The YWCA of Alton has announced the honorees for the 2013 Women of Distinction.   The 23rd annual Women of Distinction luncheon is scheduled for Tuesday May 21 at The Commons at Lewis and Clark Community College.  Those being honored this year include Donna Bemis, Susan Delano, Carolyn Dooley, Dr. Laura Pulaski Hill, Betsy Puent, Kathleen Riney, Debra Ross, LaDonna Whitner, Karen J. Wilson,and Denise Wolff.

According to the Women of Distinction Steeting Committee, the women this year were chosen based upon their leadership, outstanding personal achievements, contributions to our community and how their activities support the mission of the YWCA of Alton.  Since 1991, the YWCA of Alton has given special recognition to more than 200 local women through its Women of Distinction Award.  Tickets for the luncheon are $45 per person, or $400 for a table of 10.  For more information, you can call 465-7774 or find registration details at


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