TORONTO, March 3 /CNW/ - Today YWCA Toronto announces the 2010 recipients of the prestigious Women of Distinction Awards. The awards recognize the contributions of women who have improved the lives of girls and women in Toronto.
The 2010 recipients are:
Rona Abramovitch, Education
Opening doors with education
Jane Allen, Corporate Leadership
Generating leadership opportunities for women
Helen Burstyn, Community Leadership
Giving women a seat at the table
Mary Anne Chambers, Community Service
Building community, creating brighter futures
Sister June Dwyer, Health and Healing
Nursing hope, healing families
Claudine Labelle, Young Woman of Distinction
An athletic spirit, a fit leader
Noella Milne, Mentorship
Elevating women in every domain
Deborah Sinclair, Social Justice
A pioneer in the movement to end violence against women
The awards will be presented during the 30th YWCA Women of Distinction Awards dinner, presented by Sun Life Financial, on Wednesday, May 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. This year celebrates 30 years of inspiration. Tables and tickets to attend the awards are available for purchase.
The award recipients are available for interviews in the period preceding the awards.
To read more about the recipients and for more information about the awards visit www.womenofdistinction.ca.
SOURCE YWCA Toronto
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