October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month…………

Please join us on Tuesday, October 23rd for

the  YWCA of the Niagara Frontier’s 

Domestic Violence Awareness Luncheon

      presented by the YWCA Advisory Committee

Special Guest Speaker

   TROY VINCENT

Troy Vincent For Paper

NFL Executive Vice President of Football Operations & Former NFL Player

                       WHEN: Tuesday, October 23, 2018, Lunch and program 12:00 pm –2:00 pm

        WHERE: YWCA Conference Center, 32 Cottage Street, Lockport, NY 14094

TICKETS: $30 .00 per person includes lunch & presentation

TO PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE GO TO

https://bpt.me/3613425

    or

CALL 716.433-6714

Proceeds benefit our Domestic Violence Programs

Please RSVP by October 16th

Troy’s commitment to leadership over violence has  anchored him as a nationally recognized voice for those who have none or struggle to be heard. As a humanitarian and powerful advocate in the national campaign against domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse, Troy is a servant leader, demonstrated by his visits to shelters, speaking to men’s groups and challenging others to lend their platforms.


 

THE 2018 NIAGARA AWARD RECIPIENTS

2018 Niagara Award Recipients

ART AWARD: CARMEL ‘CECE’ CARSON

EDUCATION AWARD: BERNADETTE SCHULTZ

EMERGING LEADER AWARD: JENNIFER PAULY

ENTREPRENEUR AWARD: AMI PATRICK

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AWARD: COLLEEN CALANDRELLI, RN

MANAGEMENT AWARD: CAROLYNE DEFRANCO

MILITARY/FIRST RESPONDER AWARD: MARY CUMMINGS

MILITARY/FIRST RESPONDER AWARD: MELISSA SCHREADER

SOCIAL CHANGE AGENT AWARD: GEORGIA ROBINSON-BRADBERRY

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: CARSEE HERRING

FRIEND OF THE YWCA: CHRIST AND MARY SPOSITO

This event was established by the Board of Directors of the YWCA of Niagara in 1997 as a fundraiser to publicly recognize and honor women who make significant contributions to the Niagara and Erie communities specific to the YWCA’s mission of empowering women, eliminating racism, and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all. Award recipients will be selected in one of the nine award categories (there may be more than one recipient in each category) and will be recognized at the dinner and their picture and bio will appear in local press articles and the event program. In addition, a pre-selected recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award as well as the Friend of the YWCA of the Niagara Frontier Award will be honored and presented with an award at the dinner.