Heart & Excellence Awards

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Our largest annual event, the Heart & Excellence Awards bring special attention to individuals who have taken great strides to extend the YWCA mission into our community. They are presented in association with our Legacy Luncheon fundraiser.

2019 LEGACY LUNCHEON/HEART & EXCELLENCE AWARDS

In 2019 we honored one organization and six outstanding individuals who demonstrated great community responsibility, determined leadership, courage in spirit and action, and exemplary service to break barriers and further the status of women and girls in the community. In addition, one outstanding local student was awarded the Cami’s Courage Memorial Scholarship.

2019 Honorees
Armenian Relief Society of Western USA
Marisol Espinoza
Stela Fejtek
Elissa Glickman
Linda Offray
Karen Swan
Sue Wilder

Cami’s Courage Memorial Scholarship Recipient
Maddie Bohman

2019 Legacy Luncheon Committee
Richard Bennett
Jessica First
Wendy Grove
Seda Khojayan
J.P. O’Connor
Ayana Rose
Suzonne Slaughter

2018 LEGACY LUNCHEON/HEART & EXCELLENCE AWARDS

In 2018 we honored one organization and three outstanding individuals who demonstrated great community responsibility, determined leadership, courage in spirit and action, and exemplary service to break barriers and further the status of women and girls in the community. In addition, one outstanding local student was awarded the Cami’s Courage Memorial Scholarship.

2018 Honorees
Western Diocese of the Armenian Church – Agape Circle
Carol Ann Burton
Marilyn Kay Butler
Sona A. Tatiyants

Cami’s Courage Memorial Scholarship Recipient
Amira Chowdhury

2018 Legacy Luncheon Committee
Allison Fuller, Chair
Ani Adjemian
Richard Bennett
Ilena Blicker
Wendy Grove
Jane Karageorge
Seda Khojayan
Suzonne Slaughter