis First Nation, Borden, Cudworth, Dalmeny, Delisle, Duck Lake, Fishing Lake First Nation, Humboldt, Langham, Lanigan, LeRoy, Martensville, Middle Lake, Nokomis, One Arrow First Nation, Quill Lake, Rosthern, Saskatoon, Spalding, Strasbourg, Wadena, Wakaw, Warman, Watrous, Watson, Whitecap Dakota First Nation, and Wynyard.

The 2015 Award Categories are:

Arts, Culture and Heritage Award

Athletics Award

Community Building Award

Education Award

Entrepreneurship Award

Health and Wellness Award

Leadership and Professions Award

Research and Technology

U29 Award (young women)

Lifetime Achievement

For information about nominating an inspiring woman, visit  www.ywcasaskatoon.com or call 306 244 7034 ext 121.

Since 1982, the Women of Distinction Awards® have honoured hundreds of Saskatoon and area women for their inspirational leadership and extraordinary contributions to our community. All proceeds are designated to YWCA Saskatoon for essential programs and services for women and their families, right here in our local community.

The awards dinner takes place on Thursday, May 28, and award nominations are open until March 15.