Saturday, March 2, 2019

Tribute to Exceptional Women Set for March 28

Blogger's Note: The following was provided by YWCA Tri-County Area.

The achievements, leadership, and service of women in the Tri-County Area are in the spotlight as the YWCA Tri County Area presents its 24th annual Tribute to Exceptional Women at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 28, at the RiverCrest Golf Club and Preserve in Phoenixville.

Tickets to this annual event are now on sale, available online by visiting
Orien N. Barnes

The evening will begin with cocktails and bidding on silent auction items from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., with dinner, keynote speaker, and presentation of awards to follow.

Keynote speaker for the event is Orien N. Barnes, vice president for HR Learning, Talent Management, and Organizational Development for AmeriHealth Caritas. 

Barnes is an experienced human resources professional, leading training and development functions, and supporting organizational growth and development strategies.

Community members have nominated 28 women for their achievements in leadership, service, and career in the following categories: Arts, Business, Education, Health, Racial Justice, Non-Profit, STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math), the Rising Star Award for women 18-30, the Coretta Scott King Award for an agent of change, and Sally Lee Lifetime Achievement Award.

The 24th annual Tribute to Exceptional Women recognizes women for their ability to lead by example, embrace community responsibility, and excel in their careers. 

 YWCA Tri-County Area has been proud to provide this opportunity for the community to recognize and celebrate the exceptional contributions made by women in the Tri-County and surrounding areas.

Proceeds from Tribute to Exceptional Women support YWCA Tri-County Area’s mission to eliminate racism, empower women, and promote peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all. 

YWCA Tri-County Area educates children, youth, families, and communities through programming that empowers individuals to learn and grow throughout the lifespan, providing the foundation for a healthy and thriving community; and advocates for racial and social justice, empowerment and economic advancement and women and girls, and health and safety of women and girls.

YWCA Tri-County Area is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. YWCA Tri-County Area is a leader in advocacy for women and girls, works to eliminate racism, and empowers women through quality affordable childcare, adult literacy, and a host of programs to support the health and vitality of women, girls, and families.

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