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2014 YWCA Milestone Honorees announced

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The YWCA is honoring a number of women who have been making a difference in Northwest Ohio. On Thursday the organization announced its 19th annual Milestone Honorees.

Seven women from across the region are being recognized in different categories: 

  • Leslie Adams (Arts)
  • Susan Martyn (Education)
  • Dr. Sonia Najjar (Sciences)
  • Vallie Bowman-English (Government)
  • Marianne Ballas (Business)
  • Kim Sidwell (Social Services)
  • Barbara Eikost (Volunteerism)

"It's neat to find something that matters and then put your energy behind it," says Barbara Eikost, this year's nominee for Volunteerism. "Being a volunteer is a luxury. It's a treat. And you grow, you meet people you never would've know otherwise. It's enriching. It's uplifting. And it makes a difference.  It makes for a better community."

Congratulations to all the honorees. The awards luncheon is March 13 at the Seagate Centre. 13abc is a proud sponsor of the event.

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