A Google search reveals that there are a number of YWCAs across Canada that host Women of Distinction events each year. In Regina, the gala awards ceremony has been held since 1981.
The awards represent various categories, from Science, Technology & the Environment to Entrepreneurship & Innovation to Community Leadership & Enhancement to the Arts and Wellness, Recreation & Healthy Living.
The Regina YWCA’s 2016 Women of Distinction Awards are being held on Thursday April 28 at Conexus Arts Centre starting with a reception at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $125, and proceeds from the event are used to held fund YWCA programming for women and children.
You can find out more about the gala and the 2016 nominees on the YWCA website.