The Alton YWCA is preparing for its annual Women of Distinction Awards ceremony in the spring and is currently seeking nominees.   This April will be the 25th year for the awards and names should be submitted to the YWCA by January 15th

Event co-chair Margaret Freer says an honoree should be someone who gives back to the Riverbend:

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A volunteer panel of judges will select the honorees from nominations made by the public, businesses and organizations throughout the areas served including Madison, Jersey, Macoupin, St. Clair and Greene Counties, as well as St. Charles and north St. Louis County in Missouri.  Nomination forms are available at the YWCA in Alton, by calling the Y at 465-7774, or logging on to


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