9th annual Women of Achievement luncheon to be held Sept. 26

9th annual Women of Achievement luncheon to be held Sept. 26

LINCOLN - Join YWCA at the 9th Annual Women of Achievement Awards Luncheon on Thursday, Sept. 26 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m, at Kirkbrae Country Club. Deb Ruggiero, local radio personality for Amazing Women, is the event emcee. Tickets are $50 and underwriting opportunities are also available. YWCA Rhode Island has announced the 12 Women of Achievement Award Winners for 2013 as follows: Major Lynn B. Hannon, First Lady Stephanie Chafee, Sister Ann C. Keefe, Eileen Hayes, Cheryl A. Burrell, Anna Cano Morales, Letitia Carter, Jacqueline L. Dowdy, Sally Ann Hay, Julie A. Rawlings, Angela Romans and Quota International - Woonsocket & Pawtucket/Central Falls.

Women of Achievement Awards are recognized nationally and bring attention to the accomplishments of women in industry, culture and public service in local communities. The awards are based on achievements promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity. Selection criteria focuses on exceptional skills, leadership and mentoring, breaking new ground or old barriers; and being agents of positive change and inspiring others.

Call Lisa Piscatelli at (401) 769-7450.