Utica Y seeks nominations for outstanding area women

Nomination forms are now available for the YWCA’s 2012 Salute to Outstanding Women event.

The annual award ceremony, held each April, honors women in Oneida and Herkimer counties for their exceptional contributions to the community.

Eight women will be selected from the nominations, one in each of the following categories:

¿ Arts & Communications

¿ Business & Industry

¿ Education

¿ Health Care

¿ Human & Public Services

¿ Professions

¿ Racial Justice

¿ Unsung Heroine.

Nomination forms are due by Thursday, Feb. 2. Online forms can be accessed at www.ywcamv.org or may be picked up at the YWCA’s administrative offices, 1000 Cornelia St., Utica.

The 24th annual Salute to Outstanding Women luncheon will be held Thursday, April 5 at Hart’s Hill Inn in Whitesboro. For event information, contact Jackie Kussin at jkussin@ywcamv.org or 732-2159, ext. 238. For sponsorship information, contact Kristi Brennan at kbrennan@ywcamv.org, or 732-2159, ext. 235.