YWCA introduces 2012 Outstanding Women Awards honorees

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - This afternoon the YWCA introduced its 2012 Outstanding Women Awards honorees to a packed downtown house.

Nine extraordinary women were recognized for their accomplishments in the arts, education, business, health, law, human relations, communications, volunteerism and non profit management.

Each has helped further the Y's mission of empowering women, elevating children and eliminating racism.

The honorees will be formally congratulated at the YWCA's 32 annual awards luncheon and fundraiser at the Marriott May 4th.

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